Khiva, Uzbekistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Khiva, Uzbekistan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Khiva, Uzbekistan by month

January

Traveling to Khiva in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots

February

Traveling to Khiva in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 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 footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces

April

April in Khiva is mild. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Khiva in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Khiva in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Khiva in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region can be very chilly. 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
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens

December

December can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Khiva, Uzbekistan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Khiva, 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 Khiva
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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