The Climate of Gilgit Baltistan varies and in surrounding mountain ranges there are sharp variations in the weather. The eastern part is humid but towards the Karakoram and Hindu Kush the climate dries up. The area is hot during summer but cold at night and Astore, Khalpu, Yasin, Hunza and Nagar temperature is cold even during summer.
At higher altitudes of 1,500 meters its has a desert climate with warm summers and cold winters. During the summer temperatures go as high as 30 degrees Celsius. Winters are cold and some areas have subzero temperature. Weather precipitation is low all year round. During the winter it falls in the form of snow or hail.
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