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 and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are July and August
  • Biratnagar is the city with the best climate, with good weather 9 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 9°F to 70°F
8%
February 9°F to 76°F
14%
March 13°F to 86°F
19%
April 20°F to 97°F
40%
May 23°F to 101°F
65%
June 32°F to 101°F
77%
July 36°F to 94°F
94%
August 36°F to 92°F
91%
September 32°F to 90°F
82%
October 23°F to 86°F
38%
November 18°F to 79°F
12%
December 14°F to 72°F
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 je %MONTH% 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 je %MONTH% are january, february, march, april, may, 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 je %MONTH% are january, february, march, april, august, september, october, november and december.

Patan

Best time to go to Patan

The best months to go to Patan je %MONTH% 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% 17% 22% 48% 76% 89% 100% 100% 96% 56% 15% 9%
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5% 8% 9% 23% 58% 77% 95% 97% 85% 28% 10% 7%
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12% 28% 45% 67% 87% 93% 99% 98% 95% 53% 17% 4%
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10% 22% 33% 58% 76% 90% 100% 100% 92% 42% 12% 3%
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6% 9% 4% 6% 12% 29% 71% 65% 49% 11% 1% 2%
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9% 13% 21% 35% 60% 69% 96% 95% 72% 26% 11% 7%
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3% 5% 3% 7% 16% 31% 73% 57% 48% 10% 1% 2%
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9% 13% 21% 35% 61% 71% 96% 95% 72% 26% 11% 8%
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6% 8% 14% 43% 83% 93% 92% 91% 86% 44% 12% 8%
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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.
Kathmandu65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F85°F81°F79°F77°F76°F70°F65°F
Chitwan National Park76°F83°F92°F99°F103°F101°F94°F94°F92°F88°F83°F77°F
Everest14°F16°F18°F23°F29°F36°F40°F38°F34°F27°F22°F18°F
Lukla31°F32°F36°F40°F43°F49°F50°F49°F47°F41°F36°F34°F
Nepalganj76°F83°F94°F104°F110°F110°F99°F95°F95°F92°F86°F79°F
Patan65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F85°F81°F79°F77°F76°F70°F65°F
Pokhara56°F59°F68°F74°F77°F79°F76°F74°F72°F68°F61°F56°F
Rudrapur76°F83°F94°F103°F106°F106°F97°F97°F95°F92°F85°F79°F
Baglung54°F59°F67°F74°F77°F79°F76°F74°F72°F68°F61°F56°F
Banepa63°F68°F76°F81°F83°F83°F79°F77°F77°F74°F68°F65°F
Bharatpur65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F86°F81°F81°F79°F77°F72°F67°F
Biratnagar76°F83°F94°F99°F99°F97°F94°F94°F94°F90°F85°F79°F
Dhankuta65°F70°F79°F83°F83°F85°F81°F81°F81°F77°F72°F67°F
Ilam61°F67°F74°F77°F77°F79°F77°F79°F77°F74°F68°F63°F

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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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