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Best time to visit Harsil, India

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The best time to visit Harsil is January

Harsil is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, January is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Harsil can reach a maximum of 36℃ (97℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 3℃ (37℉) at night.

The days are longest in Harsil 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 Harsil 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.

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

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

May

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Harsil seasons

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

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 Harsil 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.

Harsil 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 Harsil 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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Harsil in January

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 6 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Harsil in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Harsil in February

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Harsil in March

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Harsil in April

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 31%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Harsil in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 30%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Harsil in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Harsil in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 224mm (9") over 26 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Harsil in August

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 232mm (9") over 27 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Harsil in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 100mm (4") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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

Harsil in October

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Harsil in November

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Harsil in December

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 39%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Harsil is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (92℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Harsil 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 Harsil 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 Harsil, 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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