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Climate in Nepal

Nepal's climate is best described as Sub-Tropical Monsoon general predictable and pleasant. The monsoon is approximately from the end of June to the middle of September. 80 percent of rainfall is by this durations and remaining of the year is dry. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for the trekking, peak climbing, expedition and others.  It has been classified into between four and six seasons, which are as follows:

  1. Winter Season (December to February)
  2. Autumn Season (September to November)
  3. Summer Season (June to August)
  4. Spring Season (March to May)

Nepal has diverse climate because of the topography which ranges from sea-level 75m to 8,848m the Highest Peak of the World Mt. Everest. The southern belts of Nepal Terai remain hot most of the year and temperature decreases gradually towards North as the altitude increases. Based on our experience, we have prepared a chart which shows the approximate temperatures at different altitudes in different months.

Altitude 1500m 2000m 2500m 3000m 3500m 4000m 4500m 5000m
Month Min Max Min Max Min Max Min Max Min Max Min Max Min Max Min Max
Jan 4 20 2 18 -1 16 -2 14 -3 13 -4 12 -5 10 -12 6
Feb 7 22 4 20 2 18 1 17 -2 14 -7 12 -6 10 -12 8
Mar 9 24 5 23 2 20 1 20 -1 16 -5 14 -6 12 -8 10
Apr 10 32 8 27 5 24 1 22 0 18 -2 16 -4 14 -6 12
May 11 33 9 28 6 25 1 20 0 18 1 17 -2 16 -4 14
June 11 33 9 28 6 25 1 20 0 18 1 17 -2 16 -4 14
July 10 33 9 28 6 25 1 20 0 17 -2 16 -4 14 -6 12
Aug 10 31 10 28 6 25 1 20 0 18 -2 16 -4 14 -6 12
Sep 10 30 10 28 6 25 1 20 0 18 -2 16 -4 14 -5 13
Oct 8 39 7 26 5 24 0 19 -2 17 -4 14 -5 13 -8 12
Nov 7 22 6 24 4 22 1 18 -3 14 -5 12 -5 11 -10 10
Dec 5 21 4 20 2 18 -2 16 -4 14 -6 10 -6 10 -12 6