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Best time to visit Gilgit-Baltistan
For visiting Gilgit-Baltistan, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a very cold temperature and almost no precipitation. The highest average temperature in the Gilgit-Baltistan region is 10°C in July and the lowest is -14°C in January.
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In the table below you can quickly view the monthly average weather for the Gilgit-Baltistan region, the monthly temperature or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.
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The region Gilgit-Baltistan has a continental climate. In the summer it is warm and dry, and in the winter it is cold and wet. The average annual temperature for Gilgit-Baltistan is -2° degrees and there is about 224 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 191 days a year with an average humidity of 68% and an UV-index of 2.
Climate Gilgit-Baltistan by month
Gilgit-Baltistan weather by month
What is the average Gilgit-Baltistan weather like in a given month? 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.
The weather for Gilgit-Baltistan over the next 14 days will be 13°C till 20° with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
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Frequently asked questions
Where is Gilgit-Baltistan?
The region Gilgit-Baltistan is located in Pakistan. It lies in a straight line 273 km from Islamabad.
The coordinates of Gilgit-Baltistan are:
- Latitude: 35.920007
- Longitude: 74.313656
The GPS coordinates are 35° 55' N, 74° 18' E
How long is the flight to Gilgit-Baltistan?
The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Gilgit-Baltistan is approximately 2 h. 30 min.
What are the largest airports in Gilgit-Baltistan?
These are the largest airports in Gilgit-Baltistan:
- Gilgit Airport (GIL) in Gilgit
- Skardu Airport (KDU) in Skārdu
- Muzaffarabad Airport (MFG) in Muzaffarābād
What is the currency of Gilgit-Baltistan?
In Gilgit-Baltistan, the Pakistani rupee (PKR) is used for payment.
What is the area code of Gilgit-Baltistan?
The area code to call Gilgit-Baltistan is +92.