The best times to visit Bhimtal for ideal weather are
March 19th to June 3rd
September 10th to November 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Bhimtal Travel Guide
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Weather in Bhimtal
Average temperatures in Bhimtal vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 63rd 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 Bhimtal, the hottest months are June, May, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 86.4°F (30.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.3°F (18.5°C) at night.
Bhimtal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Bhimtal Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Bhimtal Perceived Temperature (F)
Bhimtal Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Bhimtal 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bhimtal are November, December, 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 mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.
When can you find snow in Bhimtal? 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 Bhimtal.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bhimtal (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Bhimtal has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (40.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (86.4%).
Wind in Bhimtal is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by February and April. June’s average wind speed of around 3.8 knots (4.3 MPH or 7 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bhimtal.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.7||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|May||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.8||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Jul||2.7||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Aug||2.9||Barely noticeable||4.8||Light breeze|
|Sep||2.7||Barely noticeable||4.9||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.7||Barely noticeable||4.8||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.7||Barely noticeable||4.5||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Bhimtal?
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 Bhimtal, India is June, followed by May and April. 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 Bhimtal in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Bhimtal Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.2°F (29°C) and 53.6°F (12°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 20 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Bhimtal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 66.6°F (19.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 5 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Bhimtal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 65.3°F (18.5°C) and 53.6°F (12°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.