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Best time to visit Lahore, Pakistan

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The best time to visit Lahore is March

While Lahore is a popular destination to visit all year round, March is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

The very hottest temperatures in Lahore get to around 46℃ (114℉) in the height of summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Lahore is around 6℃ (42℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Lahore in May, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Lahore falls around July, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in October instead.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Lahore below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

October

Most daylight

May

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Lahore seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Lahore

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 Lahore 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.

Lahore 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 Lahore 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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NOV
DEC

Lahore in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Lahore in February

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lahore in February, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Lahore in March

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Lahore in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 28%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lahore in April, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.


Lahore in May

  • Average temperature: 35℃ (96℉)
  • Average high temperature: 42℃ (107℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 20%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lahore in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Lahore in June

  • Average temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average high temperature: 43℃ (110℉)
  • Average low temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average humidity: 24%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 5 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lahore in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Lahore in July

  • Average temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average high temperature: 41℃ (106℉)
  • Average low temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lahore in July, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Lahore in August

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (102℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lahore in August, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Lahore in September

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (99℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lahore in September, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.

Lahore in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 32%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Lahore in November

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 29%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Lahore in December

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 34%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lahore in December, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Lahore is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 43℃ (110℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Lahore 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 Lahore is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Lahore, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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