The best times to visit Amritsar for ideal weather are

February 5th to April 8th


October 15th to December 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Amritsar Travel Info

Weather in Amritsar


Average temperatures in Amritsar vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 36th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Amritsar, the hottest months are June, May, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 107.5°F (41.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.2°F (24°C) at night.

Amritsar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Amritsar Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Amritsar Perceived Temperature (F)


Amritsar Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Amritsar Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 64.4 50.4 37.6
Feb 71.3 57.2 44
Mar 82.6 67.3 52.2
Apr 94.9 78 61.7
May 105.7 87.9 71.1
Jun 104.7 89.5 75.6
Jul 97.5 87 78.1
Aug 94.5 84.9 77.3
Sep 93.2 82.1 72.7
Oct 90.2 76.2 63.4
Nov 81.4 64.5 49.7
Dec 70.1 54.1 40.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18 10.2 3.1
Feb 21.8 14 6.7
Mar 28.1 19.6 11.2
Apr 34.9 25.6 16.5
May 40.9 31.1 21.7
Jun 40.4 31.9 24.2
Jul 36.4 30.6 25.6
Aug 34.7 29.4 25.2
Sep 34 27.8 22.6
Oct 32.3 24.6 17.4
Nov 27.4 18.1 9.8
Dec 21.2 12.3 4.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Amritsar are December, November, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late September. For example, on the week of September 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Amritsar? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Amritsar.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Amritsar (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.9
Feb 12% 0 1.9
Mar 7% 0 1.4
Apr 9% 0 1.3
May 6% 0 0.5
Jun 16% 0 3.4
Jul 23% 0 5.7
Aug 23% 0 8.6
Sep 15% 0 4.4
Oct 3% 0 0.5
Nov 2% 0 0.3
Dec 2% 0 0.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 2.3
Feb 12 0 4.8
Mar 7 0 3.6
Apr 9 0 3.3
May 6 0 1.3
Jun 16 0 8.6
Jul 23 0 14.5
Aug 23 0 21.8
Sep 15 0 11.2
Oct 3 0 1.3
Nov 2 0 0.8
Dec 2 0 0.5


Humidity and Wind

Amritsar has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (31.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (78%).

Wind in Amritsar is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 4.5 knots (5.2 MPH or 8.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 13.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Amritsar.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 1.9 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.1 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.3 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 4 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 4.5 Light breeze 12.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Jul 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.4 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 2 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 1.6 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Nov 1.3 Barely noticeable 6.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 1.5 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78%
Feb 71.2%
Mar 62%
Apr 43.3%
May 31.1%
Jun 44.7%
Jul 69.2%
Aug 77.2%
Sep 73.8%
Oct 61.6%
Nov 59.5%
Dec 69.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Amritsar?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for India; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 19, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Amritsar, India is September, followed by March and December. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Amritsar in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 67.5 in January means 67.5% of the tourists vs. September.



Overall Amritsar Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 107.5°F (41.9°C) and 75.6°F (24.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Amritsar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.8°F (34.3°C) and 77.6°F (25.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Amritsar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.9°F (24.4°C) and 60.8°F (16°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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