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    Nepal

    Kathmandu weather and climate

    Nepal

    Kathmandu weather and climate

     

    Day

    26 °C

     

    Night

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    50 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    5 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    82 %

     

    Day

    26 °C

     

    Night

    14 °C

     

    Precipitation

    50 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    5 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    82 %

    Weather charts for Kathmandu

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    Day temperature
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    Night temperature
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    30
    Sea temperature
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    32
    Wet days per month
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    20

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    Weather overview for Kathmandu

    Weather overview

    Kathmandu (Nepal) in general has a hot climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 17.5 °C (63.5 °F) in January to 28.5 °C (83.3 °F) in June. The least rainy month in Kathmandu is November with its 0 days of rain, the rainiest month is July, when it rains 20 days. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 20.3 °C (68.5 °F), the lowest in January with 3.7 °C (38.7 °F).

    January weather

    There is pending tourist season in Kathmandu, and the dry season is close to its peak as well. The sea temperature reaches its maximum, its value is 0.0 °C (32.0 °F), on the contrary the minimum of the day temperature can be noticed in January. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 2 days. The minimum of the night temperature is observable in this month.

    February weather

    The tourist season continues in Kathmandu, and the ongoing dry season is noticeable too. The night temperature starts to rise, with its value being 5.2 °C (41.4 °F), and the day temperature rise's start could be observed as well, the value of this measure is 20.0 °C (68.0 °F).

    March weather

    The tourist season continues in Kathmandu, and the ongoing dry season is noticeable too this month. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 24.6 °C (76.3 °F), and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 9.3 °C (48.7 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, and the number of rainy days starts to rise as well in this month.

    April weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value being 27.5 °C (81.5 °F) in Kathmandu. The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 4 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, with its value of 47 mm (1.83 in). The tourist season continues. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable. The maximum of the wind speed is observable, its value is 1.9.

    May weather

    The tourist season continues in Kathmandu. The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, and the rainfall amount continues to rise too. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 28.3 °C (82.9 °F), and the night temperature continues to rise as well, with its value being 16.4 °C (61.5 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent, with its value being 6 hours.

    June weather

    The day temperature reaches its maximum in Kathmandu, while the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 19.7 °C (67.5 °F). The wet season is about to start in June. The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 14 days, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, its value is 217 mm (8.56 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 5 hours.

    July weather

    The day temperature starts to descent, with its value of 27.4 °C (81.3 °F) in Kathmandu, while the night temperature is on its maximum, with its value of 20.3 °C (68.5 °F). The ongoing wet season is noticeable. The maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, with its value being 379 mm (14.94 in), and the maximum of the number of rainy days can be noticed as well, its value is 20 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 3 hours.

    August weather

    The wet season is taking place in Kathmandu. The rainfall amount starts to descent, with its value being 337 mm (13.25 in), and the number of rainy days descent's start could be observed too, the value of this measure is 19 days. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed in August. The humidity is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 85 %.

    September weather

    The day temperature starts to descent, with its value being 26.8 °C (80.2 °F) in Kathmandu, and the beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed as well, with its value being 18.8 °C (65.8 °F). The wet season is taking place. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 13 days, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed too. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise in September.

    October weather

    The tourist season slowly starts in Kathmandu. The descent of the day temperature can be observed, and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, the value of this measure is 14.3 °C (57.7 °F). The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 5 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 50 mm (1.98 in). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 6 hours.

    November weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Kathmandu. The descent of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 22.5 °C (72.5 °F), and the descent of the night temperature can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 8.5 °C (47.3 °F). The number of rainy days is on its minimum, with its value being 0 days, and the rainfall amount is on its minimum too, with its value of 6 mm (0.25 in). The minimum of the wind speed is observable in November.

    December weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 19.2 °C (66.6 °F) in Kathmandu, and the night temperature continues to descent as well, its value is 4.4 °C (39.9 °F). There is pending dry season, and there is pending tourist season too. The minimum of the day length is observable, with its value of 10 hours.

    FAQs

    Is January part of the dry season in Kathmandu?

    Yes, there is a dry season in Kathmandu in January with just 2 days during the month being rainy.

    What is the temperature in Kathmandu during the day in February?

    The average daily temperature in February in Kathmandu is 20.0 °C (68.0 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    Is March part of the wet season in Kathmandu?

    No, there is no wet season in March in Kathmandu - you can expect 3 days of rain during the month.

    Is it hot in Kathmandu in April?

    In Kathmandu in April, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    How windy is Kathmandu in May?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in May in Kathmandu is 1.6. It is rather a milder or unnoticeable wind, therefore it will not bother you during your holiday.

    What level of humidity is to expect in August in Kathmandu?

    Humidity in August in Kathmandu is 85 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in September in Kathmandu?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 4 hours per day in Kathmandu in September.

    What is the air temperature in Kathmandu in October at night?

    The average night temperature in Kathmandu in October is 14.3 °C (57.7 °F). Nights can be cooler, morning running can be refreshing but choose appropriate clothing, evening outdoor sitting can be pleasant but you can also be cold.

    Is November a good month to visit Kathmandu?

    November is a good month to visit Kathmandu. There are only 0 days of rain in the whole month, so you can leave your umbrella at home. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 22.5 °C (72.5 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 8.5 °C (47.3 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Kathmandu in December?

    There are 1 days, which are rainy in December in Kathmandu, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.2 days of the week, or in general - 3 % days.