Climate in Rishīkesh (Uttarakhand), India

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.
* Data from nearest weather station: Haridwār (Uttarakhand), India (25.0 KM).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

Average min and max temperatures in Haridwār, India   Copyright © 2019

Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Average precipitation (rain/snow) in Haridwār, India   Copyright © 2019

Where to stay in Rishīkesh

What is the best time of year to go to Rishīkesh in India

Rishikesh has only a very short season with reasonable weather. It can best be visited in Octobre and November or from the beginning of February until the end of March. However the end of March the average temperatures already rises to 40 degrees Celsius (104° Fahrenheit) compared to 25 degrees Celsius (77°F) the beginning of March.

In February and March temperatures at night can cool off to 10° C so best to bring a warm sweater and socks for the evenings.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of January, February and December you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The hottest season / summer is in April, May, June, July, August, September and October.
  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month: June, July, August and September.
  • On average, the warmest month is May.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.
  • August is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • November is the driest month.
Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Rishīkesh in India? Find out where to stay here.