The climate of Kazakhstan is continental, dry. Its main feature is a big difference between winter and summer temperatures, dry air, little rainfall in most parts of the prolonged severe winters and short summers in the north, short winters and hot summers in the south. The average July temperature is +19 ° C in the north and +30 ° C in the south of the country in January - from -18 ° C to -3 ° C in the north and south respectively. The best time to visit the country is considered spring (April toJune) and autumn (September to November).