Almaty Province, Kazakhstan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Almaty Province, Kazakhstan? If you're planning to go to Almaty Province, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Almaty Province, Kazakhstan

Based on the climate and weather in Almaty Province, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Almaty Province, Kazakhstan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Almaty Province, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Almaty Province, Kazakhstan by month

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January

If you are traveling to Almaty Province in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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February

February is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

Traveling to Almaty Province in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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April

If you are traveling to Almaty Province in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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May

If you are traveling to Almaty Province in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

If you go to Almaty Province in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

Traveling to Almaty Province in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in Almaty Province is hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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September

September here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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October

October for Almaty Province is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains regularly.

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November

November is cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains regularly.

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December

December in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost almost every day of the month. It rains about a third of the time.

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