Kazakhstan weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Kazakhstan

The best time to visit in Kazakhstan is from June until August, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Kazakhstan is 25°C in June and the lowest is -12°C in January. The weather and climate of Kazakhstan is suitable for a winter sports.

Kazakhstan has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Kazakhstan or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Kazakhstan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -12 -11 -2 11 19 25 25 25 18 8 -3 -9
Precipitation (mm) 7 7 16 12 17 18 27 17 8 15 17 13
Climate data from city: Astana

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14 day weather forecast Kazakhstan

The weather for in Kazakhstan will be -7° till -17° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Kazakhstan is based on the weather conditions in the city of Astana.

Weather forecast this week

Monday 6 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
7.3 cm 6.1 mm 95% 4 m/s 0
Tuesday 7 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
-17°
0.1 cm 0.2 mm 25% 3 m/s 0
Wednesday 8 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-16°
-27°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-12°
-27°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 0
Friday 10 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-8°
-17°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
-14°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Sunday 12 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
-10°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Monday 13 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
-16°
11.7 cm 9.8 mm 95% 7 m/s 1
Tuesday 14 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-16°
-29°
1.6 cm 1.5 mm 80% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-25°
-33°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 16 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-26°
-31°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 17 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-20°
-32°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 18 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-21°
-26°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Sunday 19 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-17°
-22°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1

Climate Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for Kazakhstan is 8° degrees and there is about 174 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 221 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Kazakhstan

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -12 -11 -2 11 19 25 25 25 18 8 -3 -9
Night temp. (°C) -19 -19 -10 2 9 15 15 14 9 2 -7 -15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 7 7 16 12 17 18 27 17 8 15 17 13
Days with rain 1 - 5 10 10 10 14 9 6 7 3 1
Days with snow 9 10 12 3 - - - - - 4 10 12
Dry days 21 18 14 17 21 20 17 22 24 20 17 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 4 5 8 12 14 13 10 8 6 3 2
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 2 4 4 6 5 5 4 2 2 1
Climate data from city: Astana

Kazakhstan weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Kazakhstan? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan lies in a straight line about 10,307 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Astana). By car the distance is 15,317 km. You are on your way 223 hours and 50 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Kazakhstan?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Kazakhstan is approximately 13 hours.

What are the largest airports in Kazakhstan?

These are the largest airports in Kazakhstan:

How many inhabitants are there in Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan has approximately 18,232,000 inhabitants.

How big is Kazakhstan?

The area of Kazakhstan is around 2,724,900 km². It is 2,5x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Kazakhstan?

The capital of Kazakhstan is Astana.

What is the currency of Kazakhstan?

In Kazakhstan the Kazakhstani tenge (KZT) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 6 December 2021

  • 1 Kazakhstani tenge = 27.71 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.036 Kazakhstani tenge
  • 10 Kazakhstani tenge = 277.07 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.36 Kazakhstani tenge
  • 100 Kazakhstani tenge = 2,770.70 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 3.61 Kazakhstani tenge

What is the area code of Kazakhstan?

The area code to call Kazakhstan is +7.