The best times to visit Yazd for ideal weather are
March 5th 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.
Yazd Travel Guide
Other Yazd Travel Info
Weather in Yazd
Average temperatures in Yazd 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 49th 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 Yazd, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 106.4°F (41.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.6°F (26.4°C) at night.
Yazd Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Yazd 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.
Yazd Perceived Temperature (F)
Yazd Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Yazd 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 Yazd are July, August, 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 late February and early March. For example, on the week of February 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late March with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.
When can you find snow in Yazd? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Yazd is often around around February 5th 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 Yazd.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yazd (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
Yazd has some months with regular humidity, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is July (5.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (35.5%).
Wind in Yazd is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and July. June’s average wind speed of around 6 knots (6.9 MPH or 11.1 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 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Yazd.
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||4.2||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.1||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.6||Light breeze||13||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.5||Light breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|May||6||Light breeze||14.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6||Light breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.8||Light breeze||12||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.6||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Sep||4.7||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.1||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Yazd?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Yazd, 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 Yazd 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
Overall Yazd Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 98.3°F (36.8°C) and 67.1°F (19.5°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Yazd, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 96.3°F (35.7°C) and 62.6°F (17°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 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 Yazd to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.1°F (19.5°C) and 52.2°F (11.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.