The best times to visit Ardabil for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Ardabil Travel Info

Weather in Ardabil


Average temperatures in Ardabil vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 53rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Ardabil, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 82°F (27.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.8°F (12.1°C) at night.

Ardabil Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Ardabil Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Ardabil Perceived Temperature (F)


Ardabil Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Ardabil Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 38.1 28.9 19.3
Feb 42 32.7 23
Mar 52.2 41.2 30.1
Apr 60.6 48.9 37.7
May 70.9 58 45.5
Jun 75.6 63.5 51.2
Jul 78.6 66.6 54.4
Aug 78.6 65.9 53.6
Sep 73.5 60.6 49.9
Oct 65.3 53 42.3
Nov 53.3 42.3 32.3
Dec 44.2 33.9 24.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.4 -1.7 -7.1
Feb 5.6 0.4 -5
Mar 11.2 5.1 -1.1
Apr 15.9 9.4 3.2
May 21.6 14.4 7.5
Jun 24.2 17.5 10.7
Jul 25.9 19.2 12.4
Aug 25.9 18.8 12
Sep 23.1 15.9 9.9
Oct 18.5 11.7 5.7
Nov 11.8 5.7 0.2
Dec 6.8 1.1 -4.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ardabil are July, August, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 9th.

When can you find snow in Ardabil? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Ardabil is often around around November 19th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ardabil.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ardabil (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 2.3 0.5
Feb 9% 2.6 0.9
Mar 12% 2.6 1
Apr 19% 3.1 1.8
May 13% 0 1.6
Jun 9% 0 1.2
Jul 2% 0 0.2
Aug 3% 0 0.5
Sep 5% 0 0.4
Oct 5% 0 0.7
Nov 11% 1.6 1
Dec 8% 3.3 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 5.8 1.3
Feb 9 6.6 2.3
Mar 12 6.6 2.5
Apr 19 7.9 4.6
May 13 0 4.1
Jun 9 0 3
Jul 2 0 0.5
Aug 3 0 1.3
Sep 5 0 1
Oct 5 0 1.8
Nov 11 4.1 2.5
Dec 8 8.4 2


Humidity and Wind

Ardabil has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (60.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (70.7%).

Wind in Ardabil is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by January and February. March’s average wind speed of around 9.7 knots (11.2 MPH or 18 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 20.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ardabil.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9.6 Gentle breeze 18.2 Strong breeze
Feb 8.9 Gentle breeze 17.6 Strong breeze
Mar 9.7 Gentle breeze 18.9 Strong breeze
Apr 7.8 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
May 5.7 Light breeze 14.9 Strong breeze
Jun 6.2 Light breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Jul 7.5 Gentle breeze 18 Strong breeze
Aug 7.8 Gentle breeze 18.4 Strong breeze
Sep 7 Gentle breeze 16.9 Strong breeze
Oct 6.5 Light breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Nov 6.5 Light breeze 14.6 Strong breeze
Dec 7.8 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.6%
Feb 67.9%
Mar 60.9%
Apr 63.7%
May 64.3%
Jun 65.5%
Jul 63.2%
Aug 62.2%
Sep 70.7%
Oct 68.7%
Nov 69.3%
Dec 62%


Is it Safe to Travel to Ardabil?

Our best data indicates this area is generally not safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are very strong travel warnings for Iran; avoid all travel. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ardabil, Iran is July, followed by February and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Ardabil in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.7 in December means 41.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Ardabil Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76.3°F (24.6°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ardabil, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 78°F (25.6°C) and 48.7°F (9.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Ardabil to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.4°F (9.7°C) and 35.5°F (1.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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