When is the best time to go to Manali?

When is the best time to go to Manali? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Manali are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are May and June
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are July and August

Annual weather in Manali

Infographic of the best times to visit Manali
Infographic of the best times to visit Manali ©whereandwhen.net

Weather details in Manali month by month

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Manali for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Weather and climate in Manali

Manali enjoys a monsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Manali is 85°F (ranging from 67°F in january to 101°F in june). Annual rainfall is 65.5in, with a minimum of 0.5in in november and a maximum of 20in in august.
  • Between january and february the climate is good. It is for example 72°F as maximum temperature in february and it rains about 2.9in each month.
  • Between march and april the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 104°F and you can expect to have 2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From may to june the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 101°F and it rains in june about 5in.
  • Between july and august the climate is just OK. In average, on the morning it is 83°F and it rains about 74% of the time in august.
  • In september the climate is good. The temperature rises to 88°F and it rains in september about 8.5in.
  • Between october and november the climate is perfect. The temperature rises to 77°F and it rains in november about 0.5in.
  • In december the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 54°F and it rains about 3% of the time in december.

Manali : Rue principale de Manali

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Manali

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Manali: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Manali

Find out when Manali has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Manali

  • Very low season in Manali
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: August, September and November.
  • Low season in Manali
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, July and October.
  • High season in Manali
    The number of visitors to Manali is high in: May.
  • Peak season in Manali
    The largest number of tourists visiting Manali is during: June and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Manali month by month

Best time for low prices in Manali

Average prices of hotels in Manali month by month

Generally, September is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Manali. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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