If you’re planning to visit Armenia, the best time to head to this country would be the beginning and ending months of summer – late May and early June or else late September and early October. This is the time when the heat is comparatively less and the weather is comfortable and idle for exploration. This is also the time when rains are unlikely, flowers are in bloom, and it is the nesting season for birds. The dazzling autumn colours bring the trees to life. Hands down, these are the months when Armenia is at its beautiful best!
Armenia experiences a highland continental climate characterized by cold winters and dry, hot summers.
The months of December, January and February are the coldest, with snowfall fairly common in the northern region. The winter months in Armenia can be bitterly cold and are usually avoided by visitors. However, if you love the cold and snow, the possibilities are endless during this season. The main areas are free from the clutter of tourists, the rates are cheaper, there are major discounts, and also, this is a great time for winter sports enthusiasts to enjoy a string of activities like skiing, snowboarding, and more, down the lofty hill slopes at the ski resort of Tsaghkadzor.
The months from June to September are the hottest, with temperatures easily soaring as high as 40°C. The average temperatures hover between 22°C to 36°C. However, the evenings are cool and refreshing, owing to the pleasant mountain breeze.
April and May are the wettest months in Armenia, with heavy showers of rain lasting for long spells. Nevertheless, the weather in Armenia can still differ within short distances, owing to variations in altitude as well as other factors.