Kedarnath Weather

Located at high altitudes, Kedarnath experience fluctuating climatic change. During monsoon heavy rainfall and landslides make it difficult to travel. So, one must stay updated about the Kedarnath climate on a regular basis.

Kedarnath in Summers

Kedarnath climate during summers is pleasing. Summer (May to June) shows moderate climate with average around 17C. It is the ideal time for temple visit and sightseeing.

Kedarnath in Monsoons

Tourists should avoid visiting Kedarnath Temple in monsoon season. Common landslide during monsoon makes the roads vulnerable. So, it becomes difficult for devotees to travel. End of July, August and early September are the monsoon months.  In Kedarnath monsoon months mid June to August witness occasional rains and the temperature drops down to 12C.

Kedarnath in Winters

Due to heavy rainfall the Kedarnath temple remain closed. Heavy snowfall blocks the road. For six months (November to April) deity of Lord Shiva is brought to Omkareshwar temple in Ukhimath. In the month of May the Kedarnath temple doors open and devotees can enjoy the holy pilgrimage.

Kedarnath Weather Guide

Detailed knowledge on the Kedarnath weather is a must. Go through the table below to get insight on the Kedarnath weather monthwise.

Month Weather Condition in Kedarnath
April The pleasant moderate cool climate makes it a good time for devotees to pay darshan.
May Good time for pilgrim and outdoor activities. Max Temperature: 14C and minimum temperature: 5C.
June  Climate is pleasing and a great time for outdoor activities. Max Temperature: 18C and minimum temperature: 9C.
July Weather gets warm but light refreshing showers take place. Max Temperature: 17C and minimum temperature: 10C.
August Good time to explore natural attractions but occasional rainfall may cause landslides. Max Temperature :18C and minimum temperature: 10C.
September Climate is moderately cold. Post monsoon rains also occur. Max Temperature :15C and minimum temperature: 8C.
October Weather gets cold. Kedarnath temple closes after this month. Max Temperature :12C and minimum temperature: 5C.
November, December, January, February, March Inhospitable climate and the roads get blocked due to heavy snowfall. Temperature often falls to sub zero.

Best time/season to visit Kedarnath

What is the best time or season to visit Kedarnath? This is the question that arises to most of the visitors who are planning to visit Kedarnath. The months May to June and then in September and October is the best time to visit Kedarnath. Monsoon season should be avoided to pay visit to the holy temple.

Planning to Visit Kedarnath Dham, Char Dham? Check first when the Kedarnath Temple Open. Here is the Opening & Closing Dates of Kedarnath Dham

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