When is the best time to go to Pakistan?

When is the best time to go to Pakistan? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Pakistan, the weather is good everywhere in February, March, October and November
  • The best months to go to Islamabad are February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Islamabad are May, June, July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are July and August
  • The cities with the best climate are Gwadar, Hingol (National Park) and Ormara, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Gwadar are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November


Annual weather in Pakistan

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Pakistan for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January -22°F to 83°F
0 to 4 days*
February -18°F to 88°F
0 to 7 days*
March -11°F to 101°F
0 to 8 days*
April -4°F to 108°F
0 to 8 days*
May 5°F to 117°F
0 to 7 days*
June 18°F to 119°F
0 to 10 days*
July 31°F to 115°F
0 to 14 days*
August 32°F to 112°F
0 to 17 days*
September 20°F to 110°F
0 to 8 days*
October -0°F to 106°F
0 to 3 days*
November -11°F to 94°F
0 to 3 days*
December -18°F to 85°F
0 to 2 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Pakistan by cities

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Islamabad

Islamabad

The best months to go to Islamabad are february, march, april, may, september, october, november and december.

Gwadar

Gwadar

The best months to go to Gwadar are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Hingol (National Park)

Hingol (National Park)

The best months to go to Hingol (National Park) are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Pakistan

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Pakistan and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Islamabad, Gwadar, Hingol (National Park), Jhelum and Karachi, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Pakistan

Find out when Pakistan has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Pakistan

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November. The number of visitors to Pakistan is high in: December.

  • Very low season in Pakistan: June.
  • Low season in Pakistan: January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October and November.
  • Peek season in Pakistan: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Pakistan month by month


Average price for flights to Pakistan

A return flight between London and Islamabad is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 603 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 280 more for your airline ticket to Islamabad if you go in august.

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Where to go in Pakistan?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Islamabad67°F70°F79°F90°F101°F106°F104°F99°F97°F92°F79°F72°F
Gwadar74°F76°F81°F86°F92°F90°F88°F86°F86°F88°F83°F77°F
Hingol (National Park)76°F77°F83°F88°F92°F92°F88°F86°F88°F88°F85°F77°F
Jhelum70°F76°F85°F95°F106°F112°F106°F103°F101°F95°F85°F76°F
Karachi81°F86°F92°F95°F97°F97°F94°F90°F92°F95°F92°F85°F
Khuzdar59°F65°F76°F85°F94°F99°F99°F95°F92°F85°F72°F63°F
lahore72°F77°F88°F101°F110°F113°F108°F104°F103°F99°F86°F77°F
Mundij70°F76°F85°F95°F106°F112°F106°F103°F101°F95°F85°F76°F
Nok Kundi65°F70°F81°F92°F101°F106°F108°F104°F99°F88°F76°F67°F
Ormara76°F77°F83°F88°F92°F92°F88°F86°F88°F88°F85°F77°F
Panjgur65°F70°F79°F90°F99°F103°F104°F101°F95°F86°F76°F67°F
Pasni76°F79°F90°F101°F108°F108°F104°F103°F103°F99°F88°F79°F
Peshawar67°F70°F81°F92°F103°F110°F108°F104°F101°F94°F81°F72°F
Quetta50°F54°F65°F76°F85°F92°F94°F92°F86°F76°F65°F56°F
Rawalpindi67°F70°F81°F90°F101°F106°F104°F99°F97°F92°F79°F72°F
Turbat76°F79°F90°F101°F108°F108°F104°F103°F103°F99°F88°F79°F
Zhob52°F56°F67°F77°F86°F92°F92°F90°F86°F77°F65°F56°F
Abbottabad58°F59°F68°F77°F88°F94°F92°F88°F86°F79°F70°F61°F
Bhakkar70°F76°F86°F97°F108°F113°F112°F108°F106°F97°F85°F76°F
Dera Ghazi Khan72°F79°F90°F101°F110°F115°F112°F108°F108°F101°F86°F77°F

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very bad weather



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Is this weather information for Pakistan reliable?

Climate data for Pakistan has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Pakistan allows us to determine the average for each month in Islamabad, Gwadar, Hingol (National Park), Jhelum, Karachi, Khuzdar, lahore, Mundij, and 33 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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