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Climate in Armenia
Most of Armenia experiences a continental climate due to its high elevation, with hot summers and cold winters. The higher elevations receive more precipitation and are cooler. Summer is the most popular season for travellers, but spring and autumn are the best time of year to visit Armenia for those who prefer milder temperatures. Yerevan's summer temperatures (June to September) are hot, with averages ranging between 72°F (22°C) and 93°F (34°C), and occasionally reaching 104°F (40°C). In contrast, winters in Yerevan are freezing cold with temperatures dropping to between 5°F (-15°C) and 32°F (0°C). Precipitation levels are low throughout the year.