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Best time to visit Lucknow, India

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The best time to visit Lucknow is January

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

In summer, the temperature in Lucknow can rise as high as 44℃ (112℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 11℃ (51℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 8℃ (47℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Lucknow, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Lucknow falls around July, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in November instead.

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

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Lucknow seasons

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

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 Lucknow 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.

Lucknow 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 Lucknow 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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DEC

Lucknow in January

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Lucknow in February

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Lucknow in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 32%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Lucknow in April

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 40℃ (104℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 20%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Lucknow in May

  • Average temperature: 37℃ (98℉)
  • Average high temperature: 43℃ (109℉)
  • Average low temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average humidity: 22%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lucknow in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Lucknow in June

  • Average temperature: 37℃ (99℉)
  • Average high temperature: 42℃ (108℉)
  • Average low temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average humidity: 32%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lucknow in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Lucknow in July

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 157mm (6") over 20 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Lucknow in August

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 112mm (4") over 20 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Lucknow in September

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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

Lucknow in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Lucknow in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Lucknow in December

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lucknow 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 Lucknow is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 43℃ (109℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Lucknow 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 Lucknow 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 Lucknow, 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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