The best times to visit Pelling for ideal weather are
March 5th to May 6th
October 8th to November 25th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Pelling Travel Guide
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Weather in Pelling
Average temperatures in Pelling vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 61st 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 Pelling, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 80.7°F (27.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.4°F (18.6°C) at night.
Pelling Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Pelling 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.
Pelling Perceived Temperature (F)
Pelling Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Pelling 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 Pelling are November, January, 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 mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late August with an average of 6 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.
When can you find snow in Pelling? 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 Pelling.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pelling (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
Pelling has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (48.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (80.8%).
Wind in Pelling is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by April and December. January’s average wind speed of around 1.3 knots (1.5 MPH or 2.4 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 9.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Pelling.
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||1.3||Barely noticeable||3.9||Barely noticeable|
|Feb||1.1||Barely noticeable||3.4||Barely noticeable|
|Mar||1.1||Barely noticeable||3.8||Barely noticeable|
|Apr||1.2||Barely noticeable||4.3||Light breeze|
|May||1||Barely noticeable||4.4||Barely noticeable|
|Dec||1.2||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Pelling?
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 Pelling, India is August, followed by November 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 Pelling in March. 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 Pelling Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 64.1°F (17.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 15 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 17 to 22 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Pelling, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 78.7°F (25.9°C) and 65.1°F (18.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 16 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 too cold this time of year in Pelling to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.7°F (19.3°C) and 56.8°F (13.8°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.