The best times to visit Astana for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 2nd

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

 

 


Other Astana Travel Info

Weather in Astana

Temperature

Average temperatures in Astana vary an incredible amount. 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 50th 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 Astana, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 81°F (27.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.9°F (12.2°C) at night.

Astana Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Astana Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Astana Perceived Temperature (F)

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Astana Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Astana 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 9.7 0.8 -8.8
Feb 12.1 2.5 -8.1
Mar 29.3 20.2 9.4
Apr 53.8 42.5 30.3
May 68 55.8 41.2
Jun 77.2 65.4 50.8
Jul 77.4 66.2 54
Aug 76.1 63.8 50.4
Sep 64.7 51.9 38.1
Oct 48.8 38.7 28.6
Nov 29.3 22.7 15.2
Dec 14.7 7.5 -1.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -12.4 -17.3 -22.7
Feb -11.1 -16.4 -22.3
Mar -1.5 -6.6 -12.6
Apr 12.1 5.8 -0.9
May 20 13.2 5.1
Jun 25.1 18.6 10.4
Jul 25.2 19 12.2
Aug 24.5 17.7 10.2
Sep 18.2 11.1 3.4
Oct 9.3 3.7 -1.9
Nov -1.5 -5.2 -9.3
Dec -9.6 -13.6 -18.4

 


 

 

Humidity and Wind

Astana has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (41.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (74.6%).

Wind in Astana is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by March and April. November’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8.1 MPH or 13 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 5.3 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.3 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.7 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.4 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
May 6.3 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.3 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.1 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.9 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 5 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.5 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Nov 7 Gentle breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.7%
Feb 69.1%
Mar 71.3%
Apr 52.1%
May 41.6%
Jun 43.6%
Jul 54.6%
Aug 51.5%
Sep 49.8%
Oct 61%
Nov 74.6%
Dec 71.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Astana?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Kazakhstan; exercise a high degree of caution. 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 Astana, Kazakhstan is October, 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 Astana in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 27.6 in February means 27.6% of the tourists vs. October.

 

 

Overall Astana Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 73.2°F (22.9°C) and 20.8°F (-6.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is fairly slow 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. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Astana, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70°F (21.1°C) and 24°F (-4.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. 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 Astana to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 20.8°F (-6.2°C) and 8.6°F (-13°C). These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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