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Best Season:

Mar - Oct

Summer 15 to 30°C, Winter 0 to 24°C

Best Season / Best time to visit Kedarnath

Kedarnath has a cold climate for most part of the year and the best month for travel is May and June and from September and October.
  • Winter (November to April) is categorized by chilly days with average minimum temperature dipping below the freezing point.Snowfall is very common during the winter months.
  • Summer (May to June) are very pleasant with moderate climate, with average around 17°C. Summers is ideal for all sight seeing, temple visit and also for visiting nearby attractions.
  • Monsoon (July to August) are accompanied with occasional rains and also temperature drops down to 12°C. Landslides are common so tourists should avoid holidaying in this season.
Kedarnath is one among the holiest destination in the country where summer have cool and pleasant climate and is the right period to spend relaxing moments and visiting the Kedarnath temple. Winter on the other hand is snow bound and chilly and tourists should carry heavy woolens.

Month-wise Kedarnath Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr
Jul Aug Sep
Nov Dec
April is a good month to visit Kedarnath.
Weather: Very Cold
April is cold with cool days and very chilly nights. Temperatures starts to rise from the end of this month but some snow can be found on the ground. Extra care is required if travelling with kids or old people.
Month Climate Details
Freezing Cold with Snowfall
January is snowbound and offers a freezing climate. Not suitable for outdoor activities and tourism is not possible as the roads to reach the city remains covered in snow.
Freezing Cold with Snowfall
February is extremely cool and often snowfall make the region not suitable for tourist activities. Roads are still blocked making it difficult for travel.
Very Cold
March is very cold. The outdoor is beautiful with fragrance and flowers. Winter clothes are necessary for comfortable stays. However, snow on the ground can make travelling difficult.
Very Cold
April is cold with cool days and very chilly nights. Temperatures starts to rise from the end of this month but some snow can be found on the ground. Extra care is required if travelling with kids or old people.
Moderately Cold
May is bit warm and is suitable for all kinds of tourist activities. This is the month when the roads get cleared and all tourist as well as pilgrim activities can be enjoyed. Snow can be found on high altitudes. This month marks the beginning of the Kedarnath Temple Yatra.
Moderately Cold
June is ideal for to have adventurous travels and outdoor activities. The climate starts to get warmer and the skies are partially clouded. Pilgrimage trips to the Kedarnath temple is in full swing, and tourists looking for snow need to travel to high altitudes.
July is the warmest month in the year but the unexpected rain that lashes the ground can cause landslides, disrupting the tourists. This might not be the best time to visit as the temple too remains closed. For snow, tourists need to travel to high altitudes.
Moderately Cold
August is good for exploring the natural attractions in the region but occasional rainfall may cause hindrance in travel. The sky is rarely blue and cooling breeze keeps the environment cool. Landslides are common and trekking can be challenging as well as risky. Tourists wanting to enjoy snow need to go higher on the mountains.
Moderately Cold
The nature looks fresh and beautiful. September climate is moderately cold and the natural beauty is worth sighting. Rainfall is not a common occurrence, thus adventure can be enjoyed. The holy Kedarnath Yatra resumes from this month onward. Snow can be found on higher altitudes.
Moderately Cold
October is good for all tourist activities. Atmosphere is cool and healthy. This month is officially the last month for visiting Kedarnath, as after this month the roads are closed due to heavy snowfall.
Very Cold
November offers a very cold climate and snowfall is common barring the tourists from enjoying. Heavy snowfall can cause road blocks.
Freezing Cold
December is extremely cold. The roads are blanketed with snow and the climate is inhospitable.

Events & Festivals in Kedarnath

  • September-October is attractive here with celebrations like Vinayak Chathurthi and Deepawali.
Comments (1) Reviews (7)
for kedarnath helicopter service from Dehradoon should be available so that old age person can also visit. Pl. intimate is there ant such service available in the month of September.
Posted by D.P Khator 3 year, 7 months ago

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