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Climate and best seasons to visit Armenia. Actual weather forecast

opera Armenia is actually located on subtropical latitude. However, the corresponding subtropical climate in the country is observed only in the south. The rest of the territory is dominated by a temperate continental climate. The weather in the country is quite unstable due to its mountainous terrain. Air temperature and precipitation are directly dependent on particular regions and its relief. It is worth noting that even within the borders of one city, the temperature in its opposite regions can vary by up to 3-4°C. The climate in Yerevan on Ararat’s peak is very dry, and continental. It is quite hot here in summer but in winter, it is the coldest place in the whole of Armenia. There is a dry and moderately continental climate in the low-mountainous regions. The summer is warm and comfortable with little precipitation. Winter on the other hand, is not too cold and it snows a lot.
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Winter in the country begins exactly on the 1st of December. The air temperature drops sharply and it begins to snow in some regions. January is considered to be the coldest month. During this period, the air temperature in the Capital does not exceed -6°C and it is around -13°C in the Lake Sevan’s region. Yerevan and its neighboring regions are the coldest; the temperature here can drop down to as low as -30°C. The higher the level of land above the sea, the more snow there will be in the mountains. In some areas, the snow lasts until the middle of April. With the arrival of February, the weather begins to warm up gradually. The number of sunny days increases and the weather becomes clear. On average, the air temperature can warm up to within 0-3°C.
Spring in the plains is first observed at the start of March. Then again, it reaches the mountainous areas only in the first days of April. Nature immediately wakes from hibernation and wonderful green grass cover the landscape. The average daily air temperature does not exceed 12°C. As of March, temperature in the highlands still does not go beyond-1°C. Gardens begin to bloom in April, filling the air with delicious fragrant aromas. The daytime air temperature in the lowlands at this time is already between 18-19°C. However, a thaw begins in the mountainous regions and the temperature rises up to 5°C. In general, a lot of precipitation falls throughout Armenia in April. However, the weather in spite of everything is mostly sunny and comfortable. In May, the weather becomes even warmer. On average, the air temperature is already around 24°C, yet the nights still remain cold (only about 9°C). During the day, the temperature in the mountains rises to 12°C but at night, minor frosts may be experienced. Copyright
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Summer in the plains of Armenia comes with the beginning of June, but only on the last days of the month is it experienced in the mountainous regions. Generally, a lot of precipitation falls in this same month of June across the whole territory. The weather becomes very volatile and unstable. During the day, the air temperature reaches 27°C and at night it cools down to 16°C. In the mountains, 17°C is observed during the day. The highest temperature is recorded in July. The temperature reaches 28°C on the plains, and in the mountain regions, 18-19°C. In August, the same stable hot weather remains, except that the air temperature in the mountainous areas gradually begins to decrease at night. With the onset of autumn, the exhausting heat decreases but it is still warm. On average, the air temperature during this period is about 22°C. At night, it is already much colder (the temperature can drop even to 9-10°C). In general, the weather is quite comfortable as there is not a lot of precipitation during this period. With the arrival of October, the temperature drops to 18°C and frosts are observed in the mountainous regions at night. In November, the temperature rarely reaches an index of 10°C. The first frosts are also observed on the plains at night. Most of the precipitation during this period falls in the Syunik region. On the other hand, there is usually no precipitation in the Ararat valley until the beginning of winter.

Top periods for vacation in Armenia

Armenia first of all, attracts tourists as a country rich in architectural and historical monuments. The best time for enjoying these beauties is early autumn. In September, the weather in the country is quite comfortable and warm (there are still no strong winds). What is more, the period of prolonged rain begins only from the end of October. Many people say that Nature in Armenia is most beautiful particularly in this period, when all the green landscape is gradually replaced by golden ones. Also, for the purpose of ethnographic and cultural tourism, one can visit Armenia in spring (from the end of March up until the middle of May). During this period, the air temperature is also quite comfortable for walking. But unfortunately, the weather is too unsettled and the bright sun can be replaced by a cold downpour in a matter of minutes.
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Tourists most often visit Yerevan in summer. At this time, a simply unimaginable number of local colorful shops open here where you can buy national products including the famous cognac “Ararat”. From the beginning of June, various hikes to the mountains are organized for fans of active recreation. The weather is not so cold during this period so the journey will be quite comfortable and exciting. The beach season on Lake Sevan begins from the end of June and lasts until mid-September. July is the hottest month in the country. Therefore, if you do not like exhausting heat, then it is best to visit the country at the end of August or at the end of June. By the end of September, it is quite possible to combine excursion holidays in Armenia with tasting the amazing and delicious fruits and berries of the country.
Winter recreation is also very popular in Armenia. The country is an ideal place for skiing with snow-capped peaks and mountain slopes. Please note that the quality of the trails and their safety is no worse than that in the advertised European resorts. On the other hand, prices for all winter entertainment, ammunition and accommodation are much lower. It should be noted that the weather in the mountainous regions of the country is the coldest in the whole of Armenia and already from October, it begins to snow here. You can therefore go to the ski resorts even in early November and until the end of April. Also, do not leave out the opportunity to celebrate the New Year’s holidays in Armenia. This picturesque country arranges enchanting celebrations which will surely linger in your memory for life.

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3. Travelers planning to use taxi services are recommended to specify the price with the driver in advance. Not all taxis have meters, and different taxi companies can have drastically different tariffs. It is also possible to rent a taxi for a whole day. In that case, this service will cost approximately US$20. 4. There are cafes and restaurants on every street in Yerevan. Savvy travelers will be pleased with the choice of budget restaurants and cafes in the city. The quality of food … Read more

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