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Climate Pakistan

In Pakistan prevails predominantly dry, subtropical continental climate with large daily and seasonal temperature fluctuations.

Climatically, Pakistan is divided into three zones:

in the Lowlands mean temperatures in January fluctuate between 12 ° C in the north and 16 ° C in the south; only on the coast the monthly mean is 20 ° C. in the summer it will be in the lowlands unbearably hot. The thermometer is then on average above 30 ° C, in some cases even up to 50 ° C. The amount of precipitation decreases from the north with sometimes more than 1,000 mm in the Himalayan foothills to the south to only 100 mm in the Tharr desert. The rain falls almost exclusively during the southwest monsoon between June and September. The rest of the year is dry.

Extreme drought also dominates the higher one Balochistan in the West. Here the annual rainfall is not even 100 mm. In the foothills between Balochistan and the Indus lowlands, it is slightly more humid with 200 to 300 mm per year. Balochistan receives most of its sparse rainfall in winter. The summer monsoon brings minimal or no rain. The average temperature in January is only 10 ° C. There are often night frosts in winter. in the summer however similarly high temperaturesas in the Indus plain reached.

The High valleys in the far north Pakistan is very different from other parts of the country. Temperatures in the minus range are not uncommon in winter, even during the day. The summer are warm. But the extreme heat of the lowlands is not achieved. With sometimes over 1,500 mm, the highest annual Rainfall measured across the country. They fall mostly in winter.


Weather pakistan

Weather in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan

Weather in Pakistan: The temperatures and rainfall for Islamabad in Pakistan are taken from the website and provided by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. The forecast is updated four times a day.


Best travel time for Pakistan

In the Mountain regions of the north is the climate in from March to May and August / September to October ideal for a trip. During the day there are pleasant temperatures. Although it is dry here even in summer (the monsoon has no great influence in this part of Pakistan), it is then quite hot.

For the rest of the country is, however, the cooler season of September to March to recommend. During the day it is pleasantly warm with 18 to 28 ° C.

However, traveling in most of Pakistan is not recommended in spring and summer due to the monsoons and high temperatures. In winter, on the other hand, the mountainous north is climatically unfavorable due to the cold and the snowfall and partly inaccessible due to snow-covered roads.

Here you will find detailed information about the climate and the best time to travel in the Himalayas.


Climate table Pakistan

Climate in Pakistan (North, Karakoram): Gilgit

Climate Pakistan (East): Lahore

Pakistan Climate (South, Arabian Sea): Karachi

You can find more climate information about Pakistan here.


Climate in South Asia

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