The best times to visit Lahore for ideal weather are

January 22nd to April 1st

or

October 15th to December 23rd

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

 

 


Other Lahore Travel Info

Weather in Lahore

Temperature

Average temperatures in Lahore vary drastically. 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 somewhat temperate — in the 42nd 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 Lahore, 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 104.3°F (40.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 83.3°F (28.5°C) at night.

Lahore Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Lahore 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.

Lahore Perceived Temperature (F)

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Lahore Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Lahore 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 64.4 55 46
Feb 70.3 61.4 51.9
Mar 82 72.1 61.5
Apr 91.2 80.9 69.3
May 102 91.2 79.4
Jun 101.3 92.5 82.3
Jul 95.8 89.2 81.5
Aug 93.5 87.3 80.7
Sep 92.6 85.1 77.6
Oct 89.2 79.3 70
Nov 80 68 58.1
Dec 69 58.1 48.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18 12.8 7.8
Feb 21.3 16.3 11.1
Mar 27.8 22.3 16.4
Apr 32.9 27.2 20.7
May 38.9 32.9 26.3
Jun 38.5 33.6 27.9
Jul 35.4 31.8 27.5
Aug 34.2 30.7 27.1
Sep 33.7 29.5 25.3
Oct 31.8 26.3 21.1
Nov 26.7 20 14.5
Dec 20.6 14.5 9.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lahore are November, December, 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 mid November. For example, on the week of November 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Lahore? 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 Lahore.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lahore (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 6% 0 1.2
Feb 13% 0 3
Mar 11% 0 3
Apr 12% 0 2.8
May 8% 0 2.6
Jun 14% 0 6
Jul 25% 0 20.6
Aug 28% 0 12.6
Sep 20% 0 9
Oct 5% 0 1.5
Nov 2% 0 1.8
Dec 3% 0 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 3
Feb 13 0 7.6
Mar 11 0 7.6
Apr 12 0 7.1
May 8 0 6.6
Jun 14 0 15.2
Jul 25 0 52.3
Aug 28 0 32
Sep 20 0 22.9
Oct 5 0 3.8
Nov 2 0 4.6
Dec 3 0 1.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Lahore has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (26.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (68.1%).

Wind in Lahore is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 2.8 knots (3.2 MPH or 5.2 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 to mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 7.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 1.2 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Feb 1.9 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Mar 2.2 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Apr 2.7 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
May 2.8 Barely noticeable 7.3 Light breeze
Jun 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Jul 2 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Aug 1.6 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Sep 1.3 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Oct 1.1 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Nov 0.7 Still 3.9 Light breeze
Dec 0.8 Still 3.8 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.1%
Feb 56.7%
Mar 48.7%
Apr 36.7%
May 26.7%
Jun 40.9%
Jul 63.1%
Aug 68.1%
Sep 62.9%
Oct 51.2%
Nov 52.5%
Dec 58.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Lahore?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat unsafe, especially in some areas. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are strong travel warnings and regional advisories for Pakistan; avoid non-essential travel and all travel to some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Lahore, Pakistan is August, followed by December and July. 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 Lahore in October. 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 61.4 in October means 61.4% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Lahore Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 103.4°F (39.7°C) and 74.8°F (23.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 4 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Lahore, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.5°F (34.2°C) and 76.4°F (24.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Lahore to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.8°F (23.8°C) and 61.1°F (16.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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