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

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

When to go to East Afghanistan, Afghanistan

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

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

January

January in this region is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to East Afghanistan in February, you will notice that it is frosty. 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:

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

March

If you are traveling to East Afghanistan in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to East Afghanistan in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

July

If you are traveling to East Afghanistan in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

August

If you are traveling to East Afghanistan in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans

September

September in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long skirts

October

October in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in East Afghanistan is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is frosty. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in East Afghanistan, 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 East Afghanistan

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