The best times to visit Lumbini for ideal weather are
November 5th 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.
Lumbini Travel Guide
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Weather in Lumbini
Average temperatures in Lumbini 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 somewhat temperate — in the 40th 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 Lumbini, the hottest months are May, June, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 104.2°F (40.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.2°F (26.8°C) at night.
Lumbini Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Lumbini 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.
Lumbini Perceived Temperature (F)
Lumbini Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Lumbini 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 Lumbini are November, December, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.
When can you find snow in Lumbini? 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 Lumbini.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lumbini (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
Lumbini has some extremely humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (36.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (81.2%).
Wind in Lumbini is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and July. May’s average wind speed of around 6.4 knots (7.3 MPH or 11.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Lumbini.
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||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.4||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.3||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.6||Light breeze||8.6||Light breeze|
|Apr||6.1||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|May||6.4||Light breeze||11.3||Light breeze|
|Jun||6.2||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.1||Light breeze||8.4||Light breeze|
|Aug||4.3||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
|Sep||4.7||Light breeze||7.8||Light breeze|
|Oct||3.8||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.3||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.6||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Lumbini?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Nepal; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 29, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Lumbini, Nepal is November, followed by September 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 Lumbini in December. 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 Lumbini Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 101.7°F (38.7°C) and 77.8°F (25.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 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 8 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Lumbini, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 95.4°F (35.2°C) and 80°F (26.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Lumbini to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 61.2°F (16.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.
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