Climate in Aktobe

Aktobe's climate is continental, with wide seasonal variations in temperature. In winter, temperatures can reach a low of -41C, with an average of -24C. Summer temperatures can reach a high of 45C, with an average temperature of 31 C. The weather can change rapidly, especially during spring and autumn (the especially windy days in March when the weather changes are known locally as "Five Guests"). Precipitation usually occurs in early spring and late autumn/early winter, and is otherwise sporadic throughout the year. Overall, Aktobe receives about 300mm of precipitation per year