The best times to visit Dharan for ideal weather are
January 29th to April 29th
September 24th 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.
Dharan Travel Guide
Weather in Dharan
Average temperatures in Dharan vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 56th 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 Dharan, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 85.8°F (29.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.3°F (21.3°C) at night.
Dharan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Dharan 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.
Dharan Perceived Temperature (F)
Dharan Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Dharan 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 Dharan are November, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th 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 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.
When can you find snow in Dharan? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Dharan.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dharan (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
Dharan has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (84%).
Wind in Dharan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 1.5 knots (1.7 MPH or 2.7 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 6.3 knots, which is considered a light breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dharan.
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|
|Mar||1||Barely noticeable||2.5||Barely noticeable|
|Apr||1.5||Barely noticeable||2.9||Barely noticeable|
|May||1.2||Barely noticeable||3.2||Barely noticeable|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Dharan?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Aug 21, 2019 there are travel warnings for Nepal; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 14, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Dharan, Nepal is August, followed by November 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 Dharan in March. 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 Dharan Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.8°F (29.9°C) and 71.2°F (21.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
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 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Dharan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82.5°F (28.1°C) and 70.1°F (21.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Dharan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.2°F (22.3°C) and 64.1°F (17.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.