Weather in October in Kazakhstan

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in October 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 October?

The weather in Kazakhstan in October ranges from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

October has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from cold in Semipalatinsk with 10°C (50°F) to moderate temperatures in Shymkent with 20°C (68°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 7°C (44°F) in Shymkent and -1°C (30°F) in Semipalatinsk.

Precipitation ranges from low in Balchasj with 8mm (0.3inch) rainfall to moderate in Alma Ata with 46mm (1.8inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 182 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 October

Find the average weather conditions in October 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 October for the 5 most popular destinations in Kazakhstan?

Average weather in Almaty

In October Almaty generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (63°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C (42°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
25°C / 76°F 
12°C / 54°F 
245 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
5 days 
17°C / 63°F 
6°C / 42°F 
182 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
7 days 
8°C / 46°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
127 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
9 days 
poor 
Climate in Almaty

Average weather in Nur-Sultan

In October Nur-Sultan generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C (50°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 0°C (32°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant 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
19°C / 66°F 
7°C / 45°F 
240 hours 
22mm / 0.9inch 
12 days 
10°C / 50°F 
0°C / 32°F 
140 hours 
27mm / 1.1inch 
14 days 
-2°C / 29°F 
-9°C / 16°F 
100 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Nur-Sultan

Average weather in Karaganda

In October Karaganda generally has cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C (52°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -0°C (31°F) and low monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Karaganda
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
19°C / 66°F 
6°C / 43°F 
250 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
9 days 
11°C / 52°F 
-0°C / 31°F 
141 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
13 days 
-0°C / 31°F 
-8°C / 18°F 
110 hours 
32mm / 1.3inch 
15 days 
poor 
Climate in Karaganda

Average weather in Atyraū

In October Atyraū generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C (59°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C (41°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
25°C / 77°F 
12°C / 54°F 
270 hours 
8mm / 0.3inch 
5 days 
15°C / 59°F 
5°C / 41°F 
200 hours 
16mm / 0.6inch 
8 days 
5°C / 41°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
105 hours 
18mm / 0.7inch 
10 days 
poor 
Climate in Atyraū

Average weather in Aktobe

In October Aktobe generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C (55°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C (34°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Aktobe
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
22°C / 72°F 
8°C / 46°F 
224 hours 
18mm / 0.7inch 
13°C / 55°F 
1°C / 34°F 
136 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
1°C / 34°F 
-6°C / 21°F 
80 hours 
25mm / 1inch 
poor 
Climate in Aktobe

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Is October the best time to go to Kazakhstan?

In our opinion October is a good time to visit Kazakhstan with commonly tolerable weather in Almaty. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Kazakhstan is in May, June, August 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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