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

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

When to go to Ghazni, Afghanistan

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Ghazni in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Ghazni is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Ghazni during March, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Ghazni during April, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Ghazni in May, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

June

If you go to Ghazni in June, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

If you vacation in Ghazni during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

August

If you visit Ghazni during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

September here is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

October

October in Ghazni is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Ghazni can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens

December

If you are traveling to Ghazni in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ghazni, 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 Ghazni
  • Appropriate museum wear

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