Tashkent, Uzbekistan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Tashkent, Uzbekistan by month

January

January in Tashkent is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

February

If you go to Tashkent in February, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

March

March in Tashkent can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Tashkent is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Tashkent during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Tashkent in June, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and very dry. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Tashkent during July, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Tashkent 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:

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

September

September in Tashkent is hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

October

October in Tashkent is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Tashkent is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Tashkent in December, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tashkent, 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 Tashkent
  • 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
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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