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

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

When to go to Istalif, Afghanistan

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Istalif in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Istalif can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Istalif during May, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 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 5-10 days this month. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Istalif is a perfect temperature 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:

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

July

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Istalif in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Istalif in October, you will notice that it is crisp and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Istalif during November, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s 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 or snow/sleet occasionally. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Istalif in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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