Pokhara weather in December (Nepal)

Planning a trip to Pokhara in December? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In December, Pokhara typically experiences moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. December is a winter month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 17°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around 6°C.

Pokhara in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 99 mm (show in inches) for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. Rain is expected on roughly 1 day.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures July generally stands out with the best circumstances. While May, June, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Pokhara, monthly averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 5.8°C  
Max Temperature 16.7°C  
Chance of Rain 3%  
Precipitation 99 mm  
Rainy days 1 day  

Where to go in Nepal in December

Find out more about the weather in Nepal in December 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Pokhara in December?

For visitors traveling to Pokhara, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Pokhara.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Nepal? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Nepal. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.