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Rishikesh in December

The minimun and maximum temperature in December in Rishikesh is 6°C and 20°C respectively. The weather is generally pleasant and clear in December and you would feel chilling cold throughout the day. Heavy Woolen clothes are recommended for Rishikesh in December.

Rishikesh Weather in December

Most of the days of December in Rishikesh are very cold with fog in the atmosphere. Try to carry heavy woolen cloths. December is cold and breezy because the temperature goes down up to 8 degree Celsius in the Night and under 20 degrees Celsius during day time. Moreover even the temperature of water varies from 10 to 15 degree Celsius.

Rishikesh has continental climate, with pleasant weather throughout the year, as it is located at the foothills of Himalayas.

  • Rishikesh Summers (March to June): have an average temperature of 35°C.
  • Rishikesh Winters (November to February): give a pleasant weather with a temperature range of 19°C to 33°C.
  • Rishikesh Monsoons: offer average rainfalls during July to September.

Best Time to Visit Rishikesh

Rishikesh can be visited all through the year, may avoid the May month when the temperature reaches maximum. Rafting season is from mid September to April.

Rishikesh Temperature and Weather Details

MonthMin. TempMax. TempWeather
January5°C17°CPleasant And Clear
January is very cold in winters. Nights are chilling cold and days are foggy. January is one of the coldest months of Rishikesh with temperature hovering from 11 to 20 degrees Celsius during daytime and 5-8 degrees Celsius during night time. River water temperature also dips and gets cold.
February8° C22° CPleasant And Clear
Days are cold and pleasant but night could freezy in the month of feb in Rishikesh. February opens the door for springs with blooming flowers and shades of green. Temperature starts increasing but cool breezes, still, freshen up the moods and vigor of Rishikesh. River Rafting packages are available for booking from February as weather starts coming to terms for the expedition.
March14°C29°CPleasant And Clear
Days are sunny and pleasant with the amalgamation of cold at night. Climate remains temperate and nice to bring smiles on the faces of adventurers. The temperature varies between 20 to 30 degrees Celsius with little strokes of sunlight to spread warmth in the atmosphere.
April18°C35°CSunny And Clear
April is pleasant and sunny in the starting of the month in Rishikesh but till end it turns hot and sunny. The weather during April is apt with temperature within 30 degree Celsius in day and under 18 degree Celsius in nights. Adventurers love hitting water rapids of Ganges on their rafting boats and enjoy the stay in the camps. River Rafting packages are booked in advance during April till May and prior arrangements are made for the travelers.
May23°C39°CHot And Humid
Days are very hot and sunny in the month of May in Rishikesh you can experience humidity in the weather along riverside. The weather remains sunny but not too hot during day time and nights stay pleasant due to cool breezes.
June25°C38°CHot And Humid
June is mostly very hot and sunny with the amalgamation of humidity in Rishikesh. June brings the off side of summers when the climate gets hotter than April and May. The temperature ranges between 30 to 45 degrees Celsius.
July25°C33°CHeavy Rains
Rishikesh experience heavy rain in the month of July because its a peak season of Monsoon. The same weather remains till the Mid of Aug in Rishikesh.
Aug24°C32°CHeavy Rains
Same as July, weather in August in Rishikesh is hot and rainy. The month faces heavy rainfall in Rishikesh and one can very few tourists during this time. The water flow gets violent and generates heavy water currents in the River.
September23°C32°CCloudy And Pleasant
Sep is cloudy and pleasant in Rishikesh. infrequent rain could be expected. The climate remains pleasant. Marine Drive Rafting Point and Kaudiyala rafting point flaunts more adventurers than Brahmpuri or Shivpuri because of high grade river rapids.
October15°C30°CPleasant And Clear
October is pleasant and clear in Rishikesh. Nights could be cold. The climate gets pleasant in days and comfortably cold