Turkmenistan weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Turkmenistan

The best time to visit in Turkmenistan is from April until October, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Turkmenistan is 35°C in July and the lowest is 9°C in January.

Turkmenistan has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Turkmenistan or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Turkmenistan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 9 9 16 22 29 33 35 34 29 22 14 10
Precipitation (mm) 7 13 16 11 17 4 1 1 1 4 8 6
Climate data from city: Ashgabat

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14 day weather forecast Turkmenistan

The weather for in Turkmenistan will be 22° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Turkmenistan is based on the weather conditions in the city of Ashgabat.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
10°
0 mm 0% 8 m/s 5
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
12°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
15°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 4
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
0.6 mm 40% 6 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
1.2 mm 55% 3 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 4
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
13°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 4
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
0 mm 0% 9 m/s 3
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
14°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
2.8 mm 75% 5 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3

Climate Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan has the desert climate prevailing. The temperature during the day is warm and you won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Turkmenistan is 22° degrees and there is about 91 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 296 days a year with an average humidity of 38% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Turkmenistan

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 9 9 16 22 29 33 35 34 29 22 14 10
Night temp. (°C) 2 1 8 12 19 23 25 23 18 12 6 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 7 13 16 11 17 4 1 1 1 4 8 6
Days with rain 4 5 7 8 8 2 1 1 2 4 5 5
Days with snow 1 2 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 26 21 23 22 23 28 30 30 28 27 25 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 11 12 11 10 10 10 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 3 3 4 6 7 8 7 7 5 5 3 3
Climate data from city: Ashgabat

Turkmenistan weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Turkmenistan? 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 Turkmenistan?

Turkmenistan lies in a straight line about 14,633 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Ashgabat).

How long is the flight to Turkmenistan?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Turkmenistan is approximately 18 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Turkmenistan?

These are the largest airports in Turkmenistan:

How many inhabitants are there in Turkmenistan?

Turkmenistan has approximately 5,758,000 inhabitants.

How big is Turkmenistan?

The area of Turkmenistan is around 488,100 km². It is 2x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Turkmenistan?

The capital of Turkmenistan is Ashgabat.

What is the currency of Turkmenistan?

In Turkmenistan the Turkmenistani manat (TMM) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 23 October 2021

What is the area code of Turkmenistan?

The area code to call Turkmenistan is +993.