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

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

When to go to Punjab, Pakistan

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

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

January

January in Punjab is cool. 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:

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

February

February in Punjab is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s 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:

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

March

If you visit Punjab during March, 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 low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 40 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Punjab in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Punjab in July, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is unbearably hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Punjab in September, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Punjab in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Punjab in December, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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