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Climate and weather of Azerbaijan



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Azerbaijan




 

Climate

 
Azerbaijan has two different climatic zones.

Temperatures range between 7° in January and 30° in July in the central plain (they are lower in the mountains). Rainfall is low (150 to 300 mm per year) except in the southwest and in the mountains (1 200 mm per year).

The central plain
The plain located in the center of Azerbaijan has a subtropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Rainy season (October to February)
Temperatures progressively drop (20° in October to 6° in February) and rainfall is low except in the southeast where the rains are heavy.

Dry season (March to September)
Temperatures rise steadily (10° in March, 20° in May, 30° in July and August) and rainfall is very low or nonexistent.

The mountains (northern and western Azerbaijan)
The mountains located in the north and in the west have a continental climate.

Winter (December to February)
Temperatures sometimes reach -20 or -30°. Snowfall is high.

Spring (March to May)
Temperatures rise.

Summer (June to August)
Temperatures are mild.

Autumn (September to November)
Temperatures progressively drop.

 When to go to Azerbaijan (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Azerbaijan is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Baku (Capital of Azerbaijan)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
10°
16°
22°
27°
min
15°
20°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
30°
25°
20°
14°
10°
min
22°
23°
19°
13°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
20
20
20
20
20
10
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
...
10
10
20
30
30

Ganja

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
12°
19°
23°
27°
min
-3°
-2°
12°
16°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
31°
29°
26°
19°
12°
min
19°
18°
15°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
10
20
30
30
40
50
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
20
20
20
30
10
20

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Azerbaijan are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Azerbaijan weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Azerbaijan, a country located in Central Asia, is bordered by Armenia and Turkey to the west, by Georgia to the northwest, by Russia to the north, by the Caspian Sea to the east and by Iran to the south.

Capital: Baku
Area: 87 000 kmē
Population: 9 700 000 inhabitants
Language: Azerbaijani
Currency: Manat

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