Kars
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Kars

The best time to visit Kars in Turkey is from June until September, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Kars is 25°C in August and the lowest is -4°C in January.

Kars has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Kars or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Kars weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -4 -2 2 10 15 20 24 25 20 13 5 -1
Precipitation (mm) 10 9 12 13 26 15 14 10 8 19 6 10



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Kars weather

The Kars weather for will be 13° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Kars 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
25 may
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13°C
1°C
0.2 mm
10%
2 Bft
SSW
8
Thursday
26 may
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16°C
0°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
S
10
Friday
27 may
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19°C
3°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSW
10
Saturday
28 may
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20°C
6°C
1.7 mm
35%
2 Bft
ESE
10
Sunday
29 may
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22°C
8°C
5.6 mm
65%
1 Bft
SSW
10


Climate Kars

Kars has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Kars is 11° degrees and there is about 151 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 270 days a year with an average humidity of 73% and an UV-index of 3.

Kars

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -4 -2 2 10 15 20 24 25 20 13 5 -1
Night temp. (°C) -12 -11 -6 0 4 7 11 12 8 4 -2 -8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 10 9 12 13 26 15 14 10 8 19 6 10
Days with rain 3 2 4 7 12 8 8 5 5 7 3 2
Days with snow 8 6 5 2 - - - - - 1 3 6
Dry days 20 20 22 21 19 22 23 26 25 23 24 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 8 11 12 12 12 12 12 7 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 1 2 3 4 5 5 5 4 2 2 2

Kars weather by month

What is the average Kars weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Kars?

Kars is located in Turkey. It lies in a straight line at 16,011 km from Wellington.

The coordinates of Kars are:

  • Latitude: 40.59825
  • Longitude: 43.085477

The GPS coordinates are 40° 35' N, 43° 5' E

How long is the flight to Kars?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Kars is approximately 19 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Kars?

These are the airports closests to Kars:

  • Kars Airport (5 km), Kars
  • Iğdır Airport (96 km), Iğdır
  • Zvartnots International Airport (122 km), Yerevan

How many inhabitants are there in Kars?

Kars has approximately 77,486 inhabitants.

How big is Kars?

The area of Kars is around 55 km².

What is the currency of Kars?

In Kars the Turkish lira (TRY) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 25 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 5.23 Turkish lira
  • 1 Turkish lira = 0.19 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 522.81 Turkish lira
  • 100 Turkish lira = 19.13 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Kars?

The area code to call Kars is +90.