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Best time to visit Chandigarh, India

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The best time to visit Chandigarh is October

Want to know when to travel to Chandigarh? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, October is the best time to go to Chandigarh. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 43℃ (109℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Chandigarh is around 5℃ (41℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Chandigarh when the days are longest, you should visit in May. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Chandigarh in August – It’s the wettest month of the year.

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

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

May

Chandigarh seasons

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

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 Chandigarh 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.

Chandigarh 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 Chandigarh 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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Chandigarh in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Chandigarh in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Chandigarh in February

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Chandigarh in March

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 40%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Chandigarh in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 27%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 8 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Chandigarh in May

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (101℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 23%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Chandigarh in June

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (103℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 32%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Chandigarh in July

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 168mm (7") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Chandigarh in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 193mm (8") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Chandigarh in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 109mm (4") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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

Chandigarh in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • 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 Chandigarh 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.


Chandigarh in November

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 38%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Chandigarh in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 40%
  • 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 Chandigarh 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 Chandigarh is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 39℃ (103℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Chandigarh is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Chandigarh 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 Chandigarh, 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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