When to Travel - Mongolia

  • Best Time to Travel
  • Good Time to Travel
  • Green Season
  • Cool temperatures
  • Very cold

Weather information is an important factor to consider when deciding where or when to travel. The following table offers our opinion on when it is best to travel throughout the year, with the "Green Season" representing months with higher rainfall. "Green Season" days in the Far East tend to be dry in the morning with short sharp showers in the afternoon. Below this we offer average climate statistics, from selected destinations, and a general overview of the country's climate to help you decide when to travel.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
  • Ulaanbaatar

    -16 -11 -2 8 17 22 23 22 16 7 -4 -14
    -27 -24 -15 -6 3 8 11 9 2 -6 -16 -24
    5.7 7.3 8.6 8.8 9.7 9.0 8.0 8.3 8.2 7.3 5.9 5.0
    1.1 1.7 2.7 8.3 13.4 41.7 57.6 51.6 26.2 8.4 3.2 2.5
    jan feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec

Climate - Mongolia

Due to its location in the centre of continental Asia, Mongolia has a climate of extremes – hot summers and bitterly cold winters. Precipitation levels are notoriously low as the country is surrounded by high mountains and is far from seas and oceans, hence Mongolia is often referred to as the ‘Land of Blue Skies’ with an average of 250 days of sunshine per year. The most popular months to visit are between Spring and Autumn (May to October).

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