Shiraz, Iran: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

January in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Shiraz is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 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:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is pretty consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Shiraz can be sizzling and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Shiraz during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Shiraz during October, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Shiraz is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Shiraz can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s 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
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Shiraz
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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