When is the best time to go to Everest?

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

  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are July and August

Annual weather in Everest

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

January -2°F/13°F
February 2°F/14°F
March 7°F/16°F
April 16°F/22°F
May 23°F/29°F
June 31°F/36°F
July 34°F/38°F
August 34°F/38°F
September 31°F/34°F
October 18°F/25°F
November 9°F/20°F
December 4°F/16°F

Weather and climate in Everest

Everest enjoys a tundra climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Everest is 25°F (ranging from 13°F in january to 38°F in july). Annual rainfall is 119.6in, with a minimum of 0.5in in december and a maximum of 30.1in in july.
  • Between january and december the climate is the worst possible. The record temperature this month is 32°F and it rains in december about 0.5in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Everest

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Everest: 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.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Everest

Find out when Everest has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Everest

  • High season in Everest
    The number of visitors to Everest is high in: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Everest month by month

Other cities and places near Everest

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Legend: Everest other locations

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