The best times to visit Kashgar for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 24th


August 20th to October 21st

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



Other Kashgar Travel Info

Weather in Kashgar


Average temperatures in Kashgar vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 56th 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 Kashgar, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 90.5°F (32.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.7°F (20.4°C) at night.

Kashgar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Kashgar 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.

Kashgar Perceived Temperature (F)


Kashgar Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Kashgar 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 32.1 22.4 13.2
Feb 41.4 32.2 22.6
Mar 59 49.5 38.3
Apr 73.7 63.7 50.4
May 80.8 71.2 58.1
Jun 87 77.5 64.3
Jul 89.9 80.7 67.4
Aug 88 79.2 66.1
Sep 79.2 69.6 56.7
Oct 69 58.3 44.4
Nov 51.8 41.3 30.5
Dec 36 26.9 18.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 0.1 -5.3 -10.4
Feb 5.2 0.1 -5.2
Mar 15 9.7 3.5
Apr 23.2 17.6 10.2
May 27.1 21.8 14.5
Jun 30.6 25.3 17.9
Jul 32.2 27.1 19.7
Aug 31.1 26.2 18.9
Sep 26.2 20.9 13.7
Oct 20.6 14.6 6.9
Nov 11 5.2 -0.8
Dec 2.2 -2.8 -7.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kashgar are April, January, and then November. 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 mid to late September with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of September 17th.

When can you find snow in Kashgar? 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 Kashgar.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 0 0.1
Feb 6% 0 0.7
Mar 2% 0 0.2
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 6% 0 0.6
Jun 5% 0 0.5
Jul 5% 0 0.6
Aug 3% 0 0.2
Sep 5% 0 0.5
Oct 2% 0 0.2
Nov 1% 0 0.1
Dec 1% 0 0.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.3
Feb 6 0 1.8
Mar 2 0 0.5
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 6 0 1.5
Jun 5 0 1.3
Jul 5 0 1.5
Aug 3 0 0.5
Sep 5 0 1.3
Oct 2 0 0.5
Nov 1 0 0.3
Dec 1 0 0.5


Humidity and Wind

Kashgar has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is April (14.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (52.9%).

Wind in Kashgar is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and July. June’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 17.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 11.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
May 7.7 Gentle breeze 16.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 7.9 Gentle breeze 17.4 Strong breeze
Jul 7.2 Gentle breeze 16.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Sep 6.1 Light breeze 13.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.7 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Nov 4.6 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.5%
Feb 44.2%
Mar 26.4%
Apr 14.6%
May 19.8%
Jun 20.6%
Jul 21.7%
Aug 23.8%
Sep 29%
Oct 25.6%
Nov 37.2%
Dec 52.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Kashgar?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings for Macao; exercise a high degree of caution. 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 Kashgar, China is October, followed by July and November. 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 Kashgar 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 17.7 in February means 17.7% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Kashgar Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83.5°F (28.6°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 most precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Kashgar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 45.7°F (7.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Kashgar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.7°F (8.2°C) and 30.6°F (-0.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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