Rishikesh Weather

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The climate of Rishikesh is more or less temperate, which means that tourists who do want to visit the city have the option of visiting this popular destination at any time of the year.

Rishikesh is a tourist attraction which is greatly popular among tourists, both Indian and international for good reasons. This city offers its tourists a whole plethora of activities they can indulge in during their visit which run the gamut of religious sightseeing thanks to the city's importance in the Hindu culture as well as adventure sports which are sure to delight any adrenaline junky out there. Tourists coming to this place in the winter season will find that they have made the right choice since the city comes alive during the winters. The summer season in this hill station is not as intense as in the plains of North India, but the combination of the temperature and the rise in the levels of humidity mean that there will be tourists, especially those coming from colder places, who could possibly be uncomfortable during this season. The rainy season means that going outdoors will be a limited option at best.


October to February - The winters in the city of Rishikesh start in the month of October and go on till the month of February, enveloping the city in a cool temperature which is inviting to one and all.


March to June -From March and onwards till the month of June, the summer season in Rishikesh brings with it comfortable day time and night time temperature for tourists to enjoy.


Julyto September – ishikesh’s monsoons bring with them a significant rise in the levels of humidity as the rain’s intensity escalates into frequent precipitation.

Weather By Month

Month Climate Details
January Very Cold
Very Cold
The month of January is definitely among the coldest months which the city of Rishikesh experiences. The day time temperatures are rather comfortable thanks to the warm sunshine which permeates the fog enveloping city but the night time temperatures are rather cold, so tourists are advised to make sure they have proper woolen clothing.
February Pleasant
February sees the weather of Rishikesh become rather temperate and pleasant. The day time temperature is a little warm, making this month ideal for those tourists who are visiting Rishikesh in order to go out and see all the various sightseeing attractions found all over this religious tourist destination.
March Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
The temperature in the month of March is warm both during the day time and the night time. This makes March one of the best times for tourists visiting Rishikesh because the weather makes it possible for them to not only check out all the different sightseeing attractions but to also enjoy all the various adventure activities that this city brings to all those who visit it.
April Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
The weather during April begins to heat up to a moderately hot temperature, with the day time temperature in the city rising to levels which are still within the comfort range of many tourists, meaning they can go out to enjoy tourist attractions which the city of Rishikesh is known for. The clear skies mean that the adventure sports enthusiasts will be able to indulge in their chosen activity easily.
May Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
This month is known as the hottest in the entire year since the bright sunshine heats up the entire region. It can cause a significant problem for those tourists who hail from colder regions since they will have a very limited number of options when it comes to checking out the different sightseeing attractions which they want to go and visit.
June Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
The heat during the month of June might be a little more than what many tourists who come to the city of Rishikesh might be expecting, or prepared for. It is during this month that the ice which is located at the source of the rivers surrounding Rishikesh begins to melt, raising the water levels, thereby making adventure sports an even less probable outdoor activity.
Month Climate Details
July Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
This month sees a large number of people having to amend their vacation plans since the frequency of rainy days in Rishikesh throughout this month begins to increase to a level wherein outdoor plans made by tourists will be severely hindered. The adventure sports which tourists can go for are also closed during the rains.
August Rainy
The rains during monsoon season come to the city of Rishikesh in full force during this month, drenching the city and lowering the overall temperature of Rishikesh as well as the entire surrounding region. However, the non – stop rains mean that tourists, who want to go outside, be it for adventure or sightseeing, will have to postpone their plans.
September Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
The monsoon season begins winding up in September, with the rains which swept across the city in the last month slowing down in terms of intensity as well as frequency. The humidity in the air might deter certain tourists from travelling in the sun, but the natural beauty of the entire region during this time is sure to amaze one and all.
October Pleasant
The temperature begins to cool down, thanks in part to the intermittent post' monsoon rain which not only brings down the temperature levels but also keeps the climate humid. The combination of the abundant natural beauty of Rishikesh and its surrounding environs with all the sightseeing tourist attractions and the adventure activities makes this month one of the very best for tourists to visit the city.
November Pleasant
This month offers tourists coming to Rishikesh the very best weather for them to enjoy the verdant beauty as well as the numerous tourist attractions which the city is renowned for. This month sees a large influx of tourists coming to the city in the form of adventure sport excursions and pilgrimages as well.
December Moderately Cold
Moderately Cold
The day time temperature is comfortable, thanks to the mild sunshine but the night time temperatures drop to rather chilly levels. Therefore, tourists are advised to make sure that they are carrying an adequate quantity as well as quality of clothing which can protect them from the cold temperatures of this region.

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