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Nepal’s weather is generally predictable and overall pleasant. Despite the geographical diversity, it might be surprising that such as tiny country has so many different climate season. The tropical, temperate, and tundra climate zones are encountered in Nepal’s Terai belt, midland hills, and then alpine regions respectively. Nepal has four seasons in a year – winter, spring, monsoon and autumn.

The best time for nature lovers to visit the country is during the  spring since this is the time when flowers are in full blossom and mountain slopes are covered with beautiful and colorful flowers. sometimes clouds may disturb or heighten the mountain views. This wonderful spring season begins from early March and continues till late May. After that the monsoon begins in late May and continues till late August. Autumn starts from September to till late November, with temperate climates, clear blue skies, and extraordinary mountain views. It is yet another fine season to visit the country and the trekking season will also be in full swing. Nepal’s winter begins in late November and continues till late February.

For Nepalis, there are in fact six seasons:

Nepali Seasons Months
Spring April – May
Summer June – July
Monsoon End – June to Mid September
Autumn September – November
Winter December – January
Sisir (Windy) February – March

*The average temperature of main city of Nepal.

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 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

Note: The above chart is in Celsius.

For Uptodate Information About Weather Please Visit Government of Nepal Department of Hydrology and Meteorology Meteorological Forecasting Division