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Best time to visit Aizawl, India

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The best time to visit Aizawl is March

Aizawl can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, March is the best time to go.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 33℃ (91℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 36℃ (96℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 4℃ (39℉) at night.

The sun stays up the longest in Aizawl in March, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. August sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in January instead.

For more information about when to travel to Aizawl, the monthly weather breakdown and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

March

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Aizawl seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Aizawl as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Aizawl is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Aizawl

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Aizawl for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Aizawl climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Aizawl for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Aizawl in January

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in January, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Aizawl in February

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 3 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in February, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Aizawl in March

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in March, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Aizawl in April

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Aizawl in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 178mm (7") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Aizawl in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 243mm (10") over 29 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Aizawl in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 91%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 295mm (12") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Aizawl in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 92%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 307mm (12") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Aizawl in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 90%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 233mm (9") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Aizawl in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 149mm (6") over 23 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Aizawl in November

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Aizawl in December

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Aizawl in December, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Aizawl is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Aizawl is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Aizawl is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Aizawl, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in March are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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