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

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

When to go to Pamirs, Tajikistan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Pamirs, Tajikistan by month

January

January in Pamirs is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Very heavy socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Rain coat
  • Gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

February

If you are traveling to Pamirs in February, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Very heavy socks
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Thermal undergarments

March

March in Pamirs is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Pamirs in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Pamirs in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Pamirs in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Pamirs in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Pamirs during October, you are likely to find that it is cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Pamirs in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Pamirs is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves
  • Rain coat
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Insulated boots

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Pamirs, Tajikistan

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

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