The best times to visit Srinagar for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 10th

or

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

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Srinagar

    Temperature

    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)

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    Average
    Low

    Srinagar Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Srinagar Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Srinagar Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
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    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.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 46.8 36.1 28.4
    Feb 50.9 41 33.3
    Mar 62.4 50.2 39.8
    Apr 69.6 57.3 46.4
    May 77.3 64 52.2
    Jun 83.3 70.7 59.5
    Jul 86.5 75 64.9
    Aug 86 74.1 64.6
    Sep 80.9 66.7 55.3
    Oct 73.4 56.8 44.3
    Nov 61.1 45.3 34.5
    Dec 50.9 37.9 29.1

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 8.2 2.3 -2
    Feb 10.5 5 0.7
    Mar 16.9 10.1 4.3
    Apr 20.9 14.1 8
    May 25.2 17.8 11.2
    Jun 28.5 21.5 15.3
    Jul 30.3 23.9 18.3
    Aug 30 23.4 18.1
    Sep 27.2 19.3 12.9
    Oct 23 13.8 6.8
    Nov 16.2 7.4 1.4
    Dec 10.5 3.3 -1.6

     
    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.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 15.7 1.6 0.05
    Feb 37.1 4.3 0.11
    Mar 28.6 5.5 0.13
    Apr 34.3 0 0.1
    May 30 0 0.07
    Jun 24.3 0 0.04
    Jul 22.9 0 0.06
    Aug 22.9 0 0.07
    Sep 20 0 0.06
    Oct 12.9 0 0.03
    Nov 8.6 0 0.02
    Dec 8.6 0 0.02

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 15.7 4.1 0.13
    Feb 37.1 10.9 0.28
    Mar 28.6 14 0.33
    Apr 34.3 0 0.25
    May 30 0 0.18
    Jun 24.3 0 0.1
    Jul 22.9 0 0.15
    Aug 22.9 0 0.18
    Sep 20 0 0.15
    Oct 12.9 0 0.08
    Nov 8.6 0 0.05
    Dec 8.6 0 0.05
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    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.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    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
    Jan 68.1
    Feb 67.6
    Mar 55.8
    Apr 57.2
    May 56.6
    Jun 55.1
    Jul 59.5
    Aug 62.7
    Sep 60.6
    Oct 58
    Nov 63.1
    Dec 68.9

     

    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

    Key
    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. 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 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.