The best times to visit Haridwar 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.

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Haridwar Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Haridwar


    Average temperatures in Haridwar vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 66 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Haridwar, 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 98.9°F (37.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.6°F (23.1°C) at night.

    Haridwar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Haridwar 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.

    Haridwar Perceived Temperature (F)


    Haridwar Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Haridwar 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 69.9 53.2 43.4
    Feb 74.3 58.8 48.5
    Mar 83.7 68.3 55.9
    Apr 92.3 77.1 63.3
    May 97.5 82.9 69.9
    Jun 96.1 83.7 73.8
    Jul 89 79.9 74.3
    Aug 88.2 79 73.4
    Sep 88.4 77.6 70.4
    Oct 85.8 71.6 61.5
    Nov 79.9 63.2 52.7
    Dec 73.4 55.6 45.3

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 21.1 11.8 6.3
    Feb 23.5 14.9 9.2
    Mar 28.7 20.2 13.3
    Apr 33.5 25.1 17.4
    May 36.4 28.3 21.1
    Jun 35.6 28.7 23.2
    Jul 31.7 26.6 23.5
    Aug 31.2 26.1 23
    Sep 31.3 25.3 21.3
    Oct 29.9 22 16.4
    Nov 26.6 17.3 11.5
    Dec 23 13.1 7.4

    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 Haridwar.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 14.3 3.9 0.05
    Feb 24.3 28.7 0.1
    Mar 17.1 0 0.06
    Apr 18.6 0 0.05
    May 22.9 0 0.05
    Jun 44.3 0 0.34
    Jul 85.7 0 0.81
    Aug 84.3 0 0.95
    Sep 55.7 0 0.41
    Oct 17.1 0 0.08
    Nov 4.3 0 0.01
    Dec 7.1 0 0.02

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 14.3 9.9 0.13
    Feb 24.3 72.9 0.25
    Mar 17.1 0 0.15
    Apr 18.6 0 0.13
    May 22.9 0 0.13
    Jun 44.3 0 0.86
    Jul 85.7 0 2.06
    Aug 84.3 0 2.41
    Sep 55.7 0 1.04
    Oct 17.1 0 0.2
    Nov 4.3 0 0.03
    Dec 7.1 0 0.05


    Humidity and Wind

    Haridwar has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is May (38.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (83.3%).

    Wind in Haridwar is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and June. April’s average wind speed of around 1.5 knots (1.7 MPH or 2.8 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 mid-April where average top sustained speeds reach 4.3 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    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.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 0.9 very calm 2.3 light air
    Feb 1.1 light air 2.6 light air
    Mar 1.3 light air 2.9 light air
    Apr 1.5 light air 3.6 light air
    May 1.4 light air 3.6 light air
    Jun 1.3 light air 3.3 light air
    Jul 0.9 very calm 2.3 light air
    Aug 0.7 very calm 2 light air
    Sep 0.9 very calm 2.4 light air
    Oct 1 light air 2.2 light air
    Nov 0.9 very calm 2.2 light air
    Dec 0.8 very calm 2.1 light air

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 66.3
    Feb 61
    Mar 50
    Apr 38.2
    May 38.1
    Jun 55.2
    Jul 81.2
    Aug 83.3
    Sep 76.7
    Oct 64
    Nov 63
    Dec 65


    Is it Safe to Travel to Haridwar?

    As of 6/21/2017 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.

    Overall Haridwar Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 98.7°F (37.1°C) and 77.4°F (25.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported 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. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Haridwar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 88.4°F (31.3°C) and 77.3°F (25.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is somewhat cold this time of year in Haridwar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 76.7°F (24.8°C) and 68.3°F (20.2°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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