The best times to visit Srinagar for ideal weather are
March 26th to June 10th
September 3rd to October 21st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Srinagar Travel Guide
Weather in Srinagar
Average temperatures in Srinagar vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 68 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Srinagar, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 87.9°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.1°F (19.5°C) at night.
Srinagar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Srinagar 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.
Srinagar Perceived Temperature (F)
Srinagar Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Srinagar 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)|
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 Srinagar.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Srinagar (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
Srinagar has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is June (55.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (68.9%).
Wind in Srinagar is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and April. June’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-to-mid-June where average top sustained speeds reach 3.5 knots, which is considered light air.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Srinagar.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||0.8||very calm||2.2||light air|
|Feb||1.1||light air||2.7||light air|
|Mar||1.2||light air||2.6||light air|
|Apr||1.2||light air||3||light air|
|May||1.3||light air||3.1||light air|
|Jun||1.3||light air||3.2||light air|
|Jul||1.2||light air||3.2||light air|
|Aug||1.1||light air||2.8||light air|
|Sep||0.9||very calm||2.2||light air|
|Oct||0.8||very calm||2.2||light air|
|Nov||0.6||very calm||1.9||light air|
|Dec||0.6||very calm||1.7||light air|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Srinagar?
As of 6/21/2017 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.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Srinagar, India 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 Srinagar 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
Overall Srinagar Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 54.8°F (12.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. 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. June – August is busy season for tourism in Srinagar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 56.7°F (13.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Srinagar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.6°F (12.6°C) and 45.8°F (7.7°C). These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.