Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan? If you're planning to go to Cholpon-Ata, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan by month

January

If you go to Cholpon-Ata in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thick pajamas
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Neck gaiter
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Coveralls
  • High performance gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

February

If you are traveling to Cholpon-Ata in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Umbrella
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Coveralls

March

If you are traveling to Cholpon-Ata in March, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Very heavy socks
  • Fleeces
  • Scarf
  • Umbrella
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Insulated boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

April

April in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Cholpon-Ata in May, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Cholpon-Ata is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Cholpon-Ata in July, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Cholpon-Ata in November, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Waterproof coat
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Very heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Gloves
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella

December

Traveling to Cholpon-Ata in December, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to rain regularly.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Coveralls
  • Insulated boots
  • High performance gloves
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thick pajamas
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cholpon-Ata, 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 Cholpon-Ata
  • Appropriate museum wear

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