Weather



Climate

Kazakhstan's distance from the ocean and its vast territory affect the country's climate. The weather and temperature can vary dramatically based on geography and time of year. Also beware of the wind from the steppe, which can make a huge difference in how the temperature feels. Average temperatures for the two main cities are

Astana

January, -17 C (1 F)

July, 20 C (68 F)

Almaty

January, -6 C (21 F)

July, 24 C (75 F)

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