Tehran Climate & Weather
Tehran Climate and Weather
Tehran has a semi-arid, continental climate. The city's climate is defined by its geographic location, with mountains to the north and desert to the south. Summers in Tehran, from June to August, are hot and dry with average temperatures from 93°F (34°C) to just under 104°F (40°C). During the summer months Tehran experiences very little rain, with average precipitation levels of 0.1 inches (3mm) per month. However, relative humidity is low and evenings are cool.
Most of Tehran's rainfall occurs during the spring and autumn. Winters, from December to February, are very cold with temperatures falling to between 29°F (-1°C) and 47°F (8°C), with light snow showers a common occurence. It is important to note that due to the city's large size and the difference in elevation between districts, visitors will find that the weather is often cooler in the northern hills than in the southern lowland areas.
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