The best times to visit Rasht for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 17th

or

September 3rd to November 25th

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 Rasht

Temperature

Average temperatures in Rasht vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 38th 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 Rasht, 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 90.3°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.5°F (21.9°C) at night.

Rasht Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Rasht Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Rasht Perceived Temperature (F)

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Rasht Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Rasht 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 52.8 45 37.4
Feb 51.1 44.6 38.8
Mar 58.4 50 42.7
Apr 65.9 57.3 50
May 77 68.8 61.3
Jun 84.2 76.4 68.3
Jul 87.2 79.5 71.3
Aug 87.5 78.8 70.4
Sep 81.4 73.3 66.3
Oct 72.3 64.4 57.7
Nov 62.5 54.6 47.3
Dec 56.2 48.4 40.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.6 7.2 3
Feb 10.6 7 3.8
Mar 14.7 10 5.9
Apr 18.8 14.1 10
May 25 20.4 16.3
Jun 29 24.7 20.2
Jul 30.7 26.4 21.8
Aug 30.8 26 21.3
Sep 27.4 22.9 19.1
Oct 22.4 18 14.3
Nov 16.9 12.6 8.5
Dec 13.4 9.1 4.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rasht are June, July, and then May. 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Rasht? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Rasht is often around around January 15th 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Rasht.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 18% 12.8 3.5
Feb 25% 4.8 3.2
Mar 18% 4.8 3
Apr 11% 0 1.9
May 7% 0 0.6
Jun 5% 0 0.7
Jul 6% 0 1.2
Aug 12% 0 2.4
Sep 17% 0 3.9
Oct 25% 0 6.5
Nov 24% 0.4 7.1
Dec 22% 0 4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 32.5 8.9
Feb 25 12.2 8.1
Mar 18 12.2 7.6
Apr 11 0 4.8
May 7 0 1.5
Jun 5 0 1.8
Jul 6 0 3
Aug 12 0 6.1
Sep 17 0 9.9
Oct 25 0 16.5
Nov 24 1 18
Dec 22 0 10.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Rasht has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (68.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (84.6%).

Wind in Rasht is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and February. March’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.2 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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.7 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
May 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 3 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.8 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.8 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.1 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.5%
Feb 82.1%
Mar 76.7%
Apr 76.3%
May 71.4%
Jun 68.3%
Jul 68.4%
Aug 71.1%
Sep 78.9%
Oct 84.6%
Nov 84.2%
Dec 80.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Rasht?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Rasht, Iran is June, followed by May and July. 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 Rasht 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

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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 41 in November means 41% of the tourists vs. June.


Overall Rasht Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 55.7°F (13.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 6 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Rasht, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 59.6°F (15.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Rasht to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 58°F (14.4°C) and 49.8°F (9.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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