Gilgit-Baltistan (region)
weather, climate and best time to visit



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.

Climate Gilgit-Baltistan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -14 -11 -7 -3 1 5 10 9 5 -1 -8 -12
Precipitation (mm) 6 12 20 24 17 20 29 35 36 14 7 4



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Climate Gilgit-Baltistan

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -14 -11 -7 -3 1 5 10 9 5 -1 -8 -12
Night temp. (°C) -26 -24 -20 -16 -9 -3 2 2 -2 -9 -19 -24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 6 12 20 24 17 20 29 35 36 14 7 4
Days with rain 8 8 10 6 4 3 9 11 5 4 6 7
Days with snow 11 14 17 15 11 9 6 8 13 10 7 9
Dry days 12 6 4 9 16 18 16 12 12 17 17 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 6 9 11 12 12 12 12 11 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2

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.

Gilgit-Baltistan weather

The weather for Gilgit-Baltistan over the next 14 days will be 6°C till 10° and it stays dry every day.

5-day weather forecast Gilgit-Baltistan

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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8°C
3°C
0 mm
2 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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9°C
4°C
0 mm
1 m/s
Friday
9 december
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10°C
5°C
0 mm
2 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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10°C
6°C
0 mm
2 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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9°C
5°C
0 mm
1 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Gilgit-Baltistan


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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.