The best times to visit Dushanbe for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 10th

or

August 27th to October 28th

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

 

 


Other Dushanbe Travel Info

Weather in Dushanbe

Temperature

Average temperatures in Dushanbe vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice between summer and winter. The temperatures feel cold for about half the year, and too hot for part of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th 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 Dushanbe, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 98.7°F (37.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.7°F (17.6°C) at night.

Dushanbe Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Dushanbe Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Dushanbe Perceived Temperature (F)

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Dushanbe Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Dushanbe 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 48 36.6 27
Feb 49.5 39.1 30.4
Mar 63.5 51.7 40.7
Apr 74.8 61.8 48.9
May 83.6 69.7 55.6
Jun 93.7 78.9 61.8
Jul 98.1 83.2 63.7
Aug 96.8 80.8 61.5
Sep 89.3 72.2 53.4
Oct 77 60.4 44.6
Nov 62.1 48.8 37.1
Dec 51.2 39.4 29.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 8.9 2.6 -2.8
Feb 9.7 3.9 -0.9
Mar 17.5 10.9 4.8
Apr 23.8 16.6 9.4
May 28.7 20.9 13.1
Jun 34.3 26.1 16.6
Jul 36.7 28.4 17.6
Aug 36 27.1 16.4
Sep 31.8 22.3 11.9
Oct 25 15.8 7
Nov 16.7 9.3 2.8
Dec 10.7 4.1 -1.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dushanbe are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Dushanbe? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Dushanbe is often around around December 3rd when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Dushanbe.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dushanbe (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 2.7 1
Feb 17% 3 1.9
Mar 14% 3.1 1.9
Apr 11% 0 1.7
May 6% 0 0.9
Jun 2% 0 0.2
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 4% 0 1.1
Nov 11% 1.2 1.9
Dec 6% 3.2 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 6.9 2.5
Feb 17 7.6 4.8
Mar 14 7.9 4.8
Apr 11 0 4.3
May 6 0 2.3
Jun 2 0 0.5
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 4 0 2.8
Nov 11 3 4.8
Dec 6 8.1 1.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Dushanbe has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (21.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (61.9%).

Wind in Dushanbe is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by June and February. March’s average wind speed of around 4.5 knots (5.2 MPH or 8.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dushanbe.

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Wind

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

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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 2.9 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.5 Light breeze 11.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.6 Barely noticeable 10.2 Gentle breeze
May 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.1 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.4 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.3 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 2.7 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.3%
Feb 61.9%
Mar 50.8%
Apr 49%
May 44.9%
Jun 29.8%
Jul 21.7%
Aug 21.9%
Sep 24.5%
Oct 37.4%
Nov 56.1%
Dec 58.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Dushanbe?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Tajikistan; 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 Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Dushanbe, Tajikistan is August, followed by July and October. 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 Dushanbe in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 44.2 in March means 44.2% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Dushanbe Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 89.1°F (31.7°C) and 54.8°F (12.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Dushanbe, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.4°F (33°C) and 59.3°F (15.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Dushanbe to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.8°F (12.7°C) and 45°F (7.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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