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

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

When to go to Pakistan, Pakistan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Pakistan, Pakistan by month

January

January in Pakistan can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Pakistan during February, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Pakistan is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Pakistan during April, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

May

If you vacation in Pakistan during May, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Rain coat
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sarong

June

June in this region is sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Pakistan can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) to high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

August

Traveling to Pakistan in August, you will notice that it is sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Light shorts
  • Rain boots
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses

September

September for Pakistan is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Pakistan during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Pakistan during November, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Pakistan during December, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Pakistan, Pakistan

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and D
  • A SIM card that works in Pakistan
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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