Rawalpindi, Pakistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Rawalpindi, Pakistan? If you're planning to go to Rawalpindi, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Rawalpindi, Pakistan

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

Important essentials for Rawalpindi, Pakistan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you go to Rawalpindi in January, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February in Rawalpindi is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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March

March in Rawalpindi is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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April

April is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

If you visit Rawalpindi during May, you may find that it can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Rawalpindi can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) to 100s F (low 40s C).

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July

July in Rawalpindi is a scorcher and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

Traveling to Rawalpindi in August, you will notice that it is a scorcher and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

If you visit Rawalpindi during September, you are likely to notice that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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October

If you visit Rawalpindi during October, you may see that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Rawalpindi in November, 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).

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December

December in this region is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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Activities for Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Rawalpindi.

If you see the Army Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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