When is the best time to go to Rishikesh?

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

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

For full information about the climate and weather in Rishikesh a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 49°F/70°F
February 54°F/76°F
March 65°F/85°F
April 77°F/95°F
May 76°F/103°F
June 77°F/103°F
July 76°F/94°F
August 77°F/90°F
September 74°F/88°F
October 68°F/85°F
November 59°F/79°F
December 52°F/72°F

Weather and climate in Rishikesh

  • Between january and february the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 50°F and it rains in february about 1.5in.
  • Between the months of march and april the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 95°F.
  • In may the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 103°F°C and you can expect to have 1.2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of june the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 101°F in average and you can expect to have 4.1in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between july and august the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 90°F°C and it rains about 17.4in each month.
  • In september the climate is okay. The temperature rises to 88°F and it rains about 9.4in each month.
  • Between the months of october and november the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 88°F and, in november, 1 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of december the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 54°F and it rains about 4% of the time in december.

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