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Best time to visit Guwahati, India

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The best time to visit Guwahati is January-February

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, January-February is the best time to go to Guwahati.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 34℃ (93℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 36℃ (98℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 10℃ (51℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Guwahati are usually in May, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Guwahati in July – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Guwahati below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

May

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Guwahati seasons

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

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 Guwahati 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.

Guwahati 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 Guwahati 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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Guwahati in January

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in February

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 4 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in March

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 16 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 164mm (6") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 269mm (11") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 383mm (15") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 288mm (11") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 223mm (9") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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

Guwahati in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 77mm (3") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in November

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Guwahati in December

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Guwahati is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 34℃ (93℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Guwahati 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 Guwahati is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Guwahati, 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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