When to Visit Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan summers can be extremely hot and dry . The Karakum desert can reach in excess of 50°C. Extremely cold winters are normal reaching -30*C in the border regions of Uzbekistan. Turkmenistan has very little annual rainfall and mild weather in the mountains and along the shores of the Caspian Sea. April, May and June are the best are the prettiest months to travel with an abundance of spring flowers across the arid deserts and comfortable temperatures of around 25°C. October and November are harvest season when fresh fruit and vegetables are bountiful and temperatures are in the low 20°C.