The best times to visit Yazd for ideal weather are

March 5th to May 13th

or

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.

 

 


Other Yazd Travel Info

Weather in Yazd

Temperature

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)

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Yazd 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.

Yazd Perceived Temperature (F)

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Yazd Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan55.943.732.6
Feb6249.837.8
Mar72.660.246.8
Apr82.270.256.9
May92.380.567.4
Jun101.789.776.1
Jul104.892.778.9
Aug101.288.574.4
Sep94.881.366.9
Oct83.870.357.3
Nov68.255.343.6
Dec5945.934.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan13.36.50.3
Feb16.79.93.2
Mar22.615.78.2
Apr27.921.213.8
May33.526.919.7
Jun38.732.124.5
Jul40.433.726.1
Aug38.431.423.6
Sep34.927.419.4
Oct28.821.314.1
Nov20.112.96.4
Dec157.71.6

 


 

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.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan3%1.50.3
Feb3%7.40.3
Mar3%00.3
Apr2%00.2
May0%00.1
Jun3%01.5
Jul0%00
Aug0%00
Sep0%00.2
Oct0%00
Nov3%00.3
Dec3%00.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan33.80.8
Feb318.80.8
Mar300.8
Apr200.5
May000.3
Jun303.8
Jul000
Aug000
Sep000.5
Oct000
Nov300.8
Dec300.5

 

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.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.2Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
Feb5.1Light breeze11.9Significant breeze
Mar5.6Light breeze13Gentle breeze
Apr5.5Light breeze13.9Significant breeze
May6Light breeze14.5Gentle breeze
Jun6Light breeze12.6Significant breeze
Jul5.8Light breeze12Gentle breeze
Aug5.6Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
Sep4.7Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
Oct4.1Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
Nov3.9Barely noticeable8.4Gentle breeze
Dec4Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan35.5%
Feb27.2%
Mar17.5%
Apr15.5%
May10.4%
Jun6.4%
Jul5.7%
Aug6.4%
Sep7.3%
Oct14.2%
Nov28.8%
Dec35.1%

 

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

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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 76.6 in November means 76.6% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

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.

 

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