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Best Season:

Sept - Mar


Summer 20 to 45°C, Winter 2 to 26°C

Best Season / Best time to visit Chandigarh

Chandigarh has well defined seasons mixed with hot and cool climates. The best time for visiting the place is from September to March.
  • Winters (November to February) maximum temperature level generally lies in 7 °C to 20 °C, but minimum touches 2 °C to 5 °C. Frost is a common occurrence during winters. However, one can still enjoy honeymoon in Chandigarh.
  • Summers (March to May) are very hot and temperatures remain in 35 °C to 42 °C in most of the days, but maximum reaches up to 45 °C. Typically tourists avoid the hot summer days in April and May.
  • Monsoons (June to August) are humid and sultry, but reduces the temperatures of hot summer days. Chandigarh looks liven up during monsoons.
  • Autumn (September and October) has a temperature range of 13 °C to 36 °C, which is pleasant and moderate. An excellent period for Chandigarh tourism.
September to March is ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities. June to August is attractive with relief from the hot climate and ideal for short city trips. April and May are suitable for indoor activities.

Month-wise Chandigarh Weather

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
March is a good month to visit Chandigarh.
Weather: Moderately Cold
The days start getting warm but the nights can be chilly. Ideal for sightseeing. Light woolens need to be carried, especially for the evening and night. This is one the most ideal month for holidaying as the weather is pleasant and present great opportunities for enjoying tourist attractions as well as natural vista of the city.
Month Climate Details
Jan
Very Cold, Foggy
The weather is very cold and heavy woolens are required. Good time for enjoying local attractions but tourists travelling with kids or old people need to take additional care.
Feb
Very Cold
The weather is good for sightseeing. Climate is cold for most part of the day and warm clothes will be required. The mercury starts to rise from the end of the month. Book tour package in this month and enjoy what the city has to offer. Rose festival is held in this month.
Mar
Moderately Cold
The days start getting warm but the nights can be chilly. Ideal for sightseeing. Light woolens need to be carried, especially for the evening and night. This is one the most ideal month for holidaying as the weather is pleasant and present great opportunities for enjoying tourist attractions as well as natural vista of the city.
Apr
Moderately Hot
The mercury starts to rise and might be beyond the liking of the tourists. Days are quite warm and might not be the best time for sightseeing and outdoor activities. Visiting during this month will require sun protective gears. Baisakhi Festival is celebrated in this month.
May
Very Hot
The sun scorches the land and making it uncomfortable for stepping outside. Heat stroke is common and outdoor activities are not encouraged. The skies remain clear and plenty of sunshine keeps the days very warm. Temperature can slightly dip in the evenings but is still out of the comfortable limit. May is the hottest month of the year. Cotton clothes and sun-protecting stuffs are preferable for this period.
Jun
Very Hot
The weather remains hot with intermittent showers. Outdoor activities especially during the day might not be most enjoyable. Heat coupled with humidity can make it difficult for tourist activities. Visiting during this month will require proper sun protection.
Jul
Moderately Hot
The month of July welcomes the monsoon rainfall, thus reducing the soaring temperatures. Still might not be the best season for tourists as humidity continues to be high. However, Chandigarh looks beautiful in rains with its natural surroundings and rains lovers can still enjoy their visits.
Aug
Moderately Hot
The days are warm and regular rainfall helps in cooling the nights. It is the wettest month of the season and the natural beauty is at its zenith. Might not be the best time of sightseeing or adventures, but it is a good time for enjoying nature and the greenery of the place.
Sep
Pleasant
The climate is cool with bearable heat during the day. Rainfall is common and increases the natural panorama. Monsoon ends at the end of the month, thus marking the start of the tourist season.
Oct
Pleasant
With comfortable days and cool nights, October is best time for sightseeing. This is also the start of the official tourist season. Skies remain clear with plenty of sunshine. Cool breeze helps in maintaining the temperature within the comfortable zone. Chandigarh is an ideal base for many hill stations and cities. If you want to enjoy holiday beyond limit then you can always take up Manali packages from Chandigarh.
Nov
Moderately Cold
Cool days and chilly nights make this month a great time for visiting. Light woolens are required at the end of the month, as the winter starts to make its presence felt. November is cool and is ideal for sightseeing or any adventure undertakings.
Dec
Very Cold
Climate is very cold and heavy woolens should be carried. Ideal for visiting the city and exploring the tourist places. It is also a good time for enjoying honeymoon trip.

Today / Current Weather


Mostly Cloudy

31°C


at 12:40 PM
Sunrise: 5:45 AM
Sunset: 6:57 PM
Humidity: 15%
Wind: 20 kph (Direction: West)
Updated at Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:40 PM

7 Day Weather Forecast

Apr 25
Friday


Partly Cloudy

High: 32°C
Low: 18°C
Apr 26
Saturday


Partly Cloudy

High: 33°C
Low: 18°C
Apr 27
Sunday


Clear

High: 33°C
Low: 18°C
Apr 28
Monday


Clear

High: 34°C
Low: 19°C
Apr 29
Tuesday


Partly Cloudy

High: 35°C
Low: 20°C
Apr 30
Wednesday


Partly Cloudy

High: 36°C
Low: 21°C
May 01
Thursday


Partly Cloudy

High: 37°C
Low: 21°C

Events & Festivals in Chandigarh

  • February is vibrant with the Rose festival (festival of Gardens), which is grandeur flower show with cultural programs
  • February- March is attractive with Holi celebrations with much vigor and enthusiasm.
  • April is attractive with celebrations of Baisakhi Festival. This is the new year celebration in Chandigarh.
  • October – November thrives with Deepawali Celebrations.

Weather Graph for Chandigarh

Chandigarh monthly temperature and rainfall averages
Note: These are average maximum and average minimum temperature for Chandigarh . The highest temperature in Chandigarh for the month is usually higher than the average maximum temperature. Similarly, the lowest temperature in Chandigarh for the month is usually lower than the average minimum temperature.
Comments (33) Reviews (13)
it is very good advance informaton for going on trip to learn the weather
Posted by Nirmal Singh Guray 8 months ago
It is very good advance information for going to and fro.
Posted by Nirmal Singh Guray 8 months ago
lovely city to live in
Posted by puru 2 year, 8 months ago
I Love Chandigarh very very much!!!
Posted by Harshit Singh 2 year, 9 months ago
its ranked the cleanest city in India

Mahesh
Posted by mahesh 3 year, 7 months ago
that is why i luv this city !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by sarab 3 year, 2 months ago
I am not sure if it is best, but very addictive and comfortable other than temperature in june
Posted by manju 3 year, 10 months ago
i really love chandigrah and it can be also called as heaven on earth.
Posted by sajjad ahmad khawaja 3 year, 11 months ago
i observed that chandigrah is overall a very beautiful place .
Posted by GHULAM DIN WAR 3 year, 11 months ago

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