Best time to visit Mongolia

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When is the best time to visit Mongolia?

The best time to visit Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar) is June and July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • -16°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)-16
  • -12°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)-12
  • -3°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)-3
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)8
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)16
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)21
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)22
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)21
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)15
  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)7
  • -5°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)-5
  • -14°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar)-14

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The weather guide for Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Mongolia weather overview

With Siberia to its north and China at its southern border, Mongolia consists largely of high plateau, with the Gobi Desert in its south and grasslands to the north and east. It has a brief, warm summer from April to October, then suffers an extremely cold Siberian-style winter which lasts for up to seven months and can be very harsh indeed. Icy winds make life unpleasant even though snowfall is rare, apart from in the western mountains.

What to pack for Mongolia weather

Although there are periods of winter sunshine, very heavy clothing is recommended. Even in the summer, you'll need warm clothing. Rainfall is generally low, but most likely to occur between June and September, in the period of China's summer monsoon. So go prepared for rain at this time.

Which is the hottest month in Mongolia?

The hottest time of year in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 22°C.

Which month has the most rain in Mongolia?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia with 86mm on average. There are normally 16 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Mongolia?

The sunniest time of year in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 71% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.

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