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Best time to visit Haridwar, India

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The best time to visit Haridwar is October-November

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Haridwar such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, October-November is the best time of year to go.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 43℃ (109℉) in Haridwar. The average low temperatures in winter float around 7℃ (45℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 5℃ (41℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Haridwar, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around May. The wet season in Haridwar usually falls during the months surrounding August each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Haridwar 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

November

Most daylight

May

Haridwar seasons

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

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 Haridwar 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.

Haridwar 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 Haridwar 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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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Haridwar in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in February

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in March

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 36%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in April

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 25%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in May

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (101℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 25%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in June

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (102℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 36%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 243mm (10") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 265mm (10") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 137mm (5") over 19 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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

Haridwar in October

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in November

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Haridwar in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Haridwar 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 Haridwar is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 39℃ (102℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Haridwar 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 Haridwar 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 Haridwar, 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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