The best times to visit Zanjan for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 8th


August 20th to October 21st

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



Other Zanjan Travel Info

Weather in Zanjan


Average temperatures in Zanjan vary drastically. 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 45th 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 Zanjan, 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 93°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.6°F (16.4°C) at night.

Zanjan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Zanjan 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.

Zanjan Perceived Temperature (F)


Zanjan Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Zanjan 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 40 29.6 18.5
Feb 44.5 35 24.3
Mar 55 44.5 31.4
Apr 64.9 53.9 39.5
May 75.1 63.3 47.2
Jun 85.3 72.5 53.8
Jul 91 77.9 60
Aug 90.2 77.1 58.6
Sep 83.3 69.7 51.2
Oct 70.1 57.6 42.3
Nov 54.2 43.6 32.2
Dec 44.9 34.1 23.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.4 -1.3 -7.5
Feb 6.9 1.7 -4.3
Mar 12.8 6.9 -0.3
Apr 18.3 12.2 4.2
May 23.9 17.4 8.4
Jun 29.6 22.5 12.1
Jul 32.8 25.5 15.6
Aug 32.3 25.1 14.8
Sep 28.5 20.9 10.7
Oct 21.2 14.2 5.7
Nov 12.3 6.4 0.1
Dec 7.2 1.2 -4.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Zanjan are September, August, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Zanjan? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Zanjan is often around around November 19th 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 Zanjan.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 2.5 0.7
Feb 11% 2.2 1.2
Mar 12% 1.2 1.2
Apr 16% 2.7 2.4
May 11% 0 1.4
Jun 7% 0 1.5
Jul 5% 0 0.8
Aug 3% 0 0.3
Sep 2% 0 0.2
Oct 10% 0 1.3
Nov 13% 0.4 1.4
Dec 8% 2.8 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 6.4 1.8
Feb 11 5.6 3
Mar 12 3 3
Apr 16 6.9 6.1
May 11 0 3.6
Jun 7 0 3.8
Jul 5 0 2
Aug 3 0 0.8
Sep 2 0 0.5
Oct 10 0 3.3
Nov 13 1 3.6
Dec 8 7.1 2.5


Humidity and Wind

Zanjan has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (26.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (55.9%).

Wind in Zanjan is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and March. July’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.8 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 mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 19.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.6 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Feb 6.1 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 15 Significant breeze
May 6.6 Light breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Jun 6.6 Light breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
Jul 7.5 Gentle breeze 17.2 Significant breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Sep 6.3 Light breeze 15 Significant breeze
Oct 5.6 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 5.3 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Dec 5.3 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 55.2%
Feb 54.3%
Mar 40.7%
Apr 38.7%
May 33.7%
Jun 27.9%
Jul 27.6%
Aug 26.6%
Sep 29.3%
Oct 38.6%
Nov 51.6%
Dec 55.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Zanjan?

Our best data indicates this area is generally not safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are very strong travel warnings for Iran; avoid all travel. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Zanjan, Iran is July, followed by February and June. 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 Zanjan in December. 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 41.7 in December means 41.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Zanjan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 48.3°F (9.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Zanjan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 50.5°F (10.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 4 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 Zanjan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.3°F (9.1°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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