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Best time to visit Manikaran, India

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The best time to visit Manikaran is February

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Manikaran? Look no further! February is the best time to go to Manikaran due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Manikaran can rise to a maximum of 34℃ (93℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 1℃ (33℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Manikaran when the days are longest, you should visit in May. The wet season in Manikaran 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.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Manikaran. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

May

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Manikaran seasons

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

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 Manikaran 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.

Manikaran 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 Manikaran 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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Manikaran in January

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 46%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Manikaran in February

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Manikaran in March

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 72mm (3") over 13 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Manikaran in April

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 39%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 14 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Manikaran in May

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 35%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 13 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Manikaran in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 109mm (4") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Manikaran in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 297mm (12") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Manikaran in August

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 323mm (13") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Manikaran in September

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 155mm (6") over 20 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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

Manikaran in October

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • 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 Manikaran in October, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Manikaran in November

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 43%
  • 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 Manikaran in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Manikaran in December

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 39%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 3 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Manikaran is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Manikaran 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 Manikaran 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 Manikaran, 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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