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

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

When to go to Yerevan, Armenia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Yerevan, Armenia by month

January

January in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Yerevan is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while.

It also snows regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Yerevan is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Yerevan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Yerevan in May, you will notice that it is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June is hot, somewhat stormy and very dry. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July can be sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Yerevan in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in this region is hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Yerevan is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Yerevan can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Yerevan, Armenia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yerevan, 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 Yerevan
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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