Climate in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), India

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.
* Data from nearest weather station: Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), India (0.0 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 Varanasi, 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 Varanasi, India   Copyright © 2019

Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average rainy days (rain/snow) in Varanasi, India   Copyright © 2019

Where to stay in Varanasi

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

Varanasi has a humid subtropical climate. This is a very specific climate which often occurs in areas that are slightly higher up. The summers are very hot and wet. Winter months are fairly dry. It does get colder, but temperatures below freezing and snowfall are rare.

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

  • During the month of January 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).
  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month: July, August and September.
  • Varanasi has dry periods in January, February, March, April, May, November and December.
  • On average, the warmest month is May.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.
  • July is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • December is the driest month.
Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Varanasi in India? Find out where to stay here.