The best times to visit Gir National Park for ideal weather are
December 10th to February 25th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Gir National Park Travel Guide
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Weather in Gir National Park
Average temperatures in Gir National Park vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th 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 Gir National Park, the hottest months are June, May, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 95.5°F (35.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 82.4°F (28°C) at night.
Gir National Park Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Gir National Park 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.
Gir National Park Perceived Temperature (F)
Gir National Park Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Gir National Park 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 Gir National Park are January, February, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.
When can you find snow in Gir National Park? 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 Gir National Park.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gir National Park (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
Gir National Park has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is December (40.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (83.4%).
Wind in Gir National Park is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 10.9 knots (12.6 MPH or 20.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late July where average top sustained speeds reach 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Gir National Park.
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||5.3||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.7||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||6||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||6.2||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|May||7||Gentle breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||9.9||Gentle breeze||13.4||Significant breeze|
|Jul||10.9||Gentle breeze||14.8||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||8.7||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|Sep||6||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.1||Light breeze||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.2||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.7||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Gir National Park?
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 Gir National Park, India is December, followed by October and May. 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 Gir National Park 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 Gir National Park Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 87.7°F (30.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Gir National Park, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 95.5°F (35.3°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 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 perfect this time of year in Gir National Park to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.2°F (32.3°C) and 83.7°F (28.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.