Turkestan, Kazakhstan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Turkestan, Kazakhstan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Turkestan, Kazakhstan by month

January

January here is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Insulated boots
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Scarf
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Fleeces

February

February here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters

March

If you vacation in Turkestan during March, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you visit Turkestan during June, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Turkestan during July, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Turkestan is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Turkestan during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Turkestan in October, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

December

Traveling to Turkestan in December, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Rain coat
  • Very heavy socks

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Turkestan, Kazakhstan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Turkestan, 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 Turkestan

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