The best times to visit Esfahan for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 10th


August 27th to October 28th

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



Other Esfahan Travel Info

Weather in Esfahan


Average temperatures in Esfahan vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice between summer and winter. The temperatures feel cold for about half the year, and too hot for part of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Esfahan, 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 101.9°F (38.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.5°F (19.2°C) at night.

Esfahan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Esfahan Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Esfahan Perceived Temperature (F)


Esfahan Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Esfahan 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 50.7 35.6 21.7
Feb 56.5 41.6 26.6
Mar 66.2 51.3 35.3
Apr 74.7 60.4 44.2
May 85.4 70.7 53.4
Jun 96.2 81.2 62.2
Jul 100.4 85.4 66.6
Aug 97.3 81.7 62.1
Sep 90.3 73.4 54.1
Oct 78.9 62.1 44.6
Nov 62.3 47 32.6
Dec 53.1 37.7 24.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 10.4 2 -5.7
Feb 13.6 5.3 -3
Mar 19 10.7 1.8
Apr 23.7 15.8 6.8
May 29.7 21.5 11.9
Jun 35.7 27.3 16.8
Jul 38 29.7 19.2
Aug 36.3 27.6 16.7
Sep 32.4 23 12.3
Oct 26.1 16.7 7
Nov 16.8 8.3 0.3
Dec 11.7 3.2 -4.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Esfahan are July, September, 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 late May. For example, on the week of May 21st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid April with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 9th.

When can you find snow in Esfahan? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Esfahan is often around around December 3rd 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 Esfahan.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Esfahan (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 1.4 0.3
Feb 6% 0.8 0.7
Mar 9% 0.8 1.1
Apr 9% 0 0.8
May 4% 0 0.4
Jun 2% 0 0.9
Jul 0% 0 0.2
Aug 1% 0 0.2
Sep 0% 0 0.1
Oct 1% 0 0.1
Nov 8% 0.8 1
Dec 4% 0.4 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 3.6 0.8
Feb 6 2 1.8
Mar 9 2 2.8
Apr 9 0 2
May 4 0 1
Jun 2 0 2.3
Jul 0 0 0.5
Aug 1 0 0.5
Sep 0 0 0.3
Oct 1 0 0.3
Nov 8 2 2.5
Dec 4 1 1.5


Humidity and Wind

Esfahan has some comfortably humid months, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is July (10% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (46.3%).

Wind in Esfahan is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and March. May’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.2 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 19.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 4.5 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Feb 6 Light breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Apr 7.1 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
May 7.1 Gentle breeze 17.1 Significant breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Jul 6 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Aug 5.7 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Sep 5.6 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Nov 4.2 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Dec 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 42.6%
Feb 31.2%
Mar 25.3%
Apr 24%
May 19.2%
Jun 10.6%
Jul 10%
Aug 11.3%
Sep 12.9%
Oct 21.5%
Nov 40.7%
Dec 46.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Esfahan?

Our best data indicates this area is generally not safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are very strong travel warnings for Iran; avoid all travel. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Esfahan, Iran is June, followed by July and January. 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 Esfahan 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

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 76.6 in November means 76.6% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Esfahan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 91.8°F (33.2°C) and 60.8°F (16°C) with 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 Esfahan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92°F (33.3°C) and 57.1°F (13.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Esfahan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 60.8°F (16°C) and 47.1°F (8.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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