Shiraz, Iran: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Shiraz, Iran? If you're planning to go to Shiraz, 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 Shiraz, Iran

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

Important essentials for Shiraz, Iran

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

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

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General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January here is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

February for Shiraz can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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March

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

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April

April in Shiraz is mild and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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May

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

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June

If you vacation in Shiraz during June, you will probably find that it is a scorcher 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.

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July

If you are traveling to Shiraz in July, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

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August

Traveling to Shiraz in August, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

If you vacation in Shiraz during September, you may notice that it is extremely hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

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October

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

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November

November in Shiraz 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.

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December

If you visit Shiraz during December, you may see that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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Activities for Shiraz, Iran

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

If you are planning to check out the charming Armenian Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to see the beautiful Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the building; you should check with the Shiraz tourism authority.

If you check out a temple, such as Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine, wear:

If you see the Narenjestan Ghavam museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Arg of Karim Khan, take:


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