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

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

When to go to Yazd, Iran

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

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

January

If you visit Yazd during January, you are likely to find that it is brisk. 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 below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Yazd is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Yazd is balmy and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 20% to 30% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

April

In April, Yazd is balmy and very dry. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Yazd, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 30%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Yazd in May, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Yazd in June, you will notice that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Yazd during July, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Yazd in August, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Yazd is warm and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 10% to 20% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Yazd is mild and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Yazd is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Yazd, Iran

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

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