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Best time to visit Kangra, India

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The best time to visit Kangra is January-February

Kangra is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, January-February 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 summer, the average maximum temperature is around 38℃ (101℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 43℃ (110℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 8℃ (46℉).

The days are longest in Kangra 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. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Kangra in August. Head over there in October instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Kangra. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

October

Most daylight

May

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Kangra seasons

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

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 Kangra 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.

Kangra 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 Kangra 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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Kangra in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 6 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in February

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 51mm (2") over 8 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in March

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 30%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in May

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (99℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 24%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 6 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in June

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (101℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 29%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 6 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in July

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 88mm (3") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 122mm (5") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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

Kangra in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in November

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 31%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Kangra in December

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 34%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kangra 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 Kangra is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 38℃ (101℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Kangra 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 Kangra 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 Kangra, 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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