Nepal Weather – Climate

Nepal Weather – Climate


Nepal’s topographical extremities govern the climate condition of Nepal. Tropical, Temperate and tundra types of climate are respectively encountered in its Tarai belt, midland hills and the alpine region. Therefore people say migrating birds do not have to leave Nepal. Nepal’s weather is generally predictable and pleasant.

The year is divided into 4 different seasons in Nepal – winter, spring, monsoon and autumn. The best period to visit the country for plant lovers is during spring when the flowers are in full bloom. The mountain slopes are covered with beautiful and colorful flowers. Spring season commences from early March and continues until late May. Even though the days are clear haze disturbs the mountain views. Late May, and the downpour begins. It continues till late August. Come September and the autumn season begins. It continues till late November. With temperate climate, clear blue skies and extraordinary mountain views it is the best season to visit the country. Winter begins in late November and continues till late February.

Average Temperature Chart (In Celsius)

 

Months

Kathmandu

Pokhara

Chitwan

 Max  Min  Max  Min  Max  Min
January
 20 2 20 8 24 7
February
 19 4 21 8 26 8
March
 25 8 27 11 33 12
April
 30 11 30 16 35 18
May
 30 16 30 29 35 20
June
 30 20 30 20 35 23
July
 20 21 21 21 33 24
August
 29 20 21 21 33 24
September
 27 19 20 20 32 22
October
 23 15 18 18 31 18
November
 23 4 11 11 29 12
December
 20 2 8 8 24 8