The best times to visit Petropavl for ideal weather are
May 14th to September 2nd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Petropavl Travel Guide
Other Petropavl Travel Info
Weather in Petropavl
Average temperatures in Petropavl vary an incredible amount. 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 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 Petropavl, 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 79.8°F (26.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.5°F (15.3°C) at night.
Petropavl Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Petropavl Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Petropavl Perceived Temperature (F)
Petropavl Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Petropavl 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Petropavl 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 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 Petropavl? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Petropavl is often around around February 26th 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 Petropavl.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Petropavl (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Petropavl has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (41.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (73.1%).
Wind in Petropavl is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by April and May. February’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.2 MPH or 16.4 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Petropavl.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||7.2||Gentle breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Feb||8.9||Gentle breeze||13.8||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|Apr||8.7||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|May||8.4||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Jun||7.5||Gentle breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.5||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7||Gentle breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6.8||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.9||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7.9||Gentle breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.2||Gentle breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Petropavl?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Kazakhstan; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 23, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Petropavl, Kazakhstan is October, followed by June and August. 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 Petropavl in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Petropavl Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.5°F (21.4°C) and 16.9°F (-8.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 Petropavl, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 65.4°F (18.6°C) and 26.5°F (-3.1°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 Petropavl to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 19.4°F (-7°C) and 3.4°F (-15.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.