Balykchy, Kyrgyzstan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Balykchy, Kyrgyzstan? If you're planning to go to Balykchy, 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 Balykchy, Kyrgyzstan

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

Important essentials for Balykchy, Kyrgyzstan

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.

  • (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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Balykchy, Kyrgyzstan by month

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January

January in Balykchy is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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February

February for Balykchy is biting cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost almost every day of the month. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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March

March in Balykchy can be extremely cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 30s F (single digits C).

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April

In April, Balykchy can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Balykchy, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost occasionally.

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May

May in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

If you go to Balykchy in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

July here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

If you visit Balykchy during August, you might find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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September

Traveling to Balykchy in September, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you go to Balykchy in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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November

November in Balykchy is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Balykchy can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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