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Kathmandu weather in October (Nepal)

Planning a trip to Kathmandu in October? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In Kathmandu the weather in October is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 24°C, while night temperatures can drop to 15°C.

Kathmandu in October usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 89 mm for the month. Typically around 3 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 251 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. March, April, October, November and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, June, July, August and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Kathmandu, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 15°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 24°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 10%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 89 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 3 days  
HumidityHumidity 79% *  
WindspeedWindspeed *  
SunshineSunshine 251 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Katmandu, Nepal (4 KM, 2 Miles).

Where to go in Nepal in October

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 this month?

For visitors traveling to Kathmandu, 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.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Kathmandu.

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 travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.