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Best time to visit Amarkantak, India

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The best time to visit Amarkantak is November

While Amarkantak is a popular destination to visit all year round, November is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 42℃ (108℉) in the middle of the day. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 9℃ (48℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Amarkantak, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. On average it rains the most days in August, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Continue reading to find out more about when to visit Amarkantak, including the climate, seasonal info, what to pack, FAQs, and the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

May

Most daylight

May

Amarkantak seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Amarkantak

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 Amarkantak 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.

Amarkantak 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 Amarkantak 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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JUN
JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Amarkantak in January

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Amarkantak in February

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 40%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Amarkantak in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 30%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amarkantak 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.


Amarkantak in April

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (102℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 22%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amarkantak in April, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.


Amarkantak in May

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average high temperature: 41℃ (106℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 24%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 3 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amarkantak in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Amarkantak in June

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 46%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 16 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amarkantak in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Amarkantak in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 261mm (10") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amarkantak in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Amarkantak in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 262mm (10") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amarkantak in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Amarkantak in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 145mm (6") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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

Amarkantak in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 9 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amarkantak 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.


Amarkantak in November

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amarkantak 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.


Amarkantak in December

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amarkantak 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 Amarkantak is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 41℃ (106℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Amarkantak is generally around May. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in May first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Amarkantak 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 Amarkantak, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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