Climate and monthly weather forecast
Pavlodar, Kazakhstan


The climate of Pavlodar

Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, displays a Humid Continental climate with no dry season and warm summer, classified as Dfb under the Köppen climate classification. Pavlodar's geographical positioning influences these conditions with nearby bodies of water contributing to the humidity, and its latitude bringing colder temperatures during winter months.

The weather patterns show distinct variation throughout the year. Pavlodar is marked by a broad range in temperature, with maximum averages reaching 28°C (82.4°F) in July and minimum descending to -20.6°C (-5.1°F) in January. Relative humidity, which stands steady at an average 80% during January, February and November drops significantly, reaching the lowest point in May and June around 54%, then rises gradually back towards late year.

Monthly rainfall, on the other hand, increases from 13mm (0.51") in March to peak at 55mm (2.17") in July before declining steadily to 21mm (0.83") in December. Rainfall days changes from a minimum of 0.5 days in February, increasing gradually to reach a maximum of 15 days by July then decreasing back to a day by December. Snowfall days follow a curve through the year, peaking in January at 18 days then gradually decreasing to none by May, before rising again towards the close of the year.

Pavlodar witnesses a notable peculiarity in its annual daylight hours. From a minimum 7.8 hours in December, it steadily increases to a maximum 16.7 hours in June, after which it follows a decreasing curve back to the December minimum.

The best time to visit Pavlodar

Taking into account factors such as temperature, humidity, rainfall and daylight hours, the best period to visit Pavlodar spans from May to September. During these months, the city enjoys warm temperatures averaging between 12.5°C (54.5°F) and 28°C (82.4°F). Besides enjoying ample sunlight with daylight hours ranging from 15.7 hours in May to 16.2 hours in August, visitors can engage in outdoor activities with negligible snowfall and moderate rainfall.

The worst time to visit Pavlodar

In contrast, visiting Pavlodar during January and February would not be favorable. These months are marked by intense cold where temperatures drop dramatically from an average high of -10.8°C (12.6°F) to an average low of -20.6°C (-5.1°F). Also, these months experience snowfall not conducive for traveling, thus turning the landscape into a snowy spectacle.

Spring weather in Pavlodar

Spring in Pavlodar falls between March and May. During these months, temperatures begin to rise from -1.5°C (29.3°F) in March to approximately 21.1°C (70°F) by May. Rainfall moderately increases over these months, from 13mm (0.51") in March to a robust 28mm (1.1") in May. Meanwhile, daylight hours are seen to grow from 11.9 hours in March to a remarkable 15.7 hours in May.

Summer weather in Pavlodar

The months from June to August constitute the warmest period in Pavlodar. June experiences maximum averages of 26.6°C (79.9°F) while July tops the scale at 28°C (82.4°F) before a slight dip to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in August. Summer also witnesses an increase in rainfall with an apex of 55mm (2.17") in July. The daylight hours peak during this season, reaching maximum duration in June with 16.7 hours.

Autumn weather in Pavlodar

Autumn, extending from September to November, marks the transition from the warm summer months to the chilliness of winter. Temperatures drop from 19.1°C (66.4°F) in September to -1.4°C (29.5°F) by November. Rainfall also decreases, sliding from 21mm (0.83") in September to reach 23mm (0.91") in November. Daylight hours diminish steadily from 12.7 hours in September to 8.8 hours in November.

Winter weather in Pavlodar

Winter in Pavlodar takes up December to February, and it’s characterized by frigid temperatures, from a high average of -8°C (17.6°F) in December to a stingy -10.8°C (12.6°F) in January. February sees a slight improvement to -9.3°C (15.3°F). Noticeable is the remarkable surge in snowfall days, reaching a peak in January with 18 days. Furthermore, the shortest daylight hours, 7.8 hours on average, occur in December, and improve gradually from there.

