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Best time to visit Dushanbe, Tajikistan

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The best time to visit Dushanbe is April

When’s the best time to visit Dushanbe, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Dushanbe is April.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Dushanbe can reach a maximum of 39℃ (103℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to -6℃ (22℉) around January.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Dushanbe are usually in August, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. April 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 August instead.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Dushanbe 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

July

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

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Dushanbe seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Dushanbe as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Dushanbe 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 Dushanbe

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 Dushanbe 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.

Dushanbe 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 Dushanbe 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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Dushanbe in January

  • Average temperature: 1℃ (34℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (29℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Dushanbe in February

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (29℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Dushanbe in March

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Dushanbe in April

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 14 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Dushanbe in May

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 11 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dushanbe 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.


Dushanbe in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 33%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 5 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Dushanbe in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 25%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 2 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Dushanbe in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 24%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Dushanbe in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 26%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dushanbe 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.

Dushanbe in October

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 36%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Dushanbe in November

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Dushanbe in December

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: -0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Dushanbe 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 Dushanbe is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (90℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Dushanbe is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Dushanbe is generally around April, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of April too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Dushanbe, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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