The best times to visit Muzaffarabad for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 13th

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



Other Muzaffarabad Travel Info

Weather in Muzaffarabad


Average temperatures in Muzaffarabad vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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 Muzaffarabad, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 94.1°F (34.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.7°F (20.9°C) at night.

Muzaffarabad Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Muzaffarabad Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Muzaffarabad Perceived Temperature (F)


Muzaffarabad Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Muzaffarabad 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 59.7 47.9 35.7
Feb 60.4 50.7 40.2
Mar 71.2 60.5 48
Apr 79.5 67.9 55.2
May 88.2 76.9 63.9
Jun 92.7 81.5 68.7
Jul 90.8 81.6 71.1
Aug 89 79.9 70.4
Sep 86.8 74.9 63.1
Oct 81.8 67.2 53.8
Nov 71.8 57.1 43.2
Dec 63.2 49.9 37.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 15.4 8.8 2.1
Feb 15.8 10.4 4.6
Mar 21.8 15.8 8.9
Apr 26.4 19.9 12.9
May 31.2 24.9 17.7
Jun 33.7 27.5 20.4
Jul 32.7 27.6 21.7
Aug 31.7 26.6 21.3
Sep 30.4 23.8 17.3
Oct 27.7 19.6 12.1
Nov 22.1 13.9 6.2
Dec 17.3 9.9 3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Muzaffarabad 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 to late November. For example, on the week of November 19th 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 Muzaffarabad? 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 Muzaffarabad.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Muzaffarabad (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 4.1
Feb 30% 0 8.1
Mar 25% 0 6.6
Apr 26% 0 9.6
May 23% 0 13
Jun 30% 0 11.6
Jul 36% 0 16.3
Aug 34% 0 17.6
Sep 20% 0 8.5
Oct 14% 0 7.3
Nov 8% 0 4.5
Dec 11% 0 1.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 10.4
Feb 30 0 20.6
Mar 25 0 16.8
Apr 26 0 24.4
May 23 0 33
Jun 30 0 29.5
Jul 36 0 41.4
Aug 34 0 44.7
Sep 20 0 21.6
Oct 14 0 18.5
Nov 8 0 11.4
Dec 11 0 4.8


Humidity and Wind

Muzaffarabad has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (34.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (64.4%).

Wind in Muzaffarabad is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by May and June. March’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 late May where average top sustained speeds reach 4.6 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 0.6 Still 3.3 Barely noticeable
Feb 1.2 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable
Mar 1.5 Barely noticeable 4 Barely noticeable
Apr 1.2 Barely noticeable 3.8 Barely noticeable
May 1.3 Barely noticeable 3.8 Barely noticeable
Jun 1.2 Barely noticeable 3.6 Barely noticeable
Jul 0.9 Still 2.8 Barely noticeable
Aug 0.7 Still 2.9 Barely noticeable
Sep 0.6 Still 2.7 Barely noticeable
Oct 0.8 Still 3.1 Barely noticeable
Nov 0.5 Still 2.6 Barely noticeable
Dec 0.5 Still 2.9 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 44%
Feb 50.5%
Mar 41.3%
Apr 42.6%
May 34.4%
Jun 38.8%
Jul 57%
Aug 64.4%
Sep 55.8%
Oct 46%
Nov 42.6%
Dec 44.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Muzaffarabad?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Pakistan; 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 Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan 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 Muzaffarabad 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

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 15.9 in October means 15.9% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Muzaffarabad Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 64.6°F (18.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 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 9 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Muzaffarabad, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.9°F (31.1°C) and 69.4°F (20.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 too cold this time of year in Muzaffarabad to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.1°F (19.5°C) and 57.8°F (14.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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