The best times to visit Atyrau for ideal weather are
April 23rd to June 17th
August 20th 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.
Atyrau Travel Guide
Other Atyrau Travel Info
Weather in Atyrau
Average temperatures in Atyrau 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 48th 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 Atyrau, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 95.8°F (35.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.7°F (21.5°C) at night.
Atyrau Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Atyrau 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.
Atyrau Perceived Temperature (F)
Atyrau Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Atyrau 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 Atyrau are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.
When can you find snow in Atyrau? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Atyrau is often around around March 12th 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 Atyrau.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Atyrau (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
Atyrau has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (26.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (72.8%).
Wind in Atyrau is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.7 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Atyrau.
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||7.1||Gentle breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||7.9||Gentle breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8||Gentle breeze||11.8||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||7.6||Gentle breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|May||7.5||Gentle breeze||12.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.8||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.9||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.7||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||6.3||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.9||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.1||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||7.4||Gentle breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Atyrau?
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 Atyrau, Kazakhstan is June, followed by May and July. 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 Atyrau in November. 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 Atyrau Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Atyrau, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 84°F (28.9°C) and 38.6°F (3.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 Atyrau to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 34°F (1.1°C) and 21.3°F (-5.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.