Weather and Climate

Glance through the Nepal Photo Gallery Nepal’s weather is generally predictable and pleasant. Due to the geographical diversity such as tiny country has different climate season. The Tropical, Temperate and Tundra natures of climate are likewise encountered in its Terai belts, midland hills and then alpine regions. Nepal has respectively four seasons in a year - winter, spring, monsoon and autumn.

The best time for nature fanatics to visit the country is during spring. During this time flowers are in full blossom and mountain slopes are covered with beautiful and colorful flowers but sometimes clouds may disturb or heighten the mountain views. This wonderful spring season begins from early March and continues till late May. After that the monsoon begins in late May and continues till late August. Autumn starts from September to till late November, with temperate climate, clear blue skies and extraordinary mountain views, it is another finest season to visit the country when the trekking season will also be in full swing. The winter begins in late November and then continues till late February.

But in Nepalese way, we divided it in six seasons.

Nepali Seasons        Months      
Spring                         April-May      
Summer                      June-July      
Monsoon                     End-June to Mid Sep     
Autumn                       September-November      
Winter                         December-January      
Sisir (Windy)               February-March    

 

*The average temperature of main city of Nepal.

                  

Months           Kathmandu          Pokhara                Chitwan
                          Max     Min           Max       Min            Max    Min
January             20         02            20        08               24       07
February           19         04            21        08               26       08
March                25         08            27        11               33       12
April                  30          11            30        16               35       18
May                   30         16            30         29              35       20
June                  30         20            30         20              35       23
July                   20          21            21        21              33       24
August              29         20            21         21              33       24
September        27         19            20         20              32       22
October             23         15           18         18               31       18
Nobember         23          04           11         11               29       12
December         20          02           08         08              24       08

Note: The Temperature Chart in Celsius.