The best times to visit Haridwar for ideal weather are

February 12th to April 8th

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

 


Weather in Haridwar

Temperature

Average temperatures in Haridwar vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 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)

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Haridwar 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.

Haridwar Perceived Temperature (F)

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Haridwar Perceived Temperature (C)

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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


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Haridwar are November, December, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Haridwar? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late January and early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Haridwar is often around around January 29th when fresh powder is deepest. 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Haridwar.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Haridwar (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 9% 3.9 1.7
Feb 15% 28.7 2.9
Mar 8% 0 1.8
Apr 9% 0 1.4
May 12% 0 1.5
Jun 34% 0 10.2
Jul 68% 0 25.1
Aug 69% 0 29.5
Sep 37% 0 12.4
Oct 10% 0 2.6
Nov 1% 0 0.2
Dec 3% 0 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 9.9 4.3
Feb 15 72.9 7.4
Mar 8 0 4.6
Apr 9 0 3.6
May 12 0 3.8
Jun 34 0 25.9
Jul 68 0 63.8
Aug 69 0 74.9
Sep 37 0 31.5
Oct 10 0 6.6
Nov 1 0 0.5
Dec 3 0 1.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Haridwar has some extremely humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (38.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (83.3%).

Wind in Haridwar is usually extremely 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 2.7 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 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.

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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 0.9 Still 2.3 Barely noticeable
Feb 1.1 Barely noticeable 2.6 Barely noticeable
Mar 1.3 Barely noticeable 2.9 Barely noticeable
Apr 1.5 Barely noticeable 3.6 Barely noticeable
May 1.4 Barely noticeable 3.6 Barely noticeable
Jun 1.3 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable
Jul 0.9 Still 2.3 Barely noticeable
Aug 0.7 Still 2 Barely noticeable
Sep 0.9 Still 2.4 Barely noticeable
Oct 1 Barely noticeable 2.2 Barely noticeable
Nov 0.9 Still 2.2 Barely noticeable
Dec 0.8 Still 2.1 Barely noticeable

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?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Haridwar, India is June, followed by May 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 Haridwar in November. 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 31.3 in November means 31.3% of the tourists vs. June.


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. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 10 to 21 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Haridwar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

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. It rains or snows a significant amount: 0 to 11 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Haridwar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77.4°F (25.2°C) and 68.3°F (20.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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