When is the best time to go to Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)?

When is the best time to go to Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) are January, February, March, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are April, May and June
  • Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) has dry periods in January, March, April, May, November and December
  • July is the rainiest month

For full information about the climate and weather in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 63°F/79°F
February 68°F/86°F
March 81°F/97°F
April 92°F/108°F
May 94°F/113°F
June 95°F/110°F
July 86°F/99°F
August 86°F/95°F
September 86°F/95°F
October 81°F/92°F
November 76°F/88°F
December 67°F/81°F

Weather and climate in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)

  • Between january and february the climate is perfect. The temperature rises to 86°F and, in february, 2 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of march the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 95°F in average.
  • In april the climate is just OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 103°F and, in april, 1 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of may and june the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 110°F°C and, in june, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • From july to august the climate is bad. the thermometer goes up to 95°F°C and it rains in august about 9.8in.
  • In the month of september the climate is not good, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 88°F and you can expect to have 8.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of october the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 77°F and it rains in october about 2.3in.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 70°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh): 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.

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