Best time to visit Turkmenistan

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When is the best time to visit Turkmenistan?

The best time to visit Turkmenistan (Ashgabat) is April, May and October based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)7
  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)9
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)15
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)23
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)30
  • 35°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)35
  • 38°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)38
  • 36°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)36
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)31
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)23
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)16
  • 10°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Turkmenistan (Ashgabat)10

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The weather guide for Turkmenistan (Ashgabat) 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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Turkmenistan weather overview

The Kara-Kum 'Black Sands' Desert occupies most of this country, which lies in the driest region of the former Soviet Union and includes steppe as well as desert. Brace yourself for severe extremes of temperature; in summer, Turkmenistan roasts in temperatures as high as 45°C (113°F), while winter - though sunny and quite dry - can send them plunging to the minus 10s. Be prepared for a sharp fall in temperature at night, whatever the time of year.

What to pack for Turkmenistan weather

Take light clothing for the summer with warm wraps tor desert nights. A winter visit requires very heavy clothing with sturdy hats and warm scarves to keep out the wind.

Which is the hottest month in Turkmenistan?

The hottest time of year in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 38°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Turkmenistan?

In terms of rainfall, April is usually the wettest month in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan with 44mm on average. There are normally 10 days in April with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Turkmenistan?

The sunniest time of year in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 82% of daylight hours; that's 11 hours of sunshine per day.

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