The best times to visit Gabala for ideal weather are

April 23rd to July 1st


August 20th to October 21st

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



Other Gabala Travel Info

Weather in Gabala


Average temperatures in Gabala 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 54th 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 Gabala, 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 91.9°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.6°F (22.6°C) at night.

Gabala Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Gabala 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.

Gabala Perceived Temperature (F)


Gabala Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Gabala 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 41.3 34.4 30.1
Feb 40.7 34.4 30.2
Mar 52.4 44.2 37.7
Apr 62.4 53.9 46.8
May 73.2 64.6 57.1
Jun 82.2 72.7 64
Jul 85.8 76.8 68.9
Aug 86.6 76.8 68.9
Sep 77.3 68.2 61.1
Oct 64.6 56.8 51.2
Nov 52.8 44.9 39.6
Dec 45.2 37.7 32.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.2 1.3 -1.1
Feb 4.8 1.3 -1
Mar 11.3 6.8 3.2
Apr 16.9 12.2 8.2
May 22.9 18.1 13.9
Jun 27.9 22.6 17.8
Jul 29.9 24.9 20.5
Aug 30.3 24.9 20.5
Sep 25.2 20.1 16.2
Oct 18.1 13.8 10.7
Nov 11.6 7.2 4.2
Dec 7.3 3.2 0.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gabala are December, August, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.

When can you find snow in Gabala? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Gabala 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 Gabala.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 2.1 1.1
Feb 9% 6.7 1.3
Mar 13% 2.2 1
Apr 9% 0.4 1
May 6% 0 0.7
Jun 10% 0 1.4
Jul 4% 0 1.5
Aug 2% 0 0.3
Sep 4% 0 2.4
Oct 10% 0 2.2
Nov 8% 4.6 2.3
Dec 1% 2.2 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 5.3 2.8
Feb 9 17 3.3
Mar 13 5.6 2.5
Apr 9 1 2.5
May 6 0 1.8
Jun 10 0 3.6
Jul 4 0 3.8
Aug 2 0 0.8
Sep 4 0 6.1
Oct 10 0 5.6
Nov 8 11.7 5.8
Dec 1 5.6 0.3


Humidity and Wind

Gabala has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (47.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (71%).

Wind in Gabala is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 3.1 knots (3.6 MPH or 5.8 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 mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 6.7 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2.5 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable
Feb 2.6 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable
Mar 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.5 Barely noticeable
Apr 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
May 2.6 Barely noticeable 4.4 Barely noticeable
Jun 2.6 Barely noticeable 4.2 Light breeze
Jul 2.4 Barely noticeable 3.9 Barely noticeable
Aug 2.5 Barely noticeable 3.7 Barely noticeable
Sep 2.4 Barely noticeable 3.8 Barely noticeable
Oct 2.3 Barely noticeable 3.5 Barely noticeable
Nov 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.1 Barely noticeable
Dec 2.5 Barely noticeable 3.8 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.1%
Feb 71%
Mar 63%
Apr 62.3%
May 55.8%
Jun 49.4%
Jul 47.6%
Aug 50.1%
Sep 59%
Oct 69.3%
Nov 69.3%
Dec 65.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Gabala?

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 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 Sep 18, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Gabala, Azerbaijan is July, followed by February and June. 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 Gabala in December. 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.7 in December means 41.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Gabala Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 46.6°F (8.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Gabala, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.8°F (28.2°C) and 49.1°F (9.5°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 too cold this time of year in Gabala to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.9°F (8.3°C) and 37°F (2.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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