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

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

When to go to Persepolis, Iran

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

What to wear/what to pack for Persepolis, Iran by month

January

If you vacation in Persepolis during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Persepolis can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Persepolis in March, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Persepolis during April, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Persepolis in May, you will notice that it is hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Persepolis during June, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Persepolis in July, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Persepolis during August, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September is constantly hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is warm and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Persepolis is 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 20% to 30% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Persepolis is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Persepolis, Iran

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Persepolis, 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 Persepolis
  • Appropriate museum wear

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