Nepal's climate varies with its topography as well as altitude too. It ranges from the tropical to the arctic region. The low-land Terai region of Nepal with its maximum altitude to approximately 305m, which lies in the tropical southern part of the country, for instance, has a hot and humid climate that can rise above 45 Degree Celsius (113 Degree Fahrenheit) during summer days. The mid-land regions are pleasant same all the year round, although winter nights are cool and best for sleep in Nepal. The northern part of Nepal is mountain region, around an altitude above 3,300m has an alpine climate with considerably lower temperature in winter as can be expected to be on Minus temperature too.
Seasons of Nepal
Nepal has four climatic seasons in a year.
Spring (between March – May):
The temperature is mildly warm in low lands while moderate in higher altitudes with plenty of opportunities to have encounter with the mountain views. During spring it is also the time for flowers to blossom and the national flower of Nepal – rhododendron sweeps the ascending altitudes with its magnanimous color and beauty and more attraction to visit Nepal.
Summer (between June – August):
This is the monsoon season in Nepal. The weather is hot and wet at times. It rains almost everyday with occasional thunderstorms in the evening. Rainbow can be view sometime after rain stop. The rain spreads the pleasantness around with lush green vegetation and beauty.
Autumn (between September – November):
This is the best tourist season in Nepal so many calls September- November the tourist season as well in Nepal, with the summer gone by and the winter to set in. The weather is highly pleasant so are the mountain views can be easily viewed with open sky. This is the peak season for trekking in Nepal
as Himalaya mountain views are guaranteed so better book your flight in advance because of a lot of tourist rush here every year. This is also the season of festivities as Nepal celebrates the biggest Hindu festivals Dashain followed by Tihar. This two festivals are the biggest and make the Nepal memorable if you get chance to spend in Nepal.
Winter (between December – February):
The weather is cool, shining and the sky is clear with occasional snowfalls at higher elevations. This season is good for trekking in lower elevations of Nepal. The morning and night are cold and the days are warm when the sun rises best for trekking in Nepal during this time.
temperature & rainfall
Nepal is the country of extremes. The lowland plains of the Terai can have tropical temperatures and also the mosquitoes are found. The Himalayas can get to sub-zero temperatures, but the sun blaze can bring some warmth during the daytime, even in the mountains. The temperature of Kathmandu goes below 1 Degree Celsius (34 Degree Fahrenheit) in winter days and rises to an average of 25 Degree Celsius (77 Degree Fahrenheit) in summer days.
The average temperature in Kathmandu capital of Nepal during the four seasons:
* Spring season lies between 16-23 Degree Celsius (61-73 Degree Fahrenheit)
* Summer season lies ranges between 23-25 Degree Celsius (73-77 Degree Fahrenheit)
* Autumn season lies between 15-24 Degree Celsius (59-75 Degree Fahrenheit)
* Winter season lies between 9-12 Degree Celsius (48-54 Degree Fahrenheit)
During the rainy monsoon season between June to August, it rains to an average between 200-375 millimeters in Kathmandu, Nepal. There is occasional rainfall during the other seasons too. In an average, 1300 millimeters of rain falls in Kathmandu, Nepal every year.
Monsoon in Nepal is not the typical monsoon of Asia. Rains usually occur during the night-time leaving the sky clean and clear by the morning making the Himalayan view even more dramatic and beautiful. Some parts of the Himalayas in Manang, Mustang, Dolpo, Annapurna are in rain-shadow areas; the mountains are high enough to block the clouds. Feel free to contact us to Book your seat as soon as possible. Email us any inquiry at firstname.lastname@example.org