The best times to visit Nepal for ideal weather are

January 22nd to April 15th


October 8th to December 16th

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



Other Nepal Travel Info

Weather in Nepal


Average temperatures in Nepal vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Nepal, 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 94°F (34.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.4°F (21.9°C) at night.

Nepal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Nepal 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.

Nepal Perceived Temperature (F)


Nepal Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Nepal 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 66.1 55.7 43.8
Feb 71.4 60.6 46.8
Mar 78.2 67.7 53.3
Apr 86.1 74.9 59
May 90.9 80.5 66
Jun 90.4 81.7 70.9
Jul 86.9 79.5 72.1
Aug 86.4 78.9 71.6
Sep 86.6 78.1 69.3
Oct 83 73.1 60.7
Nov 77.5 65.4 52.4
Dec 69.2 57.9 44.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18.9 13.2 6.6
Feb 21.9 15.9 8.2
Mar 25.7 19.8 11.8
Apr 30.1 23.8 15
May 32.7 26.9 18.9
Jun 32.4 27.6 21.6
Jul 30.5 26.4 22.3
Aug 30.2 26.1 22
Sep 30.3 25.6 20.7
Oct 28.3 22.8 15.9
Nov 25.3 18.6 11.3
Dec 20.7 14.4 7.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nepal are November, December, and then January. 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 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Nepal? 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 Nepal.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 1.4
Feb 7% 0 1
Mar 16% 0 3.4
Apr 12% 0 1.7
May 18% 0 3.2
Jun 34% 0 9.1
Jul 50% 0 13.1
Aug 47% 0 16
Sep 28% 0 7.6
Oct 7% 0 1.9
Nov 1% 0 0.2
Dec 2% 0 0.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 3.6
Feb 7 0 2.5
Mar 16 0 8.6
Apr 12 0 4.3
May 18 0 8.1
Jun 34 0 23.1
Jul 50 0 33.3
Aug 47 0 40.6
Sep 28 0 19.3
Oct 7 0 4.8
Nov 1 0 0.5
Dec 2 0 1


Humidity and Wind

Nepal has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (43.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (78%).

Wind in Nepal is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and June. May’s average wind speed of around 3.4 knots (3.9 MPH or 6.3 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 7.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 1.8 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Feb 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Mar 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Apr 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
May 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Jun 3.1 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Jul 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Aug 2.1 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Sep 2.1 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Oct 1.8 Barely noticeable 4.3 Light breeze
Nov 1.4 Barely noticeable 3.7 Light breeze
Dec 1.6 Barely noticeable 4.1 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.4%
Feb 57.6%
Mar 51.8%
Apr 43.9%
May 47.7%
Jun 61.9%
Jul 75.8%
Aug 78%
Sep 73.5%
Oct 64%
Nov 62.6%
Dec 61.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Nepal?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 17, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Nepal is April, followed by May and June. 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 Nepal 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 77.5 in October means 77.5% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Nepal Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.6°F (33.7°C) and 70.7°F (21.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Nepal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 74.1°F (23.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 8 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 Nepal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74.3°F (23.5°C) and 65.2°F (18.4°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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