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.
Astana Travel Guide
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Weather in Astana
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)
Astana 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.
Astana Perceived Temperature (F)
Astana Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
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||5.3||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|
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
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.