Mcleodganj Weather

Best Season Temperature
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Mcleodganj located in the district of Himachal Pradesh is the center of tourist activity. This time is best enjoyed with its varied seasons and abundance natural beauty than the plain located below.

The weather remains decent all round the year but the best months for travelling to Mcleodganj are from mid-September to June. There is an influx of visitors in these months. At the start of the season, climate is moderately hot. Tourists can enjoy visiting the attractions and activities like paragliding. The monsoon season, extends from the month of July till August end. For those who love rainfall and do not mind getting your feet wet, can take pleasure in some scenic views of the freshly washed forest. However, the heavy monsoon showers can restrict tourist's activities at this time. Whereas the winters from December to February are most inviting, tourists can plan up their long holidays in pleasant climes of this gorgeous hill station. The cool weather is refreshing and comforting enough for the city slickers, escaping from heat and dust of plains.


Winters –December –February – are the coldest months as the temperature sinks to a freezing point. Mountains are covered with heavy snowfall and this period is perfect for visitors especially on honeymoon.


Summers March June summers are enchanted with hued flowers adding beauty to the freshly snow capped hill station. The temperature ranging from 22°C to 38°C is suitable to follow your interests in the adventure activities like trekking and paragliding.


Monsoon JulyAugust these months brings in heavy rainfall and increased level of humidity and travelling can be bit difficult. For rain lovers this weather offers beautiful lush green surroundings perfect to enjoy, drenched in rain.

Weather By Month

Month Climate Details
January Freezing Cold
Freezing Cold
Occurrence of snowfall is common in the month of January, which makes the weather extremely cold. Days and nights are expected to be chilly because of the cool breeze that grips the region in this month. Such weather conditions are ideal for planning your vacations and honeymoon trips. It is recommended that you carry heavy woolens.
February Very Cold
Very Cold
February has cold climatic conditions but it is considered ideal for various adventures and sightseeing. The sun radiates light warmth and clear sky with end of this month thus making the region less cold and within comforts of tourists. For those who like snow, you can still enjoy the snowfall, until the mid of this month.
March Moderately Cold
Moderately Cold
March experiences rise in temperature accompanied with cool breeze. The days are rather warm and sunny as compared to nights that are relatively cold. The area is enriched with many ancient temples, monasteries and structures which are worth watching, thus making it the most popular time of the year, for tourism in Mcleodganj.
April Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
April has abundant sun shine and clear skies thus making days warmer while nights can get cooler due to the cold winds. This is a suitable time for excursion to nearby places and visit to local attractions like Buddhist handicrafts, garments and thangkas. Tourists looking for enjoying the snow can do so, on higher slopes.
May Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
The level of mercury upsurges with the beginning of this month. Also the pleasant winds are successful in keeping the temperature within the bearable range. This is a good time for tourism. Tourists should expect the place to be crowded as this is the holiday season in the northern part of India.
June Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
The weather in June is perfect for exploring the place and its serene beauty. With the warm mornings and pleasant weather, you can enjoy trekking and mountain climbing in the hills of Mcleodganj. Monsoons arise with the end of this month thus giving a new life to nature.
Month Climate Details
July Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
During this period heavy rainfall makes their presence thus a dip in temperature and relief from tiring summers. You can experience increased level of humidity and at times the slopes and roads can become slippery due to rains and travelling in such weather can be difficult, in such case hiring local taxis can serve your purpose. This is a perfect season for those who want to relax and rejuvenate in this natural exquisiteness.
August Pleasant
As monsoon grip the city with heavy showers, August is considered as the wettest month of the year. The overall temperature is expected to be cold thus carrying warm clothes can be a good option. This month offers limited opportunities of exciting activities like mountain climbing; horse riding etc but you can get pleasure from the picturesque view of the hills, at its peak.
September Pleasant
The rains begin to slow down but the cold days and nights dominate this month. The frequent rainfall is not of much inconvenience to the travelers, you can explore the ancient temples, monasteries and structures whereas taking up adventure activities like trekking can be risky at this point of time.
October Moderately Cold
Moderately Cold
From tourism perspective, this is the best month to visit the pretty imposing and cool tourist’s destination-Mcleodganj. The days are cool and offer pleasant environment to enjoy your holidays with friends and family. For nature enthusiasts and leisure seekers this time period is great for taking up adventures activities like trekking, which is itself wondrous opportunity tourists can enjoy here.
November Very Cold
Very Cold
In this month, you can experience a decrease in temperature and cold waves, start engulfing the area. This is also an apt time for holidaying. Tourists are advised to carry light woolen clothing as they embark on the certain sections of the city or the nearby regions. Winters are in but for enjoying snow, you need to travel at high altitudes.
December Freezing Cold
Freezing Cold
December is known for its extreme winters. With the dip in mercury level, there is a nip in the air, so tourists coming here should carry heavy woolen clothing. The place receives snowfall at the end of this month which makes it a good choice for winter activities like skiing and other adventurous sports.

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