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

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

When to go to Jalalabad, Afghanistan

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

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

January

If you go to Jalalabad in January, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Jalalabad is mild and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

April

April for Jalalabad is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

May

May in Jalalabad is a scorcher and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light shorts

June

If you visit Jalalabad during June, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light skirts
  • Sarong
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely thin shorts

July

July is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sarong
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Extremely thin shorts

August

If you vacation in Jalalabad during August, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sarong
  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts

September

September for Jalalabad is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts

October

October in this region is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Jalalabad in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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