Chitrāl
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Best time to visit Chitrāl

The best time to visit Chitrāl in Pakistan is from June through September. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in Chitrāl is 18°C in July and the lowest is -6°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather in Chitrāl per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest rainfall. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Chitrāl by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -6 -5 -1 4 9 14 18 18 14 7 1 -3
Precipitation (mm) 16 45 38 42 26 18 12 11 8 9 12 6



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Chitrāl weather

The weather for Chitrāl over the next 14 days will be 20°C till 24° with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

5-day weather forecast Chitrāl

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
9 august
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22°C
13°C
1.6 mm
35%
3 Bft
SSW
10
Wednesday
10 august
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24°C
14°C
0.8 mm
20%
3 Bft
SW
10
Thursday
11 august
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22°C
15°C
4.9 mm
60%
3 Bft
SSW
10
Friday
12 august
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21°C
13°C
5.6 mm
65%
3 Bft
S
10
Saturday
13 august
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22°C
13°C
2.4 mm
45%
2 Bft
S
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for Chitrāl


Climate Chitrāl

Chitrāl has a semi-arid climate. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Chitrāl is 6° degrees and there is about 243 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 209 days a year with an average humidity of 53% and an UV-index of 3.

Chitrāl

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -6 -5 -1 4 9 14 18 18 14 7 1 -3
Night temp. (°C) -16 -15 -10 -4 1 6 9 9 5 0 -7 -12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 16 45 38 42 26 18 12 11 8 9 12 6
Days with rain 4 4 5 4 6 5 6 5 4 2 4 3
Days with snow 10 15 16 16 6 3 - - 1 6 6 6
Dry days 17 9 10 10 19 22 25 26 25 23 20 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 12 12 12 12 12 11 7 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 2 2 3 4 4 4 3 2 2 2

Chitrāl weather by month

What is the average Chitrāl weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Chitrāl?

Chitrāl is located in Pakistan. It lies in a straight line 13,517 km from Wellington.

The coordinates of Chitrāl are:

  • Latitude: 35.851802
  • Longitude: 71.786358

The GPS coordinates are 35° 51' N, 71° 47' E

How long is the flight to Chitrāl?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Chitrāl is approximately 16 h. 40 min.

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What are the nearest airports to Chitrāl?

These are the airports closests to Chitrāl:

  • Chitral Airport (5 km) in Chitrāl
  • Saidu Sharif Airport (127 km) in Saidu Sharif
  • Peshawar International Airport (209 km) in Peshāwar

How big is Chitrāl?

The surface area of Chitrāl is 54 km².

What is the currency of Chitrāl?

In Chitrāl, the Pakistani rupee (PKR) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 9 August 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 110.49 Pakistani rupee
  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.009 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 11,048.81 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 0.91 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Chitrāl?

The area code to call Chitrāl is +92.