Almaty Climate and Weather

Almaty has a humid continental climate with hot summers and no dry season. The temperature typically varies from 9F (-13C) lows in the winter (December to February) to 88 (31C) highs in the summer (June to August), and is rarely below -6F (-21C) or above 95F (35C). July to September are the hottest and driest months, while November to March can be quite cold. Spring (March to June) experiences the most rainfall, with nearly 10 wet days per month. Almaty's proximity to the mountain ski resorts make it a year-round destination, with plenty to do no matter when travellers visit.