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Best Season:

Throughout the year


Summer 24 to 45°C, Winter 4 to 27°C

Best Season / Best time to visit Amritsar

Amritsar has the extremes of summers and winters. The best time to visit the city is from October to March.
  • Winters (November to March) can touch a freezing -4°C, the highest temperature going up to 18°C. This period is ideal for tourism in Amritsar .
  • Summers (April to June) are hot with temperature soaring to a peak of about 49 °C. Tourists generally keep off visiting Amritsar during this period.
  • Monsoons (July to October) offer mild to heavy rains and are pleasant after the hot summers.
October to March months have cool and pleasant climate which makes it perfect travelling and exploring Amritsar tourist places. In fact, this period is the most suitable time for enjoying Punjab tour. Keep off freezing January month. April to June is extremely hot and can be avoided for any outside visit. July to September offers moderate climate and is also good for sightseeing but beware of sudden heavy rains.

Month-wise Amritsar Weather

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Nov
Dec
July is not the best month to visit Amritsar.
Weather: Very Hot
Monsoons are truly here and it may often rain for long hours making the climate very humid. Heat coupled with humidity makes this month not the best time for tourism in Amritsar.
Month Climate Details
Jan
Very Cold, Foggy
The coldest month of the year as mercury can dip to sub zero levels. A good time for sightseeing bit extra care is required if travelling with kids or old people. The sky remains clear with plenty of sunshine but the cold waves make the days very cold.
Feb
Very Cold
The weather is cold with cool days and chilly night. Woolens are recommended. There is enough sunshine during the mornings and temperatures can reach comfortable level. Good time for taking up tour packages for Amritsar and enjoying the best of sightseeing as well as outdoor activities.
Mar
Pleasant
Temperature starts to rise but is still within the comfortable range. The sky remains clear during the days and cool breezes helps is maintaining the temperature within control. One of the best month for travelling to Amritsar.
Apr
Moderately Hot
The weather starts to ger warmer and the temperature might increase beyond the liking of most of the tourists. Days are hot as the sky is blue for most part of the day and the heat of the sun transforms the cool breeze to warm winds.
May
Very Hot
The temperature starts to rise and it reaches to an uncomfortable level. Evenings can be comparatively cooler, but might not be the best time for sightseeing during the day as sunstroke is common. Being an off season month, the rates for Amritsar holiday packages are comparatively less as compared to the best season months.
Jun
Very Hot
The month begins with plenty of blue skies, but monsoons will arrive by the mid of this month. On the positive side, temperatures will come down to comfortable level, but the humidity increases making it difficult to travel. This is one of the hottest month of the year.
Jul
Very Hot
Monsoons are truly here and it may often rain for long hours making the climate very humid. Heat coupled with humidity makes this month not the best time for tourism in Amritsar.
Aug
Very Hot
Rains continue making this the wettest month of the year. There will be very little blue sky. This is also the coolest month of the year although average high temperature is still high. Might not be the best time for day activities as humidity is persistent.
Sep
Moderately Hot
Rainfall settles to a less annoying level and monsoons will completely go away by the end of this month. The sky will be a mixture of cloud and blue and there may be a few showers and the occasional heavy downpour but the main rains have finished.
Oct
Pleasant
This month marks the beginning of the official tourist season for Amritsar and the weather is comfortably warm and pleasant. Post monsoons the natural beauty of the place has increases bounty times. Good time for sightseeing and outdoor activities.
Nov
Pleasant
The sky is mostly blue with plenty of passing white clouds. A good time for visiting the city as the temperature starts to drop and settles to a comfortable level. One of the best months to enjoy holiday in Amritsar. The weather is pleasing and enjoyable for outdoor activities and sightseeing. Winters begin from the end of this month.
Dec
Very Cold
Winters are here and the temperature starts to drip, especially during the last week of the month. A good time for sightseeing and indulging in various outdoor activities as the weather is cool during the days and cold at night. Special care is required in case you are travelling with kids.

Events & Festivals in Amritsar

  • October - November is festival season in Amritsar with the celebrations of Guru Nanak Jayanti. It will be an experience with amusing celebrations and Bhangara dances.
  • January is famous for Lohri festival, which is celebrated with much festivities and show.
  • April attracts huge local crowds owing to Baisakhi festival.

Weather Graph for Amritsar

Amritsar monthly temperature and rainfall averages
Note: These are average maximum and average minimum temperature for Amritsar . The highest temperature in Amritsar for the month is usually higher than the average maximum temperature. Similarly, the lowest temperature in Amritsar for the month is usually lower than the average minimum temperature.
Comments (4) Reviews (6)
Sir/Madam,
Kindly infrom city tours details for Amritsar, does it also cover Wagah border, and cost, timings.
Thanks
Posted by Names s.k.kataria 1 year, 16 days ago
It is home to the Harmandir Sahib http://www.mustseeindia.com/Amritsar-blogs
Posted by kashifakhtar 1 year, 4 months ago
Amritsar to wagha border is 32 km
Posted by Sachin Biyani 3 year, 8 months ago

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