Weather in January in Turkmenistan

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in January in Turkmenistan. Is this month a good time to go to Turkmenistan? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Turkmenistan in January?

The weather conditions in Turkmenistan in January range from unpleasant to tolerable depending on the destination. It is a winter month.

During January in Turkmenistan the average maximum daytime temperatures are low and range from 6°C (43°F) in Turkmenbashi to 11°C (52°F) in Esenguly. On average, this month is the coldest month of the year in Turkmenistan.

Precipitation in January ranges from low in Turkmenbashi with an average of 7mm (0.3inch) snow/rainfall to low in Baýramaly with 29mm (1.1inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 111 hours of sunshine in Ashgabat during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Turkmenistan.

Where to go in Turkmenistan in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Turkmenistan on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Turkmenistan

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Turkmenistan?

Average weather in Ashgabat

In January Ashgabat generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C (48°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 0°C (32°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Ashgabat
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
9°C / 49°F 
1°C / 34°F 
104 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
9 days 
9°C / 48°F 
0°C / 32°F 
111 hours 
22mm / 0.9inch 
10 days 
11°C / 52°F 
2°C / 35°F 
118 hours 
31mm / 1.2inch 
9 days 
Climate in Ashgabat

Average weather in Baýramaly

In January Baýramaly generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C (47°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -2°C (28°F) and low monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Baýramaly
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
11°C / 52°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
127 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
6 days 
8°C / 47°F 
-2°C / 28°F 
128 hours 
29mm / 1.1inch 
7 days 
12°C / 53°F 
-0°C / 31°F 
139 hours 
22mm / 0.9inch 
6 days 
Climate in Baýramaly

Average weather in Turkmenbashi

In January Turkmenbashi generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 6°C (43°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C (30°F) and low monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Turkmenbashi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
8°C / 46°F 
1°C / 34°F 
124 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
8 days 
6°C / 43°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
137 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
7 days 
7°C / 45°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
139 hours 
5mm / 0.2inch 
6 days 
Climate in Turkmenbashi

Average weather in Türkmenabat

In January Türkmenabat generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C (44°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -3°C (27°F) and low monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Türkmenabat
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
9°C / 48°F 
-2°C / 29°F 
132 hours 
18mm / 0.7inch 
6 days 
7°C / 44°F 
-3°C / 27°F 
132 hours 
18mm / 0.7inch 
6 days 
10°C / 50°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
150 hours 
14mm / 0.6inch 
5 days 
Climate in Türkmenabat

Average weather in Esenguly

In January Esenguly generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C (52°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 0°C (32°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Esenguly
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
13°C / 55°F 
2°C / 36°F 
149 hours 
27mm / 1.1inch 
6 days 
11°C / 52°F 
0°C / 32°F 
152 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
5 days 
12°C / 54°F 
1°C / 34°F 
157 hours 
19mm / 0.7inch 
5 days 
Climate in Esenguly

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Turkmenistan.

Is January the best time to go to Turkmenistan?

In our opinion January is not the best time to visit Turkmenistan with commonly unpleasant weather in Ashgabat.

On average the best time to visit Turkmenistan is in April, May, September and October with generally perfect weather in Ashgabat. The worst months are January, February, June, July, August and December that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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