Weather in May in Kazakhstan

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in May in Kazakhstan. Is this month a good time to go to Kazakhstan? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Kazakhstan in May?

The weather conditions in Kazakhstan in May are generally perfect.

During May in Kazakhstan, the average temperature ranges from pleasant in Nur-Sultan with 20°C (68°F) to high in Kyzylorda with 28°C (82°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 13°C (55°F) in Kyzylorda and 8°C (46°F) in Nur-Sultan.

Precipitation in May ranges from low in Balchasj with an average of 9mm (0.4inch) rainfall to high in Alma Ata with 99mm (3.9inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 241 hours of sunshine in Almaty during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Kazakhstan.

Where to go in Kazakhstan in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Kazakhstan on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Kazakhstan

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Kazakhstan?

Average weather in Almaty

In May Almaty generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (53°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Almaty
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
18°C / 64°F 
7°C / 45°F 
194 hours 
115mm / 4.5inch 
12 days 
23°C / 73°F 
12°C / 53°F 
241 hours 
99mm / 3.9inch 
11 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
17°C / 62°F 
278 hours 
59mm / 2.3inch 
10 days 
Climate in Almaty

Average weather in Nur-Sultan

In May Nur-Sultan generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (68°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C (46°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Nur-Sultan
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
11°C / 52°F 
0°C / 32°F 
240 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
15 days 
20°C / 68°F 
8°C / 46°F 
301 hours 
35mm / 1.4inch 
15 days 
June   >> June
>>  
26°C / 79°F 
13°C / 55°F 
336 hours 
37mm / 1.5inch 
13 days 
Climate in Nur-Sultan

Average weather in Karaganda

In May Karaganda generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (68°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 7°C (45°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Karaganda
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
12°C / 54°F 
0°C / 32°F 
232 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
14 days 
20°C / 68°F 
7°C / 45°F 
300 hours 
42mm / 1.7inch 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
26°C / 79°F 
12°C / 54°F 
336 hours 
36mm / 1.4inch 
12 days 
Climate in Karaganda

Average weather in Atyraū

In May Atyraū generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (75°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C (55°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Atyraū
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
17°C / 63°F 
6°C / 43°F 
245 hours 
16mm / 0.6inch 
8 days 
24°C / 75°F 
13°C / 55°F 
312 hours 
23mm / 0.9inch 
9 days 
June   >> June
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
19°C / 65°F 
331 hours 
18mm / 0.7inch 
7 days 
Climate in Atyraū

Average weather in Aktobe

In May Aktobe generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (47°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Aktobe
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
14°C / 58°F 
2°C / 36°F 
236 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
23°C / 73°F 
9°C / 47°F 
313 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
June   >> June
>>  
29°C / 83°F 
14°C / 56°F 
319 hours 
32mm / 1.3inch 
Climate in Aktobe

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Is May the best time to go to Kazakhstan?

In our opinion May is one of the best times to visit Kazakhstan with commonly perfect weather in Almaty.

On average the best time to visit Kazakhstan is in May, June and September with generally perfect weather in Almaty. The worst months are January, February, March, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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