The best times to visit Iran for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 13th


September 24th to November 11th

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 Iran


Average temperatures in Iran 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 52nd 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 Iran, 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 98.4°F (36.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.9°F (23.8°C) at night.

Iran Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Iran 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.

Iran Perceived Temperature (F)


Iran Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Iran 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 54.3 44.7 35.3
Feb 57.9 48.7 39.3
Mar 67.3 57.2 46.2
Apr 76.3 66 54.6
May 86.7 76 63.6
Jun 94.7 83.7 70.5
Jul 97.9 87 74.4
Aug 96.6 85.5 72.8
Sep 90.9 79.2 66.2
Oct 80.9 69.4 57.2
Nov 67.2 56.8 46.7
Dec 58.1 48 38.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12.4 7.1 1.8
Feb 14.4 9.3 4.1
Mar 19.6 14 7.9
Apr 24.6 18.9 12.6
May 30.4 24.4 17.6
Jun 34.8 28.7 21.4
Jul 36.6 30.6 23.6
Aug 35.9 29.7 22.7
Sep 32.7 26.2 19
Oct 27.2 20.8 14
Nov 19.6 13.8 8.2
Dec 14.5 8.9 3.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Iran are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th 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 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Iran? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around May, especially close to early to mid May. The best time to ski (if at all) in Iran is often around around June 4th 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 Iran.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 7% 3 1
Feb 8% 2.6 0.9
Mar 7% 2 0.9
Apr 7% 2.6 0.8
May 4% 27.6 0.4
Jun 2% 1.2 0.6
Jul 1% 0 0.3
Aug 1% 0 0.2
Sep 2% 0 0.3
Oct 4% 6.1 0.8
Nov 7% 1.2 1.2
Dec 5% 2.3 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 7.6 2.5
Feb 8 6.6 2.3
Mar 7 5.1 2.3
Apr 7 6.6 2
May 4 70.1 1
Jun 2 3 1.5
Jul 1 0 0.8
Aug 1 0 0.5
Sep 2 0 0.8
Oct 4 15.5 2
Nov 7 3 3
Dec 5 5.8 2


Humidity and Wind

Iran has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is June (29.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (54.2%).

Wind in Iran is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and May. July’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 14.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.9 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.8 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Mar 6.5 Light breeze 13.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.4 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 6.6 Light breeze 13.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.8 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 13.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.5 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Sep 5.7 Light breeze 12 Gentle breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Nov 4.6 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.6 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.2%
Feb 51.1%
Mar 42.9%
Apr 40.3%
May 34.4%
Jun 29.6%
Jul 30.2%
Aug 31.1%
Sep 32.6%
Oct 38.2%
Nov 48.4%
Dec 51.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Iran?

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 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 Iran 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 very reliable. 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 Iran Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.5°F (33.6°C) and 62°F (16.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 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 hot 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 Iran, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.5°F (34.2°C) and 62.9°F (17.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 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 Iran to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62°F (16.7°C) and 52.2°F (11.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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