Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan Climate

Weather: -0.54°C/31.03°F, Wind SW at 1.59 km/h, 52% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Gilgit-Baltistan Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 3702.19 meters (12146.29 feet) above sea level, Gilgit-Baltistan has a Subartic, severe winter, no dry season, cool summer climate (Classification: Dfc). The city’s yearly temperature is -9.62ºC (14.68ºF) and it is -30.51% lower than Pakistan’s averages. Gilgit-Baltistan typically receives about 84.04 millimeters (3.31 inches) of precipitation and has 195.91 rainy days (53.67% of the time) annually.

CountryPakistan
Longitude74.9831808
Latitude35.8025667
Attitude/Elevation3702.19m (12146.29ft)
Local timeSunday 06:21
Annual high temperature-4.34ºC (24.19ºF)
Annual low temperature-18.06ºC (-0.51ºF)
Average annual precip.84.04mm (3.31in)
Warmest monthAugust (7.83ºC / 46.09ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (-32.35ºC / -26.23ºF)
Wettest MonthJune (139.47mm / 5.49in)
Driest MonthDecember (34.13mm / 1.34in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)195.91 days (53.67%)
Days with no rain169.09 days (46.33%)
Humidity76.8%

Climate Gilgit-Baltistan: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)-8.0(17.6)-4.0(24.8)1.0(33.8)1.0(33.8)3.0(37.4)9.0(48.2)13.0(55.4)13.0(55.4)9.0(48.2)4.0(39.2)-4.0(24.8)-4.0(24.8)13.0(55.4)
Average high °C (°F)-15.19(4.66)-12.91(8.76)-8.83(16.11)-5.05(22.91)-1.65(29.03)2.07(35.73)6.89(44.4)7.83(46.09)2.54(36.57)-4.18(24.48)-9.42(15.04)-14.13(6.57)-4.34(24.19)
Daily mean °C (°F)-23.53(-10.35)-19.91(-3.84)-14.73(5.49)-9.82(14.32)-5.52(22.06)-1.08(30.06)3.72(38.7)4.76(40.57)-0.74(30.67)-9.71(14.52)-16.94(1.51)-21.91(-7.44)-9.62(14.68)
Average low °C (°F)-32.35(-26.23)-29.34(-20.81)-26.02(-14.84)-21.5(-6.7)-16.02(3.16)-8.53(16.65)-1.94(28.51)-0.18(31.68)-7.09(19.24)-18.4(-1.12)-25.44(-13.79)-29.87(-21.77)-18.06(-0.51)
Record low °C (°F)-48.0(-54.4)-45.0(-49.0)-42.0(-43.6)-39.0(-38.2)-32.0(-25.6)-26.0(-14.8)-14.0(6.8)-9.0(15.8)-25.0(-13.0)-35.0(-31.0)-37.0(-34.6)-49.0(-56.2)-49.0(-56.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)46.63(1.84)77.49(3.05)87.14(3.43)108.3(4.26)103.7(4.08)139.47(5.49)107.0(4.21)117.19(4.61)85.86(3.38)52.73(2.08)48.8(1.92)34.13(1.34)84.04(3.31)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)14.3617.6419.6420.7319.1818.2718.020.5514.2711.7312.099.4516.33
Average relative humidity (%)84.6684.3682.5181.8878.8578.0572.8467.7365.8169.5478.0477.3576.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours7.87.810.6812.5213.413.4913.6612.912.059.128.138.010.8

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Gilgit-Baltistan in recent years.

Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan Temperature by Month

August
4.76°C | 40.57°F
July
3.72°C | 38.7°F
September
-0.74°C | 30.67°F
June
-1.08°C | 30.06°F
May
-5.52°C | 22.06°F
October
-9.71°C | 14.52°F
April
-9.82°C | 14.32°F
March
-14.73°C | 5.49°F
November
-16.94°C | 1.51°F
February
-19.91°C | -3.84°F
December
-21.91°C | -7.44°F
January
-23.53°C | -10.35°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature-13.0°C (8.6°F)-17.42°C (0.64°F)-27.0°C (-16.6°F)
Avg Temperature-21.0°C (-5.8°F)-24.81°C (-12.66°F)-32.0°C (-25.6°F)
Min Temperature-27.0°C (-16.6°F)-31.71°C (-25.08°F)-38.0°C (-36.4°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point-24.0°C (-11.2°F)-32.58°C (-26.64°F)-42.0°C (-43.6°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation4.0mm | 0.16in0.65mm | 0.03in0.0mm | 0in20.3mm | 0.8in
Snowdepth3.4mm | 0.13in0.54mm | 0.02in0.0mm | 0in16.7mm | 0.66in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind17.0kmh | 10.56mph12.35kmh | 7.67mph6.0kmh | 3.73mph
Gust Wind33.0kmh | 20.51mph24.29kmh | 15.09mph12.0kmh | 7.46mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure4.0mb0.65mb0.0mb
Gilgit-Baltistan

