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Best Season:

Apr - Oct


Summer 14 to 30°C, Winter -2 to14°C

Best Season / Best time to visit Srinagar

Srinagar has only two climates, pleasant summers and a very chilly, freezing winters. Rainfalls are very scanty here. The best time to visit Srinagar is from April to October
  • Winter (October to March) accounts for winters with minimum consistently well below 0°C and maximum only about 15°C. Winters are associated with heavy snowfalls. It may not be good period to book tour packages for Srinagar. During winter months the lakes are all frozen and snowfall can cause road blockages.
  • Summer (April to September) are ideal for sightseeing and is the peak tourist season with a maximum temperature of 30°C and a minimum well below 14°C.
Srinagar is a beautiful place and a major part of North India tourism. Summers are excellent time for visiting the lakes and beautiful gardens and the natural beauty is at its pinnacle in Srinagar. The winters on the other hand is extremely cold and freezing and not suitable for holidaying. Heavy snowfall occurs during the winters but results in road blockages and disrupting road and air connectivity with rest of the country.

Month-wise Srinagar Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov Dec
March is not the best month to visit Srinagar.
Weather: Very Cold
The temperature starts to rise but it is still very cold and might not be suitable for sightseeing or any other adventure activities. The skies remain clear and cold winds dominate. The ice begins to melt and the end of this month will see the beginning of the spring season. Snowfall has stopped but there will be snow on the ground.
Month Climate Details
Jan
Freezing Cold with Snowfall
The weather during this month is very cold accompanied by occasional snowfall. This might not be the best time for tourism as the temperature is below freezing points and the area is prone to avalanche. Snowfall can also cause road blockage making it difficult for travelling.
Feb
Very Cold
Winter season is accompanied by snowfall, which continues during this month in Srinagar. This might not be the most apt tourist season as the cold waves grip the region, making it uncomfortably cold. Tourists cannot enjoy the famous shikara ride as the Dal lake remains frozen. Newly married couples can look out for the best Srinagar honeymoon packages and enjoy a wonderful time.
Mar
Very Cold
The temperature starts to rise but it is still very cold and might not be suitable for sightseeing or any other adventure activities. The skies remain clear and cold winds dominate. The ice begins to melt and the end of this month will see the beginning of the spring season. Snowfall has stopped but there will be snow on the ground.
Apr
Moderately Cold
The tourist season for Srinagar begins from this month. The lakes have melted and the natural vibrancy is eloquent. The famous gardens comes back to life after a long winter break. The climate is cold during the morning but nights can be very chilly. Extra care is required if accompanied by kids or old people. Snow can be found on mountains and slightly higher slopes.
May
Pleasant
The weather starts to get warm but is still in the comfortably cold range. This is the best time for enjoying sightseeing or indulging in the various adventure sports and tourist activities. Nights can be chilly so woolens are recommended. Snow can be found on higher altitudes.
Jun
Pleasant
The weather continues to remain cool during the morning and can get chilly during the evenings. The sun and cloud play hide and seek in the sky and the region may receive short duration and light rainfall. A good time for enjoying various activities and the natural vista that prevails during this time. Go to high altitudes for enjoying snow.
Jul
Pleasant
This is the warmest month of the year and is within the comfortable hot level. Srinagar is very beautiful at this time with lots of blue sky and very little rainfall. The whole valley is covered with mosaic of varying shades of green rice fields, low lying meadows and trees. Tourists interested in playing with snow, need to go to high altitudes but travelling to these places can be difficult.
Aug
Pleasant
The weather of Srinagar in August can be categorized as cool and pleasant during the days and chilly during the night. The sky remains clear for most part of the day. Sun shines brightly and cool breeze keep the temperature under check. A good time for holidaying and enjoying the Shikara ride. Rainfall may occur but is not much of an annoyance.
Sep
Pleasant
Rainfall have completely vanished and the region becomes dry. Autumn begins somewhere from the middle of this month and the greenery of the regions changes to gold and further to rustic red. One of the best time for tourism in Srinagar.
Oct
Moderately Cold
One of the most beautiful months to visit the city. The climate is cool and pleasant and the sun shines brightly. Temperatures are comfortable with a cooling breeze. A good time for enjoying a splendid holiday in Srinagar, however care needs to be exercised if travelling with kids and old people. Honeymoon enthusiast can also book package for honeymoon in this month. Snow begins to accumulate at the slopes and high altitudes.
Nov
Very Cold
The winter season begins and cold waves starts to tighten their grip on the city. Days are very cold and nights can be extremely chilly. Might not be the best time for travelling as the weather is cold beyond the comfort level. The region will receive snowfall from the mid of this month.
Dec
Freezing Cold
This is one of the coldest month of the year and snowfall occurs. During this time the people of Srinagar shift to the winter capital, Jammu. The mercury goes down to the freezing points and snowfall can cause road blockages, disrupting travel.

Today / Current Weather


Light Rain

10°C


at 06:19 PM
Sunrise: 5:58 AM
Sunset: 7:03 PM
Humidity: 82%
Wind: 4 kph (Direction: NNW)
Updated at Thu Apr 17, 2014 06:19 PM

7 Day Weather Forecast

Apr 17
Thursday


Rain

High: 15°C
Low: 1°C
Apr 18
Friday


Rain

High: 14°C
Low: 2°C
Apr 19
Saturday


Chance of Rain

High: 13°C
Low: -1°C
Apr 20
Sunday


Partly Cloudy

High: 17°C
Low: 2°C
Apr 21
Monday


Mostly Cloudy

High: 19°C
Low: 5°C
Apr 22
Tuesday


Clear

High: 20°C
Low: 4°C
Apr 23
Wednesday


Clear

High: 21°C
Low: 4°C

Weather Graph for Srinagar

Srinagar monthly temperature and rainfall averages
Note: These are average maximum and average minimum temperature for Srinagar . The highest temperature in Srinagar for the month is usually higher than the average maximum temperature. Similarly, the lowest temperature in Srinagar for the month is usually lower than the average minimum temperature.
Comments (60) Reviews (16)
i want to come srinagar in the month of december dated 28 to 1st jan 2014.
we are two couples(total 4 members). i dont want to leave in houseboats.
please suggest me good medium hotel.
Posted by AMIT JAIN 7 months ago
Dear Sir,

we are planning tour to Kashmir by 9 to 11th aug-13.

arrival at Srinagar by 9am, 9th Aug and departure by 4pm,11th Aug

2 night and 3 days

we are 2 person

kindly suggest suitable package with stay in safe house boat.
Posted by vishal 8 months ago
We are planning to travel to Srinagar from 23rd - 30th June''13, Please appraise on the weather conditions and rains have caused great havoc in uttrakhand, delhi etc..
Posted by Jyoti 8 months ago
Yesterday I was in Nishat garden but all in vain because it was rainy day.
Posted by Shabnam 8 months ago
I am coming to Srinagar on 10-6-2013 and shall stay up to 13-6-2013 and need medium rated hotels and to cover all the attracted tourist visiting places.Pl detail me the hotels which should be better and how to spend the time in a befiting manner.
Posted by Ghanshyam sharma 9 months ago
I am coming to Srinagar on 25-5-2013 and need moderate hotels. Pl detail the best hotels .
Posted by Ajit Kumar Bhowmik 9 months ago
I am coming to Srinagar with my t wife (two members) on 25-5-2013 and shall stay up to 29-5-2013 and need medium rated hotels and to cover all the attracted tourist visiting places.Pl detail me the hotels which should be better and how to spend the time in a befiting manner
Posted by Ajit Kumar Bhowmik 9 months ago
hi I am from Odisha I don't know about jamu and kashmir which one most see the tourist place ?
Posted by manua bidika 9 months ago
hi I am from Odisha I want tour jamu and kasmir but I don't know which is the most seen in kasmir so please tell me which one most famous place to see in kashmir?
Posted by manua bidika 9 months ago
Kashmir is really Jannat on the map of World And so it is called as Paradise on earth
Posted by Sajad 10 months ago

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