Seasons in Uzbekistan

There is a continental type of climate in Uzbekistan with cold winters and hot summers. Average level of precipitation per year is 100 mm and in the north-west is 800 mm in the Tashkent region. The main part of precipitations falls in winter and spring. Except the highlands areas, where the air temperature is lower, snowfalls can be observed very rare.

The best period to visit the country is spring and fall. The weather is soft and comfortably warm here during these seasons.


Weather and Climate

Spring in Uzbekistan

Spring weather comes to the country in the beginning of February. Temperature increases to 41 °F. During the spring the weather is also changes sharp. Cold heavy rains and sunny warm days during one week are typical for this country.

In March it is already very warm Precipitations’ level is high at spring. During this month temperature is about 64 °F at daytime and 46 °F at nights. April is even warmer: in the plains of Tashkent it is about 72 °F at daytime and 52 °F at nights. At other areas it is from 60 °F to 89 °F.

The climate of the spring months

(Tashkent)

March
Max average t°: +14 °C (58 °F)
Min average t°: +4 °C (39 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7.5 hours
Rainy days: 5 days
Precipitation: 56 mm (2.2")
April
Max average t°: +22 °C (71 °F)
Min average t°: +8 °C (49 °F)
Sundial in the day: 10 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 28 mm (1.1")
May
Max average t°: +28 °C (82 °F)
Min average t°: +14 °C (57 °F)
Sundial in the day: 13 hours
Rainy days: 1 day
Precipitation: 10 mm (0.4")

Spring holidays

8 Mar    International Women's Day

21 Mar  Navruz

9 May   Day of Memory and Honor

Summer in Uzbekistan

Hot summer comes to Uzbekistan in the beginning of May and it lasts until the end of September. The hottest days are from 25 June to August 5. The middle level of temperature during this period is about 90 °F and sometimes it increases to 122 °F.

Summer is the driest period of the year with one rainy day per month. Stormy winds are also non-typical for the country.

The climate of the summer months

(Tashkent)

June
Max average t°: +33 °C (92 °F)
Min average t°: +18 °C (64 °F)
Sundial in the day: 14 hours
Rainy days: 0 days
Precipitation: 4.6 mm (0.2")
July
Max average t°: +36 °C (96 °F)
Min average t°: +19.5 °C (67 °F)
Sundial in the day: 14 hours
Rainy days: 0 days
Precipitation: 1.3 mm (0.05")
August
Max average t°: +34 °C (94 °F)
Min average t°: +17 °C (63 °F)
Sundial in the day: 13 hours
Rainy days: 0 days
Precipitation: 2.3 mm (0.09")


Summer holidays

15 Jun   Eid al-Fitr

21 Aug  Eid al-Adha

Autumn in Uzbekistan

Fall comes to the plains of Uzbekistan in October. Temperature decreases from these days but it is still warm enough. In plains of Tashkent it is about 67 °F at daytime and 41 °F at nights.  Level of Precipitations increases and season of rains is about to begin. Fall lasts until the beginning of December.

The climate of the autumn months

(Tashkent)

September
Max average t°: +29 °C (84 °F)
Min average t°: +12 °C (54 °F)
Sundial in the day: 11,5 hours
Rainy days: 1 day
Precipitation: 5 mm (0.2")
October
Max average t°: +21 °C (70 °F)
Min average t°: +7 °C (45 °F)
Sundial in the day: 9 hours
Rainy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 19 mm (0.8")
November
Max average t°: +13.5 °C (56 °F)
Min average t°: +2.5 °C (37 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 36 mm (1.4")

Autumn holidays

1 Sep     Independence Day

1 Oct     Teacher's Day

Winter in Uzbekistan

Winter in Uzbekistan unlike other countries of this area is cold enough. Winter weather may change very sharp: sunny days can be replaced by stormy and rainy ones several times during a week. Annual amount of precipitation falls in winter – nearly 30-40%.

In plains winter is short; it lasts from December to the beginning of February. The coldest days are from December 26 to February 5. Temperature may drop to 28 °F in plains.  In mountainous area during this period it is nearly -18 °F. Winter is longer here and lasts 3-4 months. Really cold winter there is in dessert regions which are 2/3 parts of the whole territory of the country. At the remaining part it is warm enough and temperatures are about 48 °F at daytime and -24 at nights.  

The climate of the winter months

(Tashkent)

December
Max average t°: +8 °C (46 °F)
Min average t°: -1 °C (30 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5.5 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 36 mm (1.4")
January
Max average t°: +6 °C (43 °F)
Min average t°: -3 °C (27 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5.5 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 36 mm (1.4")
February
Max average t°: +8 °C (47 °F)
Min average t°: -1.5 °C (29 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 49 mm (1.9")

Winter holidays

8 Dec     Constitution Day.

1 Jan      New Year's Day

14 Jan   Day of Defenders of the Native land