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

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Traveling to Urmia, Iran? If you're planning to go to Urmia, I've got 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 Urmia, Iran

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

Important essentials for Urmia, Iran

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Urmia, Iran

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Urmia.

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

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    January

    January in Urmia is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows sometimes.

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    February

    February in Urmia is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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    March

    March in Urmia is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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    April

    If you are traveling to Urmia in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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    May

    May in Urmia is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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    June

    If you visit Urmia during June, you may find that it is a perfect temperature 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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    July

    July in this region can be sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    August

    August in this region is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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    September

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

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    October

    October in Urmia is cool and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

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    November

    November for Urmia is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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    December

    December is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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