Weather and Climate of Nepal
Best season for travel in Nepal start from March to May and September to December, most of the Hindu religious festivals are also celebrated during September to December, and traveler should take advantage of trekking tours and Nepali festivals. Autumn, Sept to Nov is cool but sky is clear it is perfect season for trekking tours in Nepal.
December and January climate and visibility are good, though it is very cold at high altitudes low land trekking is perfect in this season. May and June are not best times to visit because it is extremely hot and dusty, with temperatures often above 30°C.
Total width of Nepal is about 200 km on average, but within this short distance wide altitude variation the land rises from 58m above sea level to 8848m, in this way the weather and climate depends on topographical extremities and altitude of the place in Nepal.
Clothing depends on place and time, however, it is recommended to have both light and warm clothing, because morning and evening can be quite cool. Generally year is divided in four major climatic seasons which are listed below.
Autumn: Sept, Oct and Nov are is best times of the year to visit Nepal. During autumn season, dry climate which offer clear views, least rain, temperature fluctuating between 200 C to 300 C. Teej, Dashain, Tihar, chath and Christmas festival fall during these months. Travel to Nepal in autumn season provides an opportunity to see and celebrating these festivals.
Winter: Winter is perfect for travel and tours in lower elevation; below 3000 meters, winter starts from Dec to Feb are cool and mostly clear. The morning and evening are very cold while the afternoon is pretty sunny. Temperature of winter rises from 150C to 200 C (590 F to 680 F). Winter considered the less tourist seasons of Nepal.
Spring: Spring season is the perfect and best time to travel Nepal specially mountain region. Many people from different part of the world visit Nepal in spring. Spring starts from March to May are warm months; temperature of this season fluctuates between 200 C to 300 C. Rhododendrons bloom and mountain slopes covered with colorful flowers.
Summer: Summer season is known as the monsoon season in Nepal. Summer starts from June to August, which considered the less tourist seasons of Nepal. July and August are monsoon with lots of rain, Himalaya range hidden behind the clouds, but still you have great chance to trekking behind the Himalayas Manang, Mustang and Dolpo region.
Summer season ranges between 23 to 250 Celsius weather is hot and wet at times. Monsoon is the best time to watch the cascading waterfalls in the high mountain region. Trekking and tours to Nepal that make you familiar with the weather and climate of Nepal are given below.
Weather and Climate of Nepal trips
Everest base camp trek Gokyo lakes trek
Annapurna base camp trek Annapurna circuit trek
Island Peak climbing Everest view trek
Everest expedition Mera peak climbing
Kanchenjunga base camp trek Pisang Peak climbing
Around Dhaulagiri trek Jomsom Muktinath trek
Langtang valley trek Poon hill trek
Makalu base camp trek Upper Mustang trek
Manaslu circuit trek Rolwaling valley trek
Everest trekking Lower Dolpo trek
Annapurna trekking Upper Dolpo trek
Langtang trekking Chitwan jungle safari
If you interested to see the birth place of Lord Buddha and world highest peak Mount Everest or travel to Nepal then keeping in mind September to November and March to May are the best times to visit Nepal. If you need more detail about weather and climate of Nepal fell free to contact us.