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Climate in Kathmandu, Nepal

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Kathmandu

Thu   May 23
29°C | 19°C
SE 18 km/h
0.2 mm
partly cloudy and slight rain

partly cloudy and slight rain

Fri   May 24
29°C | 19°C
W 18 km/h
5.5 mm
partly cloudy and  chance of rain

partly cloudy and chance of rain

Sat   May 25
30°C | 20°C
SW 18 km/h
3.3 mm
partly cloudy and rain

partly cloudy and rain

The best time of year to visit Kathmandu in Nepal

Although you can visit Kathmandu year round the best time to visit would be from October till Mai. The months October and November are high season. Most of the big monsoon rains have disappeared, the sky is clear and the view of the Himalaya's is amazing.

Also the months December and January are great months to visit. The sky is still clear, but it will be pretty cold at night. Spring (March and April) would be the most ideal time to visit. June till September are the months with most rain (rainy season). These months are best to be avoided.

During the months of March, April, October and November you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • When is the rainy season in Kathmandu?
    Rainy season in Kathmandu occurs in the months of May, June, July, August and September.
  • Which is the warmest month in Kathmandu?
    June has an average maximum temperature of 27°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Kathmandu?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 16°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Kathmandu?
    July tops the wettest month list with 753 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Kathmandu?
    December is the driest month with 23 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Kathmandu?
    March is the sunniest month with an average of 260 hours of sunshine.

  • No idea where to travel to this year? We have a tool that recommends destinations based on your ideal conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.