The best times to visit Bala-Chychkan for ideal weather are

May 7th to September 16th

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

 

 


Other Bala-Chychkan Travel Info

Weather in Bala-Chychkan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Bala-Chychkan vary drastically. 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 55th 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 Bala-Chychkan, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 85.4°F (29.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.7°F (14.3°C) at night.

Bala-Chychkan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Bala-Chychkan 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.

Bala-Chychkan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Bala-Chychkan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Bala-Chychkan 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 36.5 23.5 12.6
Feb 36.8 25.9 16.2
Mar 52 39.5 28.6
Apr 64.2 51.8 39.7
May 73.5 60.7 47.1
Jun 81 68 54.3
Jul 84.3 70.8 57.1
Aug 82.8 68.4 54.5
Sep 74.4 58.7 44.4
Oct 63.3 48 35.4
Nov 49.2 35.9 25.9
Dec 38.1 25.5 15.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 2.5 -4.7 -10.8
Feb 2.7 -3.4 -8.8
Mar 11.1 4.2 -1.9
Apr 17.9 11 4.3
May 23.1 15.9 8.4
Jun 27.2 20 12.4
Jul 29.1 21.6 13.9
Aug 28.2 20.2 12.5
Sep 23.6 14.8 6.9
Oct 17.4 8.9 1.9
Nov 9.6 2.2 -3.4
Dec 3.4 -3.6 -9.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bala-Chychkan are January, March, and then April. 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 mid May with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.

When can you find snow in Bala-Chychkan? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Bala-Chychkan is often around around December 17th 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 Bala-Chychkan.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bala-Chychkan (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 2 0
Feb 1% 1.7 0.1
Mar 0% 2.6 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0.9 0
Dec 0% 4.6 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 5.1 0
Feb 1 4.3 0.3
Mar 0 6.6 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 2.3 0
Dec 0 11.7 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Bala-Chychkan has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (38.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (62.7%).

Wind in Bala-Chychkan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and March. May’s average wind speed of around 2.4 knots (2.7 MPH or 4.4 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 5.8 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bala-Chychkan.

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

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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 1.9 Barely noticeable 3.4 Barely noticeable
Feb 1.9 Barely noticeable 3.6 Barely noticeable
Mar 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.7 Barely noticeable
Apr 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
May 2.4 Barely noticeable 5 Barely noticeable
Jun 2.4 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Jul 2.1 Barely noticeable 4.2 Barely noticeable
Aug 2 Barely noticeable 4.2 Light breeze
Sep 2 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable
Oct 1.9 Barely noticeable 3.8 Barely noticeable
Nov 1.8 Barely noticeable 3.4 Barely noticeable
Dec 1.8 Barely noticeable 3.4 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56%
Feb 62.7%
Mar 56.2%
Apr 49.9%
May 45.3%
Jun 40.1%
Jul 38.5%
Aug 39.6%
Sep 42.2%
Oct 48.5%
Nov 57.8%
Dec 58.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Bala-Chychkan?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for the Kyrgyzstan; 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 Oct 31, 2023.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bala-Chychkan, Kyrgyzstan is August, followed by July and October. 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 Bala-Chychkan in March. 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 44.2 in March means 44.2% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Bala-Chychkan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 78.1°F (25.6°C) and 41.7°F (5.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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. These months see moderate precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bala-Chychkan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.4°F (25.2°C) and 44.9°F (7.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. 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 Bala-Chychkan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41.7°F (5.4°C) and 33.4°F (0.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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