Balkanabat, Turkmenistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Balkanabat, Turkmenistan? If you're planning to go to Balkanabat, this article contains 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 Balkanabat, Turkmenistan

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

Important essentials for Balkanabat, Turkmenistan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Balkanabat, 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

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Balkanabat, Turkmenistan by month

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January

January in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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February

If you go to Balkanabat in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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April

If you go to Balkanabat in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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June

If you go to Balkanabat in June, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July in Balkanabat very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

If you are traveling to Balkanabat in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you go to Balkanabat in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

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

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November

November in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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December

December here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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Activities for Balkanabat, Turkmenistan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Balkanabat.

If you go to the Regional History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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