Weather and Climate in Nepal

Nepal's climate varies with its topography and altitude. It ranges from the tropical to the arctic. The low-land Terai region 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. The mid-land regions are pleasant almost all the year round, although winter nights are cool. The northern mountain region, around an altitude above 3,300m has an alpine climate with considerably lower temperature in winter as can be expected.

Nepal has four climatic seasons and these are;

Spring (between March – May):
Summer (between June – August):
Autumn (between September – November):
Winter (between December – February):

Please find the average temperature in most touristic months in Nepal;

Average Temperature in Nepal (Centigrade Scale)

  Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Kathmandu 16/30 16/28 14/26 7/22 1/20 1/18 4/20 7/25 12/28
1000m 20/28 16/25 11/22 6/20 5/19 8/20 11/25 15/29 17/30
2000m 13/22 10/21 4/17 1/14 0/13 1/14 4/18 8/22 12/23
3000m 11/19 6/18 1/15 -2/13 -3/12 -1/13 2/16 5/19 8/20
4000m 1/13 -4/12 -8/8 -10/6 -12/4 -10/5 -7/9 -3/12 -2/13
5000m -3/10 -9/8 -13/6 -15/4 -20/3 -15/5 -10/7 -7/11 -3/11