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

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

When to go to Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan by month

January

If you go to Turkmenistan in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Turkmenistan in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Turkmenistan is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Turkmenistan is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Turkmenistan in June, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Turkmenistan in July, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Light skirts
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sarong
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely light dresses

August

If you vacation in Turkmenistan during August, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Turkmenistan in October, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Turkmenistan can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Turkmenistan, 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 Turkmenistan
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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