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Best Season:

Sep - June


Summer 25 to 36°C, Winter -1 to 17°C

Best Season / Best time to visit Mcleodganj

The climate of McLeodganj remains salubrious all year round but the best months for travelling are from mid-September to June.
  • Winters (December to February) is very cold and the months of December and January, snowfall and sleet are common and most of the regions are covered with snow. Good time for honeymooning.
  • Summer (March to June) have a temperature range of 22°C to 38°C and is good time for sightseeing, trekking and paragliding. Snow can be enjoyed on very high altitudes.
  • Monsoons (July to mid-September) offer heavy rainfalls during July and August and is not a good time for sightseeing as land slides are common. From the mid of September, rainfall stops.
  • Autumn (mid-September to November) is beautiful and is ideal for sightseeing and adventure activities.
Mcleodganj can be categorized as an all season destination with cool summers, cold winters and charming monsoons. Tourists should visit during the months February-March when the famous Losar festival is celebrated with pomp and show and many ritual dances are performed during the festival.

Month-wise Mcleodganj Weather

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul Aug Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
July is not the best month to visit Mcleodganj.
Weather: Moderately Hot
The monsoons truly arrive and occasional rainfall occurs, making the weather pleasant. Though the natural beauty is at its zenith, the scope of enjoying adventure might be a bit low, as the slopes and roads become slippery due to rains. Tourists wanting to enjoy snow should go to higher altitudes.
Month Climate Details
Jan
Freezing Cold
The weather is extremely cold and snowfall is common, making the place a heaven for honeymooners. The cold waves grip the region in this month and heavy woolens are required. For children and old people, extra precaution needs to be undertaken.
Feb
Very Cold
The climate is still cold but is ideal for various adventures and sightseeing. Sky begins to clear at the end of the month and the sun starts to show its face, making the region less cold. Snowfall will continue until the mid of this month.
Mar
Moderately Cold
The temperature stars to rise but it is still cold in the morning and nights. Light woolens are recommended. Officially the high-season for tourism in McLeodganj begins from this month onward. A lot of clear skies and cool and invigoration winds enhances the natural panorama of Mcleodganj. There is no rainfall but snow can be found on the ground.
Apr
Moderately Hot
Sun shines through the clear skies making the weather warm during the days but gets cool during the nights. This is the high-time for excursions to the nearby located places and adventures. Snow can be enjoyed only on higher slopes.
May
Moderately Hot
The mercury rises but pleasant winds are successful in keeping the temperature within the bearable range. A good time for sightseeing and tourists should expect the place to be crowded as this is the holiday season in the Northern part of India. Tourists interested in enjoying snow should travel to high altitudes.
Jun
Moderately Hot
The weather in June is apt for sightseeing. Mornings are warm but the temperature cools down in the evening. Monsoons begin at the end of the month and the gives a new life to nature. Snow can be enjoyed only on high altitudes which can be reached only via trekking.
Jul
Moderately Hot
The monsoons truly arrive and occasional rainfall occurs, making the weather pleasant. Though the natural beauty is at its zenith, the scope of enjoying adventure might be a bit low, as the slopes and roads become slippery due to rains. Tourists wanting to enjoy snow should go to higher altitudes.
Aug
Pleasant
Weather starts getting cooler as rainfall is regular and this is the wettest month in the year. The month enjoys limited opportunities of adventure activities but the natural beauty is in its prime. Snow cant be found on the plains but can be enjoyed only on very high altitudes, which could be difficult to reach.
Sep
Pleasant
Cool days and cold night dominates the month of September. Rainfall is very minimal, and is not of any cause of inconvenience to the travellers, making it ideal for sightseeing and adventure activities. For snow, please go to high altitude mountains.
Oct
Moderately Cold
The best time to visit as the days are cool and nights are chilly. Light woolens are recommended during the evenings. From tourism perspective, this is the best month as it is ideal for adventurers, nature enthusiasts and leisure seekers. However, snow will be difficult to find in the nearby regions. For snow, tourists will need to go to higher altitudes.
Nov
Very Cold
The temperature starts to dip and cold waves start engulfing the region, but is still suitable for holidaying. Adventures as well as sightseeing can be enjoyed. Winters are here but for enjoying snow tourists need to go towards the mountains.
Dec
Freezing Cold
Winters finally starts to knock the doors of Mcleodganj and the month of December starts to get very cold. Snowfall received in the region at the end of the month, makes it a good choice for honeymoon. However, tourists planning a holiday with their children of old aged people are required to take extra care.
Comments (1) Reviews (4)
hi, i am told that it wl be hot in Dharmashala now on till june, from june - sept there wl be heavy rains, from oct - feb, heavy winter, so really confused which is the best period to go there?
i can't just take off immdtly now -- firstly because of the hot weather there, secondly instant bookings wl all cost me more.... so pls advs....
Posted by shirley 2 year, 3 months ago

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