Jomsom, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Jomsom, Nepal

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

What to wear/what to pack for Jomsom, Nepal by month

January

If you are traveling to Jomsom in January, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain occasionally.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Jomsom in February, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Jomsom is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Jomsom in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Jomsom in May, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Jomsom in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Jomsom in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Jomsom in September, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Jomsom can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Jomsom in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Jomsom, Nepal

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Jomsom, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and M
  • A SIM card that works in Jomsom
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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