Altai, Mongolia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Altai, Mongolia? If you're planning to go to Altai, we have 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 Altai, Mongolia

Based on the climate and weather in Altai, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Altai, Mongolia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • 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.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Altai, Mongolia by month

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January

Traveling to Altai in January, you will notice that it is biting cold. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Altai is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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March

March in Altai is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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April

April here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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May

May in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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June

June in Altai is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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July

July in this region can be chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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August

If you visit Altai during August, you may find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Altai in September, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Altai in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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November

Traveling to Altai in November, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December in Altai is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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