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Best time to visit Kashgar, China

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The best time to visit Kashgar is September-October

Are you looking for the best time to visit Kashgar? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Kashgar is a great destination to visit almost all year round, September-October is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 33℃ (90℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 35℃ (95℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of -10℃ (15℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Kashgar during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. May sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in October instead.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Kashgar, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

October

Most daylight

July

Kashgar seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Kashgar as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Kashgar is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Kashgar

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Kashgar for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Kashgar climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Kashgar for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Kashgar in January

  • Average temperature: -7℃ (20℉)
  • Average high temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average low temperature: -10℃ (15℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Kashgar in February

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (24℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 2 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Kashgar in March

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 35%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Kashgar in April

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 25%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Kashgar in May

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 25%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Kashgar in June

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 22%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Kashgar in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 22%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kashgar in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 26%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Kashgar in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 30%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Kashgar in October

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 30%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Kashgar in November

  • Average temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Kashgar in December

  • Average temperature: -4℃ (24℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (19℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 1 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kashgar in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Kashgar is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (90℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Kashgar is generally around October. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in October first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Kashgar is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Kashgar, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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