Western Mongolia, Mongolia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Western Mongolia, Mongolia? If you're planning to go to Western Mongolia, I have 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 Western Mongolia, Mongolia

Based on the climate and weather in Western Mongolia, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Western Mongolia, Mongolia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Western Mongolia, Mongolia by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Western Mongolia in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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February

February here is biting cold. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

March is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

April in Western Mongolia is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

Traveling to Western Mongolia in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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June

June here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

July in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

Traveling to Western Mongolia in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

If you go to Western Mongolia in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

October here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

November for Western Mongolia can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

December is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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