Srinagar weather in May (Jammu & Kashmir, India)

Planning a trip to Srinagar in May? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In May, Srinagar generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 21°C, while nights can cool down to about 9°C.

Srinagar in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 147 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 6 days of rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 238 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, May is one of the better months to visit Srinagar. May, June, September and October typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, April, July, August and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Srinagar, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 9°C  
Max Temperature 21°C  
Chance of Rain 21%  
Precipitation 147 mm  
Rainy days 6 days  
Humidity 50%  
Sunshine 238 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in India in May

Find out more about the weather in India in May 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Srinagar in May?

For visitors traveling to Srinagar, 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 May.

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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