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

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

When to go to Lashkargah, Afghanistan

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

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

January

January in Lashkargah is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Lashkargah is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Lashkargah, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Lashkargah in April, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

May

If you go to Lashkargah in May, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot. Expect it to rain almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Lashkargah in June, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Lashkargah during July, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Lashkargah is a scorcher. Temperatures routinely are in the low 100s F (high 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Lashkargah, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Lashkargah is sweltering. Temperatures routinely are in the 90s F (mid 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Lashkargah, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Lashkargah is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Lashkargah, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

November

If you vacation in Lashkargah during November, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s 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 most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Lashkargah is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Lashkargah, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lashkargah, 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 Lashkargah
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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