The best times to visit Jaisalmer for ideal weather are
November 12th to March 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Jaisalmer Travel Guide
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Weather in Jaisalmer
Average temperatures in Jaisalmer vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Jaisalmer, the hottest months are May, June, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 110.6°F (43.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 81.2°F (27.3°C) at night.
Jaisalmer Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Jaisalmer 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.
Jaisalmer Perceived Temperature (F)
Jaisalmer Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Jaisalmer 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 Jaisalmer are January, November, and then October. 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 early August with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.
When can you find snow in Jaisalmer? 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 Jaisalmer.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Jaisalmer (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
Jaisalmer has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (21.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (57.9%).
Wind in Jaisalmer is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and May. June’s average wind speed of around 9.3 knots (10.6 MPH or 17.1 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 June where average top sustained speeds reach 14.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Jaisalmer.
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||3||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.7||Barely noticeable||7.3||Light breeze|
|Apr||4.4||Light breeze||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|May||7.7||Gentle breeze||11.7||Light breeze|
|Jun||9.3||Gentle breeze||13.4||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.6||Gentle breeze||12.6||Light breeze|
|Aug||7.1||Gentle breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.5||Light breeze||8.8||Light breeze|
|Oct||3.2||Barely noticeable||6||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.5||Barely noticeable||4.9||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.6||Barely noticeable||4.9||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Jaisalmer?
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 Jaisalmer, India is December, followed by November and October. 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 Jaisalmer in May. 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 Jaisalmer Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 110.6°F (43.7°C) and 87.8°F (31°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the most precipitation with 1 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Jaisalmer, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 101.2°F (38.4°C) and 85.3°F (29.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 3 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Jaisalmer to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.8°F (31°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 busiest with tourists.