Best Season / Best time to visit Nathula
The climatic conditions in the place are extremely cold for many parts of the year. Due to the altitude you can expect to get sunburns and hyperthermia at the same time. It is advisable to travel with sunscreens and heavy woolen clothing. Summers are the best time to visit the place as temperatures are relatively milder during this period. Winters are extreme and one can expect the temperatures to drop well below the freezing point, during this period. Snowfall can be seen through the year and the pass is not accessible during the winter season due to the heavy snow.
The summer season is during the months from March to May. Temperatures never exceed 15 degrees Celsius during the summer season and bright sunshine can be expected. Temperatures can constantly fall below the 10 degrees Celsius mark during the summer.
The winter season begins in the month of December and ends in February. Harsh conditions prevail during this period. Temperatures drop to around -25 degrees Celsius during this period. The roads are blocked with snow during the winter.
Rainfall can be expected in some parts of the region during the monsoon season and temperatures are cold for most part of the year.