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

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

When to go to Maimana, Afghanistan

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

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

January

January in Maimana is frigid. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost almost every day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Maimana is cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Maimana in March, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Maimana in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Maimana in June, 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:

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

July

July for Maimana very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Maimana in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Maimana in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Maimana can be brisk. 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Maimana is brisk. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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