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The weather guide for Pakistan (Islamabad) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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When is the best time to go to Pakistan?

The best time to go to Pakistan (Islamabad) is April, October and November based on the following average weather conditions.

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  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Pakistan (Islamabad)16
    Jan
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Pakistan (Islamabad)17
    Feb
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Pakistan (Islamabad)21
    Mar
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Pakistan (Islamabad)27
    Apr
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Pakistan (Islamabad)32
    May
  • 36°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Pakistan (Islamabad)36
    Jun
  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Pakistan (Islamabad)33
    Jul
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Pakistan (Islamabad)31
    Aug
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Pakistan (Islamabad)31
    Sep
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Pakistan (Islamabad)29
    Oct
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Pakistan (Islamabad)23
    Nov
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Pakistan (Islamabad)18
    Dec

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Pakistan weather overview

Pakistan has mountains on its northern and western borders, a vast area of low-lying plain and a climate which varies from region to region. The monsoon rains bring cloudy, muggy weather from late June to October and are followed by a period of bright, sunny days and cold to freezing nights until late February. Then temperatures soar and conditions grow unpleasantly hot and dusty until the next arrival of the rains.

From March to June, fierce thunderstorms can occur, often exacerbated by accompanying dust storms. The rains are much less intense in the desert region, which lies to the south, while the Arabian Sea coast experiences little summer rainfall but endures high humidity.

What to pack for Pakistan weather

Light clothing with head covers for the desert region is essential. Take warmer clothing for protection against the cold winter nights and much heavier attire if you are travelling into the mountains.

Which is the hottest month in Pakistan?

The hottest time of year in Islamabad, Pakistan is normally June. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 36°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Pakistan?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Islamabad, Pakistan with 289mm on average. There are normally 16 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Pakistan?

The sunniest time of year in Islamabad, Pakistan is normally November with bright sunshine on average for 78% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Pakistan and the UK?

The time difference between Pakistan and the UK is GMT+5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Pakistan?

The main languages spoken in Pakistan are Urdu and English.

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What is the currency in Pakistan?

The currency in Pakistan is the Pakistani Rupee (PKR).

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Which plugs are used in Pakistan?

Pakistan uses electrical plug type C + D (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Pakistan?

They drive on the left side of the road in Pakistan.

Do you need a visa for Pakistan?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Pakistan.

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Compare Pakistan weather with the USA

Below the Pakistan weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Pakistan (Islamabad) and the USA (Washington).

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