Weather and climate of Nepal

Weather and climate of Nepal info

Within the average extension of 200 km along north south dimension, Nepal boasts extreme climatic features ranging from southern tropical to northern alpine climatic outlook. The extremity is largely cited to topographical make up which exhibits significant altitude variation within this small spread scaling from as low as 58 m to 8848 m above the sea level .The low-land Terai region in the tropical southern limit of the country experiences a hot and humid climate with heat even scaling above 45 degree Celsius during summer. The hilly mid-land boasts pleasant and fair climate throughout the year with cool winter nights. The northern mountain region, however, exhibits alpine climate with temperature even dropping beyond zero degree Celsius. The climatic calendar of Nepal mirrors four different seasons that includes:
Spring (March-May)

During spring the temperature is pleasingly bearable throughout the country. The southern low lands are mildly warm while the mid lands and high altitude region remains moderate. This season is ideal for mountaineering attempt with majestic panorama bejeweled around the great snow giants. The season is marked with blossoming flowers and national flower of Nepal, Rhododendron sweeps the ascending altitude with magnificent beauty and color.
Summer (June-August)

Summer is also monsoon season in Nepal and the weather is often hot and wet. The Nepali sky is habitually cloudy with rainy days. The green vegetation gets pleasingly attractive during the monsoon. This season has been less attractive from tourism viewpoint as considerable number of days gets hit by rain. However, this is the best time to watch cascading waterfalls in the high mountain region and enjoy the adventure of water sports.
Autumn (September-November)

This is the best time to visit Nepal with summer gone by and the winter to set in. The weather is amazingly pleasing with dry atmosphere and mild temperature spreading all around. The trekking stuffs are best done during this season as temperature stands cool and mountain views are clear and untainted to amaze your eyes. Autumn is also marked with grand celebration of most of the Hindu festivals including Dashain, Tihar, Teej, Chath, and many among others.
Winter (December-February)

This season is largely appropriate to travel into the lower region i.e. below 3000 m of Nepal. The weather is cool with occasional snowfalls at higher elevations and the sky is promisingly clear. The morning and nights are cold while days are warm when sunny.
Clothing Tips:  The extreme climatic condition varying within this small geographical spread requires everyone to have considerable care on clothing. During June to August, lightweight and tropical clothes with umbrella are advised. Between October and March, lightweight clothes with coat for evenings are desirable. When trekking in the mountains, the high quality trekking gears with warm clothes are appropriate to handle freezing minus temperatures.
Citing to the climatic conditions spreading along the year, Everest Trail Adventure suggest September to November and March to May to be the best time to visit and explore the astounding natural phenomena of Nepal. For any queries on weather and climate of Nepal please feel easy to contact us. Everest Trail Adventure will be pleasured to assist you on the matter.