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The climate of Tabriz (Iran)
Tabriz is located in the northwestern part of Iran in the East Azerbaijan province of which it also is the capital. It is also the largest city in Iranian Azerbaijan. Tabriz is located in the vicinity of the Talkhehrood River at the foot of the Sahand Massive. The city played an important role in the founding and flourishing of Shiism. The city used to be an important trading place because it was situated on the Silk Route. Nowadays the city is still known for its handcrafted carpets. These carpets are sold on the bazaar of Tabriz which is among the largest and oldest bazaars in the world. The bazaar has been a Unesco preservation site since 2010 . Many other beautiful structures can be found in the city such as the Aji Chy bridge, the Jameh mosque of Tabriz, the Ark-e Alish¬ah, the catholic church of Tabriz and the blue mosque of Tabriz which was completely restored in the 20th century. There are actually so many that the list seems endless. Tabriz has a steppe climate with cold winters and pleasant but very dry summers. Summers are dry but pleasant with average temperatures of just above 30 degrees Celsius (86.0 degrees Fahrenheit) winters are cool and may be even cold. The coldest temperature on record is -17 degrees Celsius (1.40 degrees Fahrenheit). Most precipitation falls during the winter. During the coldest days of the year precipitation falls in the form of snow. Tabriz gets 400 millimeters of annual precipitation on average.


Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Tabriz.

temperature (°C)


temperature (°C)
hours of sunshine

average days with precipitation
per month
per month
temperature (°C)
January 1 -7 4 11 n/a
February 3 -5 5 10 n/a
March 10 0 6 13 n/a
April 16 5 7 13 n/a
May 22 10 9 13 n/a
June 28 15 11 7 n/a
July 32 19 11 3 n/a
August 32 18 11 3 n/a
September 28 14 10 3 n/a
October 20 17 7 9 n/a
November 12 2 6 8 n/a
December 5 -4 4 9 n/a
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but don’t present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures don’t always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:

chance of
(very) hot


chance of
(very) cool
chance of

chance of
chance of
sunny days


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