Best time to go to Nepal for a perfect weather and where to go?

Discover the most favorable time to visit Nepal from seasonal norms in many locations like Nepalganj or Everest, right here.

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:

  • The best months to go to Kathmandu are January, February, March, April, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Kathmandu are April, May, June, July, August and September, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are July and August
  • The cities with the best climate are Pokhara and Baglung, 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:

Month
January -12°C to 22°C
8%
February -12°C to 26°C
12%
March -9°C to 31°C
20%
April -7°C to 36°C
37%
May -4°C to 38°C
65%
June 1°C to 37°C
78%
July 2°C to 34°C
94%
August 2°C to 34°C
91%
September 1°C to 33°C
80%
October -3°C to 31°C
39%
November -6°C to 28°C
13%
December -8°C to 23°C
7%
* 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 january, february, march, april, october, november and december.

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

Lukla

Best time to go to Lukla

No month is ideal for visiting Lukla

Nepalganj

Best time to go to Nepalganj

The best months to go to Nepalganj are january, february, march, april, september, october, november and december.

Patan

Best time to go to Patan

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


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Climate and Weather in Nepal

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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.

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10% 15% 21% 42% 79% 88% 100% 100% 96% 54% 16% 10%
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5% 6% 8% 22% 55% 73% 91% 90% 78% 30% 11% 8%
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13% 28% 57% 72% 89% 97% 100% 100% 99% 67% 24% 5%
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8% 20% 35% 53% 79% 90% 100% 100% 82% 41% 15% 3%
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5% 8% 5% 7% 18% 35% 78% 75% 53% 13% 1% 2%
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10% 15% 21% 42% 80% 88% 100% 100% 96% 54% 16% 10%
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7% 8% 14% 25% 43% 59% 85% 77% 54% 18% 11% 6%
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3% 4% 5% 9% 21% 37% 80% 69% 49% 10% 1% 2%
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7% 8% 15% 25% 44% 60% 85% 77% 54% 18% 11% 6%
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11% 16% 21% 42% 80% 88% 100% 100% 96% 55% 17% 9%
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8% 12% 19% 41% 76% 87% 100% 100% 96% 49% 14% 8%
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3% 3% 8% 23% 59% 82% 91% 85% 67% 20% 4% 5%
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5% 8% 15% 41% 86% 97% 99% 100% 91% 46% 13% 8%
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9% 16% 25% 68% 95% 98% 100% 99% 97% 58% 24% 12%

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.
Kathmandu19°C22°C26°C30°C30°C30°C28°C28°C27°C26°C23°C20°C
Chitwan National Park25°C29°C34°C39°C39°C39°C35°C35°C34°C33°C29°C26°C
Everest-9°C-9°C-7°C-4°C-1°C3°C4°C4°C2°C-2°C-5°C-7°C
Lukla-0°C1°C2°C5°C7°C10°C10°C10°C9°C6°C3°C2°C
Nepalganj25°C29°C35°C41°C43°C43°C37°C36°C35°C34°C31°C27°C
Patan19°C22°C26°C30°C30°C30°C28°C28°C27°C26°C23°C20°C
Pokhara15°C18°C22°C26°C28°C29°C27°C27°C27°C23°C20°C17°C
Rudrapur25°C29°C35°C40°C41°C41°C37°C36°C35°C34°C30°C26°C
Baglung15°C18°C22°C26°C27°C29°C27°C27°C26°C23°C19°C17°C
Banepa19°C22°C26°C29°C29°C30°C28°C28°C27°C25°C22°C20°C
Bharatpur19°C22°C26°C29°C30°C30°C27°C28°C27°C26°C23°C20°C
Biratnagar24°C28°C34°C38°C37°C37°C34°C35°C34°C32°C29°C26°C
Dhankuta18°C22°C26°C29°C29°C29°C28°C28°C28°C26°C23°C20°C
Ilam16°C19°C23°C25°C24°C25°C25°C25°C25°C23°C20°C17°C

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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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