The best times to visit Dera Ismail Khan for ideal weather are

January 22nd to April 8th


October 15th to December 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Dera Ismail Khan Travel Info

Weather in Dera Ismail Khan


Average temperatures in Dera Ismail Khan vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Dera Ismail Khan, the hottest months are June, July, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 106.8°F (41.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.8°F (26.6°C) at night.

Dera Ismail Khan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Dera Ismail Khan Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Dera Ismail Khan Perceived Temperature (F)


Dera Ismail Khan Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Dera Ismail Khan Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 66.3 53.2 40.3
Feb 70.4 59.1 47.3
Mar 81.2 69.3 56.8
Apr 92.2 79.3 66.2
May 102.9 89.6 75.8
Jun 104.7 92.6 79.9
Jul 99.9 90.4 80.4
Aug 97.4 88.6 79.7
Sep 96.1 85.7 75.9
Oct 91.2 77.9 66.3
Nov 80.4 65.8 53.4
Dec 70.3 56.1 43.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 19.1 11.8 4.6
Feb 21.3 15.1 8.5
Mar 27.3 20.7 13.8
Apr 33.4 26.3 19
May 39.4 32 24.3
Jun 40.4 33.7 26.6
Jul 37.7 32.4 26.9
Aug 36.3 31.4 26.5
Sep 35.6 29.8 24.4
Oct 32.9 25.5 19.1
Nov 26.9 18.8 11.9
Dec 21.3 13.4 6.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dera Ismail Khan are November, January, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Dera Ismail Khan? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Dera Ismail Khan.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dera Ismail Khan (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 1.5
Feb 9% 0 2.3
Mar 11% 0 7.1
Apr 12% 0 4.1
May 2% 0 0.5
Jun 8% 0 3.1
Jul 13% 0 6.2
Aug 13% 0 6.4
Sep 6% 0 1.8
Oct 4% 0 3.1
Nov 1% 0 0.4
Dec 2% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 3.8
Feb 9 0 5.8
Mar 11 0 18
Apr 12 0 10.4
May 2 0 1.3
Jun 8 0 7.9
Jul 13 0 15.7
Aug 13 0 16.3
Sep 6 0 4.6
Oct 4 0 7.9
Nov 1 0 1
Dec 2 0 0.8


Humidity and Wind

Dera Ismail Khan has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (32.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (66.4%).

Wind in Dera Ismail Khan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and February. June’s average wind speed of around 1.2 knots (1.4 MPH or 2.3 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 6.1 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dera Ismail Khan.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 0.7 Still 3.9 Barely noticeable
Feb 1.1 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Mar 0.9 Still 4.3 Barely noticeable
Apr 1.1 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
May 1.2 Barely noticeable 5.4 Barely noticeable
Jun 1.2 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Jul 1.1 Barely noticeable 4.8 Barely noticeable
Aug 0.8 Still 4.1 Light breeze
Sep 0.7 Still 4.1 Barely noticeable
Oct 0.4 Still 3.1 Barely noticeable
Nov 0.4 Still 3.1 Barely noticeable
Dec 0.6 Still 4.2 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58.1%
Feb 56.9%
Mar 55.3%
Apr 43.9%
May 32.3%
Jun 42.5%
Jul 61.3%
Aug 66.4%
Sep 60.3%
Oct 53.6%
Nov 57.3%
Dec 57.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Dera Ismail Khan?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Pakistan; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan is August, followed by May and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Dera Ismail Khan in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55.3 in February means 55.3% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Dera Ismail Khan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 105.4°F (40.8°C) and 74.4°F (23.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Dera Ismail Khan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 96.8°F (36°C) and 77°F (25°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Dera Ismail Khan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.6°F (23.7°C) and 62.8°F (17.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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