Turkmenistan weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Turkmenistan.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Turkmenistan. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Turkmenistan (Ashgabat) 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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Turkmenistan weather overview

The Kara-Kum 'Black Sands' Desert occupies most of this country, which lies in the driest region of the former Soviet Union and includes steppe as well as desert. Brace yourself for severe extremes of temperature; in summer, Turkmenistan roasts in temperatures as high as 45°C (113°F), while winter - though sunny and quite dry - can send them plunging to the minus 10s. Be prepared for a sharp fall in temperature at night, whatever the time of year.

What to pack for Turkmenistan weather

Take light clothing for the summer with warm wraps tor desert nights. A winter visit requires very heavy clothing with sturdy hats and warm scarves to keep out the wind.

Which is the hottest month in Turkmenistan?

The hottest time of year in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 38°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Turkmenistan?

In terms of rainfall, April is usually the wettest month in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan with 44mm on average. There are normally 10 days in April with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Turkmenistan?

The sunniest time of year in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 82% of daylight hours; that's 11 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Turkmenistan and the UK?

The time difference between Turkmenistan and the UK is GMT+5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Turkmenistan?

The main languages spoken in Turkmenistan are Turkmen and Russian.

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What is the currency in Turkmenistan?

The currency in Turkmenistan is the Turkmenistan Manat (TMT).

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Which plugs are used in Turkmenistan?

Turkmenistan uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Turkmenistan?

They drive on the right side of the road in Turkmenistan.

Do you need a visa for Turkmenistan?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Turkmenistan.

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Compare Turkmenistan weather with the USA

Below the Turkmenistan weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Turkmenistan (Ashgabat) and the USA (Washington).

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