The best times to visit Mashhad for ideal weather are

April 9th to May 27th


September 10th 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.

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Mashhad Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Mashhad


    Average temperatures in Mashhad vary greatly and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 77 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Mashhad, the hottest months are July, June, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-July where highs are regularly around 98.3°F (36.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71°F (21.7°C) at night.

    Mashhad Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Mashhad 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.

    Mashhad Perceived Temperature (F)


    Mashhad Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Mashhad 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 47.2 36.2 26.3
    Feb 49.9 39.8 30.2
    Mar 61.5 50.1 38.8
    Apr 73.3 61.1 49.3
    May 84.4 71.7 58.7
    Jun 93.6 80.5 66.3
    Jul 96.5 83.7 69.6
    Aug 93.9 80.5 66
    Sep 86.2 71.8 57.2
    Oct 73.9 60.3 47.3
    Nov 59.3 47.6 37.3
    Dec 50.8 39.5 30

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 8.4 2.3 -3.2
    Feb 9.9 4.3 -1
    Mar 16.4 10.1 3.8
    Apr 22.9 16.2 9.6
    May 29.1 22.1 14.8
    Jun 34.2 26.9 19.1
    Jul 35.8 28.7 20.9
    Aug 34.4 26.9 18.9
    Sep 30.1 22.1 14
    Oct 23.3 15.7 8.5
    Nov 15.2 8.7 2.9
    Dec 10.4 4.2 -1.1

    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 Mashhad.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 17.1 2.7 0.02
    Feb 28.6 3.7 0.04
    Mar 27.1 3.6 0.06
    Apr 25.7 0 0.04
    May 22.9 0 0.05
    Jun 5.7 0 0
    Jul 1.4 0 0
    Aug 0 0 0
    Sep 2.9 0 0
    Oct 8.6 0 0.01
    Nov 17.1 1.1 0.03
    Dec 14.3 4.3 0.02

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 17.1 6.9 0.05
    Feb 28.6 9.4 0.1
    Mar 27.1 9.1 0.15
    Apr 25.7 0 0.1
    May 22.9 0 0.13
    Jun 5.7 0 0
    Jul 1.4 0 0
    Aug 0 0 0
    Sep 2.9 0 0
    Oct 8.6 0 0.03
    Nov 17.1 2.8 0.08
    Dec 14.3 10.9 0.05


    Humidity and Wind

    Mashhad has far below average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is July (12.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (57.4%).

    Wind in Mashhad is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.5 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid-July where average top sustained speeds reach 17.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    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.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 3.7 light air 9.5 a gentle breeze
    Feb 5.3 a light breeze 12.2 a moderate breeze
    Mar 5.5 a light breeze 13.1 a gentle breeze
    Apr 5.6 a light breeze 13.7 a moderate breeze
    May 5.8 a light breeze 14.4 a gentle breeze
    Jun 6.7 a light breeze 16.1 a moderate breeze
    Jul 7.3 a gentle breeze 17 a gentle breeze
    Aug 6.8 a light breeze 16 a moderate breeze
    Sep 5.8 a light breeze 13.9 a gentle breeze
    Oct 4.8 a light breeze 11.4 a moderate breeze
    Nov 3.8 light air 9.5 a gentle breeze
    Dec 3.7 light air 9.3 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 57.4
    Feb 56.5
    Mar 49.9
    Apr 40.5
    May 30.2
    Jun 16.5
    Jul 12.9
    Aug 13
    Sep 16.7
    Oct 29.6
    Nov 49.8
    Dec 55.2


    Is it Safe to Travel to Mashhad?

    As of 6/27/2017 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Iran; 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.

    Overall Mashhad Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 54°F (12.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported 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 quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Mashhad, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 88.5°F (31.4°C) and 55.2°F (12.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is too cold this time of year in Mashhad to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.6°F (10.9°C) and 44.8°F (7.1°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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