Kyrgyzstan weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Kyrgyzstan

The best time to visit in Kyrgyzstan is from June until September, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Kyrgyzstan is 26°C in July and the lowest is -1°C in January. The weather and climate of Kyrgyzstan is suitable for a winter sports.

Kyrgyzstan has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Kyrgyzstan 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 Kyrgyzstan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -1 -1 8 13 19 23 26 25 20 14 6 0
Precipitation (mm) 21 28 45 53 78 84 51 42 30 32 32 28
Climate data from city: Bishkek

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14 day weather forecast Kyrgyzstan

The weather for in Kyrgyzstan will be 27° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Kyrgyzstan is based on the weather conditions in the city of Bishkek.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
16°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
15°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 6
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
16°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 6
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
12°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 6
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
0.4 mm 30% 2 m/s 5
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0.6 mm 35% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0.3 mm 20% 2 m/s 2
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5

Climate Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan has the continental climate prevailing. In the summer it is warm and dry, and in the winter it is cold and wet. The average annual temperature for Kyrgyzstan is 13° degrees and there is about 524 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 114 days a year with an average humidity of 57% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Kyrgyzstan

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -1 -1 8 13 19 23 26 25 20 14 6 0
Night temp. (°C) -8 -8 0 4 9 14 16 15 11 5 -2 -7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 21 28 45 53 78 84 51 42 30 32 32 28
Days with rain 11 10 15 17 19 21 17 13 12 12 11 9
Days with snow 10 11 5 1 - - - - - 2 7 9
Dry days 10 7 11 12 12 9 14 18 18 17 12 13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 8 8 12 12 12 10 10 9 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 2 3 4 4 5 6 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Kyrgyzstan? 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 Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyzstan lies in a straight line about 10,145 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Bishkek).

How long is the flight to Kyrgyzstan?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Kyrgyzstan is approximately 12 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Kyrgyzstan?

These are the largest airports in Kyrgyzstan:

  • Manas International Airport – Bishkek
  • Osh Airport – Osh
  • Issyk-Kul International Airport – Tamchy

How many inhabitants are there in Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyzstan has approximately 6,140,200 inhabitants.

How big is Kyrgyzstan?

The area of Kyrgyzstan is around 198,500 km². It is 6x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Kyrgyzstan?

The capital of Kyrgyzstan is Bishkek.

What is the currency of Kyrgyzstan?

In Kyrgyzstan the Kyrgyzstani som (KGS) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 September 2021

  • 1 Kyrgyzstani som = 5.50 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.18 Kyrgyzstani som
  • 10 Kyrgyzstani som = 54.97 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 1.82 Kyrgyzstani som
  • 100 Kyrgyzstani som = 549.71 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 18.20 Kyrgyzstani som

What is the area code of Kyrgyzstan?

The area code to call Kyrgyzstan is +996.