Don't be surprised with Mongolian harsh climate

View from Zaisan Hill in August

Ulaanbaatar is the coldest capital in the world. Average temperature during a year is -2°C. Seeing here on winter -40°C on thermometer is nothing special. That’s why Mongolians use alcohol thermometers — ones with mercury simply break below -38°C.

On the other hand on summer temperature reaches here more than 30°C. No matter which season one is certain — it’s very dry. Rains occur seldom and usually between June and August.

Better to protect yourself from the dust with a scarf. Check our pack list to Mongolia, to be sure you don’t forget the most important.


Instead of work in glass skyscraper, mortgage and couch from Ikea I chosen a travel to unknown. That’s how I landed in China. I burned maps and walked straight ahead. Sometimes the wind whips my eyes, but at least I feel that I am alive.

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