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Best Season:

Oct - Mar

Summer 20 to 40°C, Winter 2 to 30°C

Best Season / Best time to visit Haridwar

The climate of this holy religious place is temperate all through the year, but the best time is from October to April.
  • Winter (October-February) is little chilly with minimum night temperature of about 6°C. The day temperature in winter never crosses 30°C, making the season pleasant and sunny. Karthik Poornima is celebrated in November.
  • Summer (March-May) has a temperature band of 18°C to 40°C. This is a good time for enjoying festivals like Ramnavmi and Buddha Purnima
  • Monsoon (June-September) receives moderate rainfall and humidity increases, making day activities a challenge.
Haridwar hosts many religious festivals as a place of religious significance. Kanwar Mela (July) and Diwali (October) are some festivals celebrated here with much festivities. It is estimated that nearly 3 million people attends Kanwar Mela in July. It can be visited anytime of the year, monsoon can make commuting difficult.

Month-wise Haridwar Weather

May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
April is a good month to visit Haridwar.
Weather: Moderately Hot
Weather starts to get warm in April. Daytime is a bit warm while night is cool and comfortable. Decent time for sightseeing and taking up pilgrimage trips to Haridwar. The climate is very beautiful with lots of blue skies and sunshine.
Month Climate Details
Very Cold, Foggy
The weather in Haridwar is very cold during the month of January. However, the month is favorable for pilgrimage trips and temple visits. Heavy woolens are required and extra care is required if travelling with old people or kids.
Very Cold
February has cool atmosphere. Nights are comparatively colder than daytime. It is a favorable time to visit Haridwar as the weather is comfortable. Light warm clothes might be required during evenings and nights.
Moderately Hot
Climate is temperate in March. Best time for enjoying Ram Navmi and pilgrim tours to Haridwar. Nature is also at its best.
Moderately Hot
Weather starts to get warm in April. Daytime is a bit warm while night is cool and comfortable. Decent time for sightseeing and taking up pilgrimage trips to Haridwar. The climate is very beautiful with lots of blue skies and sunshine.
Very Hot
Temperature starts to soar and the weather becomes a bit hot. Not the best time for sightseeing and outdoor activities, especially during the day. The sky remains very clear with plenty of sunshine and warm breeze that increases the temperature beyond comfortable level. Taking up pilgrimage visits in this period will require proper sun protective gears.
Very Hot
The weather is very hot and not ideal for outdoor visit. Sightseeing and making temple visits should be avoided during the day time as the climate is hot. Sun stroke is a common problem. If visiting, sun protection and cotton clothes are a must.
Moderately Hot
Monsoon starts to appear in July accompanying intermittent showers bringing some relief from the summer heat. The humidity level increases and it might not be an ideal time for outdoor visits. In fact, the period is not so popular for travel or pilgrimage tours. During monsoon, one can get good deals on tour packages or hotel rates. Kanwar Mela is also held in July.
This is the wettest month of the year. The place becomes humid with occasional rainfall, making it difficult for sightseeing. Rain protective gear like umbrellas should be carried. Black cloud reign over the sky with little sunshine. Tour packages or hotel rates becomes lower during monsoon.
Moderately Hot
On an average, the climate is moderately hot with occasional rainfalls. It is not the most ideal month for visit, but one can still enjoy sightseeing. Rainfall completely goes away by end-month, and the temperature drops back to levels that are more comfortable. The natural vista is also enjoyable in September.
Official tourist season begins from this month. The weather becomes comfortable with pleasant days and cool nights with almost no rainfall. Temperatures are comfortable with a cooling breeze. The time is suitable for sightseeing, pilgrimage visits and other tourist activities. The festival of Diwali is celebrated in this month.
Moderately Cold
Best time for sightseeing, adventure activities and pilgrimage tours as the weather is pleasing during the days and cool during the nights. Winter season starts from the end of the month and light woolens are required during the evening.
Very Cold
The winter season well and truly arrives with cool mornings and cold nights. To counter the dropping temperatures, heavy woolens are required. Ideal for sightseeing and pilgrimage visits as the weather is still within the comfortable cold range.

Events & Festivals in Haridwar

  • Kanwar Mela (July) and Diwali (October) festival are celebrated with much festivities.

Weather Graph for Haridwar

Haridwar monthly temperature and rainfall averages
Note: These are average maximum and average minimum temperature for Haridwar . The highest temperature in Haridwar for the month is usually higher than the average maximum temperature. Similarly, the lowest temperature in Haridwar for the month is usually lower than the average minimum temperature.
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