All travelers believe that the destination’s weather forecast is one of the most important before trip tips and helps to efficiently pack for the journey. Also, to arrange the day by day tour plan, you should know the days’ duration at your destination. Consequently, as Shiraz is one of the must-visit cities in the land of Persia, the information about Shiraz weather is handy for all travelers to Iran. If you want to get more information about Iran weather and the best time to visit Iran and find the answers to frequently asked questions about this issue, you can take a look at Iran Weather Page.
Spring in Shiraz
The best time to visit Shiraz is from early-April to mid-May, which during this time, spring reaches its peak of beauty. Accordingly, in this time, the blossoms of the sour orange trees bloom and bring a pleasant aroma. Additionally, as Persian gardens in Shiraz become full of colorful flowers, magnificent festivals of flowers and colors are held during this time. Moreover, in this period, neither the bustle of Nowruz (March 20th till April 1st or further) nor the unbearable summer heat will bother you.
Besides, May 4th or 5th is the “Day of Shiraz“, when ceremonies and festivals are held in the most prominent Shiraz tourist attractions and last up to two weeks. Among them are the “Old Shiraz Photos Exhibition” and “Hand-Woven Persian Carpets Exhibition” in Karim Khan Zand Citadel and the “Calligraphy of Hafez’s Poems Exhibition”, “Miniature Exhibition” and the calligraphy program (for foreign tourists) in Hafezieh.
Autumn in Shiraz
Notably, Shiraz weather is pleasant in autumn (October and November). So, you can choose autumn for shiraz visit, which in addition to being beautiful, is not so crowded.
Winter in Shiraz
On the other hand, Shiraz is heaven for ski lovers during winter. Therefore, you can enjoy skiing in the mountains around Shiraz in January and February.
Summer in Shiraz
Due to the dry and hot weather of summer in Shiraz, June, July, and August are the least preferred months by tourists. However, the travel expenses in the summer are at the lowest.
Shiraz Climate in Detail
Here you can find precise details on Shiraz Climate. In short, the annual average temperature in Shiraz is about 18.9°C. In this regard, the warmest month of the year is July with an average temperature of 30.6°C. While the coldest month is January, with an average temperature of 5.6°C. Besides, Shiraz Annual Average Length of Day is 12:36 hours.
Finally, for more information about annual temperature, rainfall rate, and average sunset and sunrise times in different months, you can take a look at the charts in the below tabs.
Shiraz Climate Info
The cheapest time to visit Shiraz is in late December till mid-February when it is freezing, in the hot July, and late September when the schools open.
The best month to go to Shiraz is May. But literally, the best time to visit Shiraz is from early-April till mid-May, when the bustle of Nowruz is over, and the weather is very pleasant after the spring rains.
Since Shiraz weather is cold and dry in winter, the snowfall in Shiraz is not so much. But in general, the snowfall season in Shiraz is from late December to early February. However, in the mountains around Shiraz, particularly in Sepidan county, there is a lot of snow during winter. So, you can enjoy skiing in the mountains around Shiraz in winter.