Garni, Armenia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Garni, Armenia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Garni, Armenia by month

January

Traveling to Garni in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Garni can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Garni can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Garni, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella

May

If you are traveling to Garni in May, you will notice that it is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

June

If you are traveling to Garni in June, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

If you go to Garni in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

August

If you go to Garni in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

September

If you are traveling to Garni in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

October

If you vacation in Garni during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella

November

Traveling to Garni in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Garni is cold. 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. It also snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Garni, Armenia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Garni, 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 Garni
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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