Kars weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Kars

The best time to visit in Kars in Turkey is from June until September, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Kars is 25°C in August and the lowest is -4°C in January.

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -4 -2 2 10 15 20 24 25 20 13 5 -1
Precipitation (mm) 10 9 12 13 26 15 14 10 8 19 6 10

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14 day weather forecast Kars

The weather for in Kars will be 5° till -5° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 5 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Monday 6 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Wednesday 8 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-9°
0.8 cm 0.8 mm 70% 1 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
0.4 cm 1.3 mm 65% 1 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-9°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-11°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 12 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-8°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Monday 13 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 14 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
-6°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-4°
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 1 m/s 1
Thursday 16 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-5°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 17 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
-6°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 18 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
-7°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1

Climate Kars

Kars has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Kars is 11° degrees and there is about 151 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 270 days a year with an average humidity of 73% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Kars

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -4 -2 2 10 15 20 24 25 20 13 5 -1
Night temp. (°C) -12 -11 -6 0 4 7 11 12 8 4 -2 -8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 10 9 12 13 26 15 14 10 8 19 6 10
Days with rain 3 2 4 7 12 8 8 5 5 7 3 2
Days with snow 8 6 5 2 - - - - - 1 3 6
Dry days 20 20 22 21 19 22 23 26 25 23 24 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 8 11 12 12 12 12 12 7 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 1 2 3 4 5 5 5 4 2 2 2

Kars weather by month

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

Kars is located in Turkey. It lies in a straight line at 8,663 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Kars are:

  • Latitude: 40.59825
  • Longitude: 43.085477

The GPS coordinates are 40° 35' N, 43° 5' E

How long is the flight to Kars?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Kars is approximately 12 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Kars?

These are the airports closests to Kars:

  • Kars Airport (5 km) – Kars
  • Iğdır Airport (96 km) – Iğdır
  • Zvartnots International Airport (122 km) – Yerevan

How many inhabitants are there in Kars?

Kars has approximately 77,486 inhabitants.

How big is Kars?

The area of Kars is around 55 km².

What is the currency of Kars?

In Kars the Turkish lira (TRY) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 5 December 2021

  • 1 Turkish lira = 0.49 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 2.04 Turkish lira
  • 10 Turkish lira = 4.90 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 20.40 Turkish lira
  • 100 Turkish lira = 49.02 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 204.00 Turkish lira

What is the area code of Kars?

The area code to call Kars is +90.