Sheki, Azerbaijan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sheki, Azerbaijan? If you're planning to go to Sheki, this is 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 Sheki, Azerbaijan

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

Important essentials for Sheki, Azerbaijan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas 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 superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Sheki, Azerbaijan

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

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you want to check out the beautiful Juma Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; it is best to check with the Sheki tourism authority.

If you go to Cultural and Resting Park of BU M.F. Achundov, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you visit The Rashidbey Efendihad House Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Khansarai, take:

What to wear/what to pack for Sheki, Azerbaijan by month

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January

January here can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Sheki in February, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

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March

March in Sheki is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Sheki can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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May

In May, Sheki is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sheki, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost sometimes. Additionally, it is very breezy.

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June

June here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

If you go to Sheki in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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September

If you visit Sheki during September, you might see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Sheki is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

November in Sheki can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

December in this region is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. There is frost almost every day of the month. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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