When is the best time to go to Nepal?

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

  • In Nepal, the weather is good across more than 69% of the territory for: March and November
  • The best months to go to Kathmandu are February, March and November
  • On average, the warmest months in Kathmandu are April, May, June, July and August, and the coldest months are January and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are July and August
  • The cities with the best climate are Nepalganj, Rudrapur and Biratnagar, with good weather at least 8 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Nepal for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 5°F to 72°F
8%
February 9°F to 79°F
13%
March 13°F to 88°F
18%
April 20°F to 99°F
36%
May 25°F to 104°F
55%
June 34°F to 104°F
69%
July 38°F to 95°F
85%
August 36°F to 92°F
82%
September 32°F to 90°F
72%
October 23°F to 85°F
30%
November 14°F to 79°F
8%
December 11°F to 74°F
4%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Nepal by cities

Kathmandu

Best time to go to Kathmandu

The best months to go to Kathmandu are february, march and november.

Chitwan National Park

Best time to go to Chitwan National Park

The best months to go to Chitwan National Park are january, february, march, april, october, november and december.

Everest

Best time to go to Everest

No month is ideal for visiting Everest



Temperatures and rainfall in Nepal

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Nepal and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park, Everest, Lukla and Nepalganj.


Where to go in Nepal?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Kathmandu61°F67°F74°F79°F81°F81°F77°F77°F76°F74°F68°F63°F
Chitwan National Park74°F79°F90°F97°F99°F99°F92°F92°F90°F86°F81°F74°F
Everest13°F14°F18°F23°F29°F36°F40°F38°F34°F25°F20°F18°F
Lukla27°F29°F32°F38°F41°F47°F50°F50°F45°F40°F34°F31°F
Nepalganj74°F81°F92°F103°F108°F106°F97°F95°F94°F90°F85°F76°F
Patan61°F67°F74°F79°F81°F81°F77°F77°F76°F74°F68°F63°F
Pokhara54°F59°F67°F72°F76°F77°F74°F74°F72°F68°F63°F56°F
Rudrapur74°F81°F92°F101°F104°F104°F95°F95°F94°F90°F83°F76°F
Baglung54°F59°F67°F72°F76°F77°F74°F74°F72°F68°F63°F56°F
Banepa59°F65°F72°F77°F79°F79°F76°F76°F74°F72°F67°F61°F
Bharatpur63°F68°F76°F83°F85°F85°F79°F81°F79°F76°F70°F65°F
Biratnagar76°F83°F94°F99°F99°F97°F94°F94°F92°F90°F85°F77°F
Dhankuta65°F70°F77°F83°F83°F83°F81°F81°F81°F77°F72°F67°F
Ilam61°F67°F74°F77°F77°F79°F79°F79°F77°F74°F68°F63°F

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather



Map of Nepal

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Legend: cities in Nepal

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Is this weather information for Nepal reliable?

Climate data for Nepal has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Nepal allows us to determine the average for each month in Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park, Everest, Lukla, Nepalganj, Patan, Pokhara, Rudrapur, and 6 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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