When is the best time to go to Turkmenistan?

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

  • In Turkmenistan, the weather is good everywhere in April, May, June, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Ashgabat are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Ashgabat are June, July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The cities with the best climate are Ashgabat and Türkmenabat, with good weather at least 8 months a year

Annual weather in Turkmenistan

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

January 29°F to 52°F
0 to 3 days*
February 31°F to 54°F
1 to 5 days*
March 43°F to 68°F
1 to 3 days*
April 58°F to 79°F
1 to 2 days*
May 70°F to 92°F
0 to 3 days*
June 79°F to 101°F
0 to 1 days*
July 81°F to 104°F
0 to 1 days*
August 76°F to 101°F
0 to 1 days*
September 67°F to 92°F
0 to 1 days*
October 50°F to 77°F
0 to 2 days*
November 38°F to 61°F
1 to 2 days*
December 31°F to 52°F
0 to 1 days*
* weather varies across the country

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Temperatures and rainfall in Turkmenistan

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Turkmenistan and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Ashgabat, Krasnovodsk, Kushka, Avaza and Balkanabat.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Turkmenistan

Find out when Turkmenistan 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 Turkmenistan

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

  • High season in Turkmenistan: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Turkmenistan month by month

Average price for flights to Turkmenistan

A return flight between London and Ashgabat is generally cheaper if you go in september ($ 842 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 267 more for your airline ticket to Ashgabat if you go in august.

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Where to go in Turkmenistan?

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.


perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather

About Turkmenistan

What can I do in Turkmenistan?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Turkmenistan reliable?

Climate data for Turkmenistan has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Turkmenistan allows us to determine the average for each month in Ashgabat, Krasnovodsk, Kushka, Avaza, Balkanabat, Daşoguz, Merv and Türkmenabat.

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

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