The best times to visit Armenia for ideal weather are
May 21st to October 7th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Armenia
Average temperatures in Armenia vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Armenia, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 90.8°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.7°F (15.9°C) at night.
Armenia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Armenia Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Armenia Perceived Temperature (F)
Armenia Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Armenia 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Armenia are July, September, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid December. For example, on the week of December 17th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid May with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 7th.
When can you find snow in Armenia? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Armenia is often around around December 3rd 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 Armenia.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Armenia (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Armenia has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (53.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (70.3%).
Wind in Armenia is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by June and January. March’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early June where average top sustained speeds reach 11.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Armenia.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||5.6||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.2||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.9||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.6||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.9||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.7||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.6||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.9||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.3||Light breeze||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.3||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.9||Light breeze||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.7||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Armenia?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Armenia; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Armenia is July, followed by June and August. 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 Armenia 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
Overall Armenia Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76.9°F (24.9°C) and 45.8°F (7.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Armenia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 44.7°F (7.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Armenia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.2°F (7.9°C) and 31°F (-0.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.
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