Pokhara weather in August (Nepal)

What can you expect from the weather in Pokhara during August? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In August, Pokhara generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. August is a summer month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 26°C, while night temperatures can drop to 20°C. Often, it stands out as the year's warmest month. With this in mind, cool breathable fabrics will make navigating the heat much more bearable. Always be ready to embrace the warmth while staying cool and protected.

Pokhara in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 910 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 15 days of the month will see rainfall.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Pokhara. July typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, May, June, August and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Pokhara climate page with graphs.


Pokhara, monthly averages in August

Min Temperature 20°C  
Max Temperature 26°C  
Chance of Rain 51%  
Precipitation 910 mm  
Rainy days 15 days  

Where to go in Nepal in August

Find out more about the weather in Nepal in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Pokhara in August?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Interested in more climate information?

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