Best Season / Best time to visit Gaumukh
The place experiences moderate climatic conditions during the summer months and this is the best time to visit the place. The summer days are cool and pleasant. However the temperature drops during the nights as it is located at the base of many snow clad mountains. Winters are bitterly cold and travelling during this time requires heavy protective clothing.
The summer months are mild and comfortable and one can expect bright sunshine during the day. The temperatures range from a minimum of 10°C and a maximum of 15°C. The place is filled with snow even during the summer season and it is closed for many months of the year. Light winter clothing is also required during the summer months. Summers are from April to June.
The place gets substantial rainfall from the South West Monsoon and the torrential rainfall causes many landslides during this time. The months of July, August and September form the monsoon period.
The winter season starts in December and ends in the month of February. The conditions can be extremely difficult as the temperatures can drop to below the 0°C mark. Day temperatures rarely go above the 10°C mark.