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.
Haridwar Travel Guide
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)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Haridwar (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
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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.