Azerbaijan Climate & Weather

Azerbaijan Climate and Weather

Nine out of the 11 existing climate zones are present in Azerbaijan, although most of the country is dry semiarid steppe. Generally summers are hot and winters mild and wet, with snow in the mountains. Average temperatures range from 41°F (5°C) in the mountainous regions to 81°F (27°C) in the lowlands in summer, and 14°F (-10°C) to 37°F (3°C) in winter. The best time to travel for warm and dry weather is between April and October, but mountainous areas are best visited in the summer months of July and August. Baku in the summer is very hot and humid.

Late spring and early summer, between April and June, are the best time to visit Azerbaijan, as the weather is warm and the flowers are in bloom.

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