Weather in January

The low sun brings diminished daylight, with an average of only 8.3 hours per day in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. Despite a heavy chill in the air and the presence of snowfall days averaging around 18, the overall atmospheric moisture causes a relative humidity level of approximately 79%. Weather in January »

Weather in February

As the frigid grasp of winter continues, Pavlodar experiences another wave of cold weather. By comparison to January, the number of days with snowfall decreases to around 15. An increase in daylight hours, up to 9.9 hours per day, slightly alleviates the persistent chill. Weather in February »

Weather in March

March in Pavlodar is a transition period as winter gives way to the more moderate seasons of the year. As temperatures begin to increase, 3 days of rainfall on average replace the waning snowfall. Despite the push for Spring, winter does not let go easily as it is still cold with nighttime temperatures hitting -12°C (10.4°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

Pavlodar welcomes warmer temperatures in April, thus opening the door to the beauty of spring. Compared to March, the city experiences a significant rise in temperature, while the number of snowfall days diminishes to 3 on average. Weather in April »

Weather in May

With consistent warmth settling in Pavlodar, May positions itself as a quintessential spring month. Temperature highs averaging 21.1°C (70°F) typify the city's weather, while rainfall becomes quite prevalent, spanning approximately 12 days. Weather in May »

Weather in June

June days in Pavlodar offer an increase in temperature, maximizing outdoor activities under the city's longest sunlight duration of 16.7 hours. Despite being the month with the highest temperature, June does not let go of some rainfall, averaging around 31mm (1.22"). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July stands as the warmest month in Pavlodar, with temperatures occasionally hitting a peak of 28°C (82.4°F). The city embraces the full effects of summer, seeing an increase in the number of rainfall days, reaching up to 15. Generous daylight hours preserved from June allows for continual outdoor activities. Weather in July »

Weather in August

In August, summer continues within Pavlodar but with slightly cooler temperatures. Rainfall continues to grace the city about 12 days, though in lesser amounts than July. Despite the perceptible drop in temperature, August retains a significant part of summer's charm with warm days and appreciable daylight hours of about 14.6. Weather in August »

Weather in September

September marks the start of Autumn in Pavlodar. An appreciable reduction in daylight hours occurs, standing at around 12.7 hours. The weather changes dramatically, with cooling temperatures and the number of rainfall days dropping to 11. Weather in September »

Weather in October

October ushers in more definite Autumn conditions, with temperature highs falling to around 10.5°C (50.9°F). The scenery around Pavlodar transforms into a vivid display of red, orange, and yellow hues. Amid the increasingly cool atmosphere, the frequency of rainfall remains somewhat consistent. Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is freezing cold month in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, with an average temperature fluctuating between -10°C (14°F) and -1.4°C (29.5°F). In November, the meteorological conditions markedly change with the average high-temperature descending from a cool 10.5°C (50.9°F) in October to a subzero cold -1.4°C (29.5°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

December rounds up the year in Pavlodar with the return of the winter season. The city braces for the cold again with typical low temperatures recorded at -17.4°C (0.7°F). With about 18 snowfall days, the city is often enveloped in a blanket of white. Weather in December »

Frequently asked questions

What are the coldest months in Pavlodar?

The lowest temperatures in Pavlodar are recorded in January, with averages reaching a high of -10.8°C (12.6°F) and a low of -20.6°C (-5.1°F).

How many days does it rain in Pavlodar?

Throughout the year, there are 89.2 rainfall days, and 303mm (11.93") of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in Pavlodar?

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Pavlodar.

What is the snowiest month in Pavlodar?

The months with the most snowfall days are January and December, with an average of 18 snowfall days.

How many days does it snow in Pavlodar?

In Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, during the entire year, snow falls for 80.2 days.

What are the most humid months in Pavlodar?

March, November and December, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are most humid months in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan.

What is the driest month in Pavlodar?

March is the month with the least rainfall in Pavlodar. Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 13mm (0.51") of precipitation.

What is the least humid month in Pavlodar?

The least humid month in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, is May, with an average relative humidity of 54%.

When it does not snow in Pavlodar?

June through August are months without snowfall in Pavlodar.

When are the longest days in Pavlodar?

With an average of 16h and 42min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Pavlodar.

What are the warmest months in Pavlodar?

Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, experiences its highest temperatures in July, with an average peak of 28°C (82.4°F) and a low of 15.3°C (59.5°F).

What is the rainiest month in Pavlodar?

The month with the most rainfall is July, when the rain falls for 15 days and typically aggregates up to 55mm (2.17") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Pavlodar?

The month with the shortest days in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, is December, with an average of 7h and 48min of daylight.

Is there Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Pavlodar?

Pavlodar does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). +05 timezone is used throughout the entire year.

Average temperature
Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Average temperature - Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-10.8°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-20.6°C).

Average humidity
Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Average humidity - Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

The months with the highest relative humidity are March, November and December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (54%).

Average rainfall
Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Average rainfall - Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (55mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (13mm).

Average rainfall days
Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Average rainfall days - Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.5 days).

Average snowfall days
Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Average snowfall days - Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (18 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight
Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Average daylight - Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 48min).

Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

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