Climate and Average Weather in Pakistan

The climate in Pakistan is extremely divers and varies from tropical to temperate, with arid conditions in the coastal south. Also Pakistan has wide variations between extremes of temperature at different locations. There is a monsoon season in parts of the country with often flooding due to extreme rainfall, and a dry season with significantly less rainfall or none at all.

Pakistan has four seasons: a cool and dry winter from December through February; a hot and dry spring from March through May; the summer / rainy season from June through September; and the retreating monsoon period of October and November. The duration of these seasons vary somewhat according to location.

The average monthly temperature in Islamabad varies from an average daily low of 2 degrees Celsius (5° Fahrenheit) in January to an average daily high of 40 degrees Celsius (104° Fahrenheit) in June. Half of the annual rainfall occurs in July and August, averaging about 255 millimeters (8.8 inch) in each of those two months. The remainder of the year has significantly less rain, amounting to approximately fifty millimeters (1.1 inch) per month.

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1. Yearly average minimum and maximum temperatures
2. Monthly averages of precipitation throughout the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Monthly average hours of sunshine throughout the year

Additionally, some pages provide historical weather data such as humidity, wind speed, and water temperature.

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