Bagram, Afghanistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Bagram, Afghanistan? If you're planning to go to Bagram, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Bagram, Afghanistan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Bagram, Afghanistan by month

January

January in Bagram is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sweaters

February

If you are traveling to Bagram in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

March

March here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage

April

If you visit Bagram during April, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

May

If you visit Bagram during May, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

June

June in Bagram can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

July

If you are traveling to Bagram in July, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops

August

August in this region is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses

September

If you are traveling to Bagram in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

October

If you are traveling to Bagram in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks

November

November in Bagram can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters

December

December in Bagram is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bagram, Afghanistan

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Bagram

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