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
December° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2019-12-01-25 | -13.0-31 | -23.87413 | 8.0830.59 | 10360.0 | 0.0
2019-12-02-25 | -13.0-31 | -23.87611 | 6.8430.65 | 10380.0 | 0.0
2019-12-03-25 | -13.0-37 | -34.64311 | 6.8430.74 | 10410.0 | 0.0
2019-12-04-22 | -7.6-37 | -34.63114 | 8.730.62 | 10370.0 | 0.0
2019-12-05-22 | -7.6-37 | -34.63115 | 9.3230.59 | 10360.0 | 0.0
2019-12-06-22 | -7.6-36 | -32.83815 | 9.3230.65 | 10380.0 | 0.0
2019-12-07-23 | -9.4-37 | -34.63614 | 8.730.71 | 10400.0 | 0.0
2019-12-08-24 | -11.2-38 | -36.43313 | 8.0830.65 | 10380.0 | 0.0
2019-12-09-22 | -7.6-35 | -31.04115 | 9.3230.47 | 10320.0 | 0.0
2019-12-10-21 | -5.8-25 | -13.08412 | 7.4630.3 | 10261.9 | 0.07
2019-12-11-22 | -7.6-25 | -13.08811 | 6.8430.12 | 10201.8 | 0.07
2019-12-12-23 | -9.4-26 | -14.89312 | 7.4630.15 | 10211.5 | 0.06
2019-12-13-21 | -5.8-24 | -11.29210 | 6.2129.94 | 10144.0 | 0.16
2019-12-14-24 | -11.2-27 | -16.69112 | 7.4630.09 | 10191.9 | 0.07
2019-12-15-28 | -18.4-31 | -23.89213 | 8.0830.45 | 10310.5 | 0.02
2019-12-16-32 | -25.6-35 | -31.08512 | 7.4630.74 | 10410.0 | 0.0
2019-12-17-29 | -20.2-39 | -38.24611 | 6.8430.83 | 10440.0 | 0.0
2019-12-18-23 | -9.4-33 | -27.45615 | 9.3230.59 | 10360.3 | 0.01
2019-12-19-21 | -5.8-24 | -11.29410 | 6.2130.27 | 10253.2 | 0.13
2019-12-20-25 | -13.0-28 | -18.4946 | 3.7330.27 | 10252.2 | 0.09
2019-12-21-26 | -14.8-29 | -20.29213 | 8.0830.36 | 10280.2 | 0.01
2019-12-22-27 | -16.6-30 | -22.09417 | 10.5630.47 | 10320.1 | 0.0
2019-12-23-27 | -16.6-32 | -25.68015 | 9.3230.53 | 10340.0 | 0.0
2019-12-24-26 | -14.8-30 | -22.08511 | 6.8430.53 | 10340.4 | 0.02
2019-12-25-30 | -22.0-34 | -29.2818 | 4.9730.71 | 10400.1 | 0.0
2019-12-26-32 | -25.6-42 | -43.6476 | 3.7330.83 | 10440.0 | 0.0
2019-12-27-25 | -13.0-42 | -43.62711 | 6.8430.62 | 10370.0 | 0.0
2019-12-28-25 | -13.0-38 | -36.43415 | 9.3230.45 | 10310.0 | 0.0
2019-12-29-23 | -9.4-35 | -31.04116 | 9.9430.45 | 10310.0 | 0.0
2019-12-30-24 | -11.2-34 | -29.24715 | 9.3230.39 | 10290.0 | 0.0
2019-12-31-25 | -13.0-28 | -18.48711 | 6.8430.33 | 10272.2 | 0.09

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