The best times to visit Guwahati for ideal weather are

November 5th to March 18th

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

 

 


Other Guwahati Travel Info

Weather in Guwahati

Temperature

Average temperatures in Guwahati vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Guwahati, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 93.7°F (34.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.8°F (26°C) at night.

Guwahati Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Guwahati Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Guwahati Perceived Temperature (F)

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Guwahati Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Guwahati 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 75.5 62.4 52.2
Feb 81.3 67.2 55.2
Mar 88.2 74.6 62.2
Apr 89.2 78.6 68.6
May 91.1 81.7 73.3
Jun 91.6 83.6 77.1
Jul 92.4 84.6 78.6
Aug 92.1 84.4 78.3
Sep 91.4 83.3 76.8
Oct 89.4 80.1 71.8
Nov 84.1 72.2 61.8
Dec 77.8 65.5 55.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 24.2 16.9 11.2
Feb 27.4 19.6 12.9
Mar 31.2 23.7 16.8
Apr 31.8 25.9 20.3
May 32.8 27.6 22.9
Jun 33.1 28.7 25.1
Jul 33.6 29.2 25.9
Aug 33.4 29.1 25.7
Sep 33 28.5 24.9
Oct 31.9 26.7 22.1
Nov 28.9 22.3 16.6
Dec 25.4 18.6 13

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Guwahati are December, November, and then January. 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 late June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Guwahati? 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 Guwahati.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.3
Feb 4% 0 0.4
Mar 9% 0 1.4
Apr 30% 0 5.5
May 40% 0 8.5
Jun 44% 0 11.2
Jul 47% 0 10.5
Aug 36% 0 9.2
Sep 30% 0 6.8
Oct 12% 0 3.8
Nov 2% 0 0.2
Dec 1% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.8
Feb 4 0 1
Mar 9 0 3.6
Apr 30 0 14
May 40 0 21.6
Jun 44 0 28.4
Jul 47 0 26.7
Aug 36 0 23.4
Sep 30 0 17.3
Oct 12 0 9.7
Nov 2 0 0.5
Dec 1 0 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Guwahati has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (56.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (82.1%).

Wind in Guwahati is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 3.2 knots (3.7 MPH or 6 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 early April where average top sustained speeds reach 7.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 1.1 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Feb 1.6 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Mar 2.5 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Apr 3.2 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
May 2.6 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Jun 2.2 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Jul 2 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Aug 1.9 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Sep 1.7 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Oct 1.7 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Nov 1.3 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Dec 1.1 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 76.5%
Feb 64.2%
Mar 56.9%
Apr 66.9%
May 74.2%
Jun 80.8%
Jul 81.8%
Aug 82%
Sep 82.1%
Oct 79%
Nov 76.1%
Dec 79%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Guwahati?

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 Guwahati, India is July, followed by May and November. 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 Guwahati 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

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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 66.1 in January means 66.1% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Guwahati Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.9°F (33.3°C) and 84.9°F (29.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 12 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 11 to 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Guwahati, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92°F (33.3°C) and 82.5°F (28.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 9 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Guwahati to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 73.6°F (23.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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