Best Season / Best time to visit Kinnaur
The place experiences cool climate for most parts of the year and it is advisable to travel with winter clothing throughout the year. The summers are cool and pleasant and temperatures can drop during the night. Winters are much colder with the mercury dropping steeply during the peak winter season. Rainfall is prevalent in the lower regions of Kinnaur.
The summer season is short in this place and the temperatures are much lower here than in the mainland due to the altitude. The summer season starts in June and ends in the month of September. The temperature can be expected to drop down to around 10°C even during the summer months. The average day temperature is around 20°C. Light winter clothing is required during the nights.
The rainfall is generally restricted to the lower parts of the region and the elevated areas receive only a certain amount of rainfall and the place is characterized by dry conditions for many months of the year.
The winter season in Kinnaur is extremely long; it starts in the month of October and ends in the month of May. Temperatures can fall below the freezing point during the winter season. The highest temperature that one can expect during the winter is around 13°C.