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Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Author Dalbera. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution
Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Author Dalbera

Uzbekistan climate: when to go to Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has a dry continental climate, very cold in winter with icy winds and violent, very hot in summer, with significant differences in daily and seasonal temperatures.

Most of the country is arid and desert-like with an average annual rainfall of between 100 mm and 200 mm, the driest areas are the southern ones. Most of the limited precipitation falls between October and May, but the rains are not a problem in a country so dry.

Summer temperatures are very high, the average maximum temperature in July, which is the hottest month, ranging between 39°C and 34°C, while the average minimum temperatures in July vary between 18°C and 21°C. In winter, temperatures drop significantly, reaching extreme values ​​of even -35°C, but on average minimum temperatures vary in January, which is the coldest month, between -9°C and -1°C.

Khiva, Uzbekistan. Author and Copyright Nello and Nadia Lubrina

Khiva, Uzbekistan. Author Nello and Nadia Lubrina

WHEN TO GO TO UZBEKISTAN

The best time for a trip to Uzbekistan are between seasons, ie the months between April and June and those of September and October. The middle months of summer are dry but very hot.

UZBEKISTAN CLIMATIC TABLES

TASHKENT (455 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days (snowy days)
January -1,5 6,9 57,8  11,1 (13)
February 0,0 9,4 57,2  9,6 (8)
March 4,8 15,2 64,8  11,4 (1)
April 9,8 22,0 59,8  9,5 (0)
May 13,7 27,5 40,9  7,0 (0)
June 18,1 33,4 10,8  3,2 (0)
July 19,7 35,6 3,5  1,3 (0)
August 18,1 34,7 1,9  0,7 (0)
September 13,0 29,3 5,9  1,5 (0)
October 7,8 21,8 29,3  4,8 (0,2)
November 4,1 14,9 41,3  7,3 (2)
December 0,0 8,8 53,6  9,5 (8)
YEAR 9,0 21,6 426,8  76,9 (32,2)

SAMARKAND (702 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days (snowy days)
January -1,7 6,8 41  8 (9)
February -0,5 9,1 46  10 (7)
March 4,0 14,2 69  13 (3)
April 9,4 21,1 60  11 (0,3)
May 13,5 26,4 36  9 (0,1)
June 17,4 32,2 6  3 (0)
July 18,9 34,1 4  2 (0)
August 17,4 32,9 1  1 (0)
September 12,7 28,3 4  2 (0)
October 7,2 21,6 17  6 (0,3)
November 3,4 15,3 34  8 (2)
December -0,2 9,1 47  9 (6)
YEAR 8,5 20,9 365  82 (28)

NUKUS  (76 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January -7,5 0,7 10,9  6,2
February -6,0 4,0 7,9  4,5
March -0,1 11,7 17,7  5,3
April 8,2 21,7 15,3  5,1
May 14,2 28,7 12,6  3,8
June 19,1 34,5 4,0  1,9
July 21,3 36,2 1,4  0,9
August 18,9 34,3 1,7  0,8
September 12,0 27,9 2,6  1,5
October 4,9 19,4 7,5  3,4
November -0,8 10,0 10,8  4,3
December -5,5 3,1 12,1  6,1
YEAR 6,5 19,3 104,5 43,8

TERMEZ (302 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days (snowy days)
January -0,3 10,4 24  7 (4)
February 1,7 13,3 24  10 (3)
March 6,5 18,9 37  11 (1)
April 12,0 26,6 23  8 (0)
May 16,5 32,8 9  5 (0)
June 19,9 38,0 2  1 (0)
July 21,4 39,7 0,2  1 (0)
August 19,2 38,0 0  0,2 (0)
September 13,9 32,8 1  0 (0)
October 8,6 25,8 3  3 (0)
November 4,7 18,8 11  6 (1)
December 1,0 12,1 21  8 (3)
YEAR 10,4 25,6 155 60 (12)
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