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Best time to visit Amritsar, India

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The best time to visit Amritsar is January-February

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Amritsar? Look no further! January-February is the best time to go to Amritsar due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 45℃ (114℉) in the middle of the day. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 5℃ (41℉) around January.

The days are longest in Amritsar in May, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Amritsar falls around August, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in October instead.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Amritsar, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

October

Most daylight

May

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Amritsar seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Amritsar as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Amritsar 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 Amritsar

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 Amritsar 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.

Amritsar 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 Amritsar 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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Amritsar in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 5 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amritsar in January, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Amritsar in February

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (2") over 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amritsar in February, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Amritsar in March

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Amritsar in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 29%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 8 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Amritsar in May

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average high temperature: 41℃ (106℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 21%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Amritsar in June

  • Average temperature: 37℃ (98℉)
  • Average high temperature: 43℃ (109℉)
  • Average low temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average humidity: 25%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amritsar in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Amritsar in July

  • Average temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average high temperature: 40℃ (104℉)
  • Average low temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average humidity: 46%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Amritsar in August

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (99℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 15 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Amritsar in September

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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

Amritsar in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 35%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Amritsar in November

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 30%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Amritsar in December

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Amritsar in December, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Amritsar is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 43℃ (109℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Amritsar is generally around October. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in October first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Amritsar 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 Amritsar, 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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