Shamali Plain, Afghanistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Shamali Plain, Afghanistan

Based on the climate and weather in Shamali Plain, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Shamali Plain, Afghanistan by month

January

January in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks

February

February for Shamali Plain is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Shamali Plain is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Shamali Plain in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

June

June in Shamali Plain very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Shamali Plain in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Shamali Plain in August, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Shamali Plain in November, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Shamali Plain, Afghanistan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Shamali Plain, 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 Shamali Plain

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