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 Karachi are May, June, July, August, September, October and November


Where and when to go based on the weather?

Balochistan
Quetta, Gwadar, Turbat...

January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December
50°F to 103°F°C
0 to 4 days
74°F to 85°F
May, June, July and August
85°F to 108°F°C
0 to 5 days
83°F to 86°F

North of Pakistan
Islamabad, Peshawar, Mingora...

October and November
16°F to 94°F°C
0 to 3 days
February, March, April, May, September and December
7°F to 103°F°C
0 to 8 days
January, June, July and August
5°F to 110°F°C
1 to 17 days

Punjab
Lahore, Rawalpindi, Jhelum...

February, March, November and December
70°F to 95°F°C
0 to 5 days
January, April and October
67°F to 106°F°C
0 to 4 days
May, August and September
97°F to 113°F°C
0 to 10 days
June and July
104°F to 115°F°C
1 to 8 days

Sindh
Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpur Khas...

January, February, March, November and December
77°F to 101°F°C
0 to 1 days
74°F to 81°F
October
95°F to 106°F°C
0 day
83°F
April, August and September
90°F to 112°F°C
0 to 4 days
79°F to 81°F
May, June and July
94°F to 119°F°C
0 to 2 days
83°F to 85°F

Best time to travel to Pakistan by cities

Chargement en cours
Balochistan Balochistan North North Punjab Punjab Sindh Sindh

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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, Karachi, lahore, Gwadar and Hingol (National Park), 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 and October. The number of visitors to Pakistan is high in: November and December.

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

Figure: Visitor index for Pakistan month by month



Average price for flights to Pakistan

A return flight between Manchester and Islamabad is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 729 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 397 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
Karachi81°F86°F92°F95°F97°F97°F94°F90°F92°F95°F92°F85°F
lahore72°F77°F88°F101°F110°F113°F108°F104°F103°F99°F86°F77°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
Khuzdar59°F65°F76°F85°F94°F99°F99°F95°F92°F85°F72°F63°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, Karachi, lahore, Gwadar, Hingol (National Park), Jhelum, Khuzdar, 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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