The best times to visit Qostanay for ideal weather are

May 14th to September 9th

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



Other Qostanay Travel Info

Weather in Qostanay


Average temperatures in Qostanay 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 Qostanay, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 82.1°F (27.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.2°F (13.4°C) at night.

Qostanay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Qostanay 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.

Qostanay Perceived Temperature (F)


Qostanay Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Qostanay 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 9.5 1.8 -7.4
Feb 12.2 2.9 -7.8
Mar 28.6 20 9.5
Apr 53 42.3 29.3
May 68.8 57.6 42.6
Jun 77.8 66.5 51.5
Jul 80.7 69.7 55.9
Aug 79.2 66.7 51.8
Sep 67.2 55.4 41.2
Oct 52.4 40.6 28.7
Nov 33.8 26.4 18.1
Dec 15.6 7.4 -1.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -12.5 -16.8 -21.9
Feb -11 -16.2 -22.1
Mar -1.9 -6.7 -12.5
Apr 11.7 5.7 -1.5
May 20.4 14.2 5.9
Jun 25.4 19.2 10.8
Jul 27.1 20.9 13.3
Aug 26.2 19.3 11
Sep 19.6 13 5.1
Oct 11.3 4.8 -1.8
Nov 1 -3.1 -7.7
Dec -9.1 -13.7 -18.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Qostanay are January, February, and then March. 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 mid to late September with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of September 17th.

When can you find snow in Qostanay? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Qostanay.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0.2
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 1 0 0.5
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Qostanay has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (40.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (77.2%).

Wind in Qostanay is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by May and February. April’s average wind speed of around 9.6 knots (11.1 MPH or 17.9 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 18.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Feb 9.1 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Mar 9 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Apr 9.6 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
May 9.3 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Jun 8.7 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Jul 7.9 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Aug 7.8 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Sep 8.1 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Oct 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Nov 8.9 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Dec 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.1%
Feb 70.7%
Mar 75.9%
Apr 51.6%
May 40.5%
Jun 41.4%
Jul 49.2%
Aug 44.9%
Sep 47.7%
Oct 60.2%
Nov 77.2%
Dec 71.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Qostanay?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 14, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Qostanay, 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 Qostanay 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

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 27.6 in February means 27.6% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Qostanay Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.8°F (22.1°C) and 16.8°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 the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Qostanay, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 75.3°F (24.1°C) and 29.9°F (-1.2°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 Qostanay to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 22.8°F (-5.1°C) and 5.9°F (-14.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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