Yerevan Climate and Weather

Yerevan has a continental semi-arid climate that is influenced by its mountainous location. The city experiences hot dry summers and cold snowy winters. This large variation between seasons is due to Yerevan's location on a plain surrounded by mountains as well as its position in relation to the sea. Temperatures during the summer (June to September) are very hot, ranging between 72°F (22°C) and 93°F (34°C). By contrast, winters (December to February) in Yerevan are freezing cold, with average temperatures dropping to lows of 19°F (-7°C) and reaching highs of 42°F (6°C). Precipitation levels are low throughout the year, amounting to about 12.5 inches (318mm) per year.