The best times to visit Rawalpindi for ideal weather are

February 19th to May 20th

or

October 15th to December 9th

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

 

 


Other Rawalpindi Travel Info

Weather in Rawalpindi

Temperature

Average temperatures in Rawalpindi vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Rawalpindi, the hottest months are June, July, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 102.2°F (39°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.9°F (24.9°C) at night.

Rawalpindi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Rawalpindi 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.

Rawalpindi Perceived Temperature (F)

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Rawalpindi Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Rawalpindi 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 64.4 50.7 38.5
Feb 66.4 55.6 44.8
Mar 77.9 65.6 53.6
Apr 87 74.8 62.4
May 97.1 84.7 71.2
Jun 100.6 89.2 76.1
Jul 95.8 86.9 76.8
Aug 92.8 84.3 75.6
Sep 91.4 81.1 71
Oct 87 73.6 61.7
Nov 77.1 61.9 49.3
Dec 68.3 53.3 40.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18 10.4 3.6
Feb 19.1 13.1 7.1
Mar 25.5 18.7 12
Apr 30.6 23.8 16.9
May 36.2 29.3 21.8
Jun 38.1 31.8 24.5
Jul 35.4 30.5 24.9
Aug 33.8 29.1 24.2
Sep 33 27.3 21.7
Oct 30.6 23.1 16.5
Nov 25.1 16.6 9.6
Dec 20.2 11.8 4.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rawalpindi are November, December, 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 mid to late November. For example, on the week of November 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Rawalpindi? 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 Rawalpindi.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Rawalpindi (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 9% 0 2.3
Feb 21% 0 4.6
Mar 17% 0 10.5
Apr 18% 0 4.3
May 8% 0 4.1
Jun 17% 0 6.6
Jul 30% 0 15.2
Aug 31% 0 14.1
Sep 21% 0 7.8
Oct 8% 0 6.4
Nov 5% 0 1.2
Dec 5% 0 0.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 5.8
Feb 21 0 11.7
Mar 17 0 26.7
Apr 18 0 10.9
May 8 0 10.4
Jun 17 0 16.8
Jul 30 0 38.6
Aug 31 0 35.8
Sep 21 0 19.8
Oct 8 0 16.3
Nov 5 0 3
Dec 5 0 2.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Rawalpindi has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (30.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (65.8%).

Wind in Rawalpindi is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and July. June’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.3 MPH or 18.2 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 early to mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 25.1 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4 Light breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Feb 6.3 Light breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Mar 7.1 Gentle breeze 19.4 Significant breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 21.8 Strong breeze
May 9.3 Gentle breeze 23.7 Significant breeze
Jun 9.8 Gentle breeze 23.8 Very strong breeze
Jul 9.3 Gentle breeze 21.8 Significant breeze
Aug 7.8 Gentle breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Sep 6.1 Light breeze 17.4 Significant breeze
Oct 4.6 Light breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 11.6 Significant breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 11.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.8%
Feb 56.8%
Mar 47.5%
Apr 41.5%
May 30.3%
Jun 35.3%
Jul 57%
Aug 65.8%
Sep 58.7%
Oct 48.8%
Nov 50.7%
Dec 53.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Rawalpindi?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat unsafe, especially in some areas. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are strong travel warnings and regional advisories for Pakistan; avoid non-essential travel and all travel to some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Rawalpindi, Pakistan is June, followed by May and April. 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 Rawalpindi in October. 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 15.9 in October means 15.9% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Rawalpindi Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 100°F (37.8°C) and 70.3°F (21.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Rawalpindi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.4°F (33.6°C) and 74.2°F (23.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 6 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 too cold this time of year in Rawalpindi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.4°F (22.4°C) and 61.6°F (16.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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