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Nepal Trekking Season

Weather in Nepal

According to Meteorological forecasting division of Nepal, westerly wind will trigger rain, snowfall across Nepal from 6th February to 9th February.

Meteorological officials has appealed to the public to stay alert of current change in weather of Nepal. There might be possible of floods, landslides, snowstorm and avalanche.

It also has appealed not to go Trekking at least a week for safety.

There will be rainfall across the nation and heavy snowfall in the Himalayas.

Forecasts Tonight – 06/02/2019

Weather: Cloudy in the eastern hilly region, central and western regions of Nepal. Partly cloudy in the eastern terai (lowland region).

Rainfall: Light to moderate rain to occur at many places of the western region. Light rain would occur at some places of the central region.

Snowfall: Chances of light snowfall at many places of the central and western high mountainous regions and few places of eastern mountainous region.

Forecasts Tomorrow – 07/02/2019

Weather: Cloudy throughout the country.

Rainfall: Light to moderate rainfall may occur at many places of the central and western regions of Nepal.
Light rain is likely to occur at some places of eastern region. Chances of heavy rainfall may occur at a few places in the central and western regions.

Snowfall: There might be light to moderate snowfall at many places of high mountainous region. Heavy snowfall will occur at few places of central and western high mountainous regions.

Kathmandu Weather Today

Maximum Temperature= 21.8 degree centigrade, Minimum temperature=6.0 degree centigrade, rainfall=0.0

Weather in Pokhara

Maximum Temperature= 22 degree centigrade, Minimum temperature=9.8 degree centigrade, rainfall=0.0

24 hour weather forecast

Altitude (m) Western Central Eastern
Wind Direction (deg N) Wind Speed (knots) Temperature (°C) Wind Direction (deg N) Wind Speed (knots) Temperature (°C) Wind Direction (deg N) Wind Speed (knots) Temperature (°C)
180 25 0 180 10 2 220 10 7
200 50 -17 210 35 -15 220 20 -13
200 60 -28 220 60 -27 260 45 -27
230 90 -43 250 105 -42 260 115 -39
Mostly cloudy with Moderate to heavy snowfall at many places. Mostly cloudy with moderate snowfall at many places. Mostly cloudy with light to moderate snowfall at some places.

Trekking in Nepal is suitable in all seasons except monsoon months of July to mid September and winter months mid December to mid February. Nepal trekking season depends upon the trekking destination and weather during that time. Simply, March to May and September to November are the best time for trekking in Nepal. During these time, the wild flowers is in full bloom around the hillside, the sky is clear and good to view the mountains at close.

While making a plan to visit Nepal, you must know about the weather, best time of year and altitude. The weather and climate differs according to the altitude you are going to and there are different climatic conditions during the whole year. If you are worrying about the time of the year for trekking in Nepal, we will make your clear in a simply way. Trekking in Nepal best time of year are Spring and Autumn season.

What is the average temperature in Nepal?

Destination Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Chitwan National Park 22°C
21mm
24°C
13mm
30°C
16mm
35°C
30mm
35°C
87mm
33°C
329mm
32°C
467mm
32°C
467mm
31°C
287mm
30°C
85mm
27°C
7mm
23°C
3mm
Kathmandu 17°C
16mm
19°C
20mm
24°C
34mm
27°C
56mm
28°C
118mm
28°C
257mm
27°C
390mm
27°C
349mm
26°C
220mm
25°C
68mm
22°C
8mm
18°C
12mm
Namche Bazaar 6°C
14mm
6°C
21mm
10°C
31mm
13°C
37mm
15°C
56mm
16°C
175mm
16°C
295mm
16°C
273mm
15°C
167mm
13°C
63mm
9°C
7mm
7°C
7mm
Pokhara 18°C
27mm
20°C
19mm
26°C
49mm
29°C
96mm
29°C
254mm
29°C
527mm
28°C
738mm
28°C
694mm
27°C
378mm
26°C
120mm
22°C
5mm
19°C
4mm

Data: Audley Travel

Note: °C denotes Temperature and mm denotes rainfall

Popular/Peak Nepal Trekking Season

Autumn Season

As compared to other trekking seasons, autumn season is the peak touristic season in Nepal and best for adventure holidays. The great mountain views, scenic beauties and the Nepalese biggest festivals Teej, Dashain and Tihar make this season more significant for trekking. Get our

Spring Season

Spring season from march to may is the good time for trekking in Nepal. Falling after the winter, the flowers starts to blossom and the hillside is colorful with the red rhododendron and green lush vegetation. The climate will be moderate in higher altitude, sometime it may be snowfall but not always and warm in lower elevations. Spring is the best time for peak climbing and mountain expeditions.

Off Nepal Trekking Season

Summer or Monsoon Season

Monsoon is a wet season in Nepal and tourism is off remarking less number of tourists visiting the Himalayas. There will be risk of leeches, flood and slippery trekking routes in most of the places but there are some trekking destinations which are best during this time. Upper Mustang Trek, Upper Dolpo Trek, Tilicho Lake trekking and nar phu trek are the best treks during this time as they fall in rain-shadow areas.

Winter Season

Winter season is also off-time for trekking in Nepal. The climate is cold and falling of snow in higher elevations are the reasons why people not go trekking in Nepal during this time. You can trek in low altitudes if you are passionate trekker.

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