The best times to visit Baku for ideal weather are
April 2nd to June 17th
September 3rd to November 18th
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 Baku
Average temperatures in Baku vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter 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 Baku, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 94.3°F (34.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.2°F (24.6°C) at night.
Baku Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Baku 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.
Baku Perceived Temperature (F)
Baku Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Baku 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 Baku are July, May, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.
When can you find snow in Baku? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Baku.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Baku (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
Baku has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (54.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (77.5%).
Wind in Baku is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.3 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 13.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Baku.
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||6||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.5||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.2||Gentle breeze||11.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||6.3||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.5||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.8||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.8||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.2||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.8||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.6||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.9||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.8||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Baku?
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 Azerbaijan; 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 Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Baku, Azerbaijan 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 Baku 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 Baku Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83.1°F (28.4°C) and 48.4°F (9.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Baku, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 52.2°F (11.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 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 too cold this time of year in Baku to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.8°F (11.6°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.