Best Season / Best Time to Visit Rishikesh
Rishikesh is situated in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 532 meters above sea level. It is the first destination of Char Dham pilgrims.
Rishikesh experiences a temperate climate all round the year. The average maximum temperature in Rishikesh is 35? Celsius and the average minimum is 7? Celsius.
Summer in Rishikesh begins in March which lasts in late June. The maximum temperature recorded during summer in Rishikesh is 40? Celsius and the minimum is 29? Celsius. The climate is hot and humid during summer. There will be scanty rains during mid-June which can add up the heat.
Monsoon begins in July and it ends in mid-September. Moderate to heavy rain falls is experienced by Rishikesh during monsoon. The temperature can get at a lower level with a maximum of 27? Celsius and a minimum of 19.3? Celsius.
Winter in Rishikesh begins in November and it is extended till mid-February. Rishikesh is chilly during winter. The maximum temperature that has been recorded during winter in Rishikesh is 20? Celsius and the minimum is 5? Celsius. The temperature can touch sub-zero levels in winter nights during the months of mid-December to late-January.
The best season to visit Rishikesh
is from March to November which is also the peak season of Char Dham pilgrimage.