Climate in Azerbaijan

Nine out of the 11 existing climate zones are present in Azerbaijan, although most of the country is dry semi-arid steppe. Generally speaking, summers are hot and winters are 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 is very hot and humid in the summer. 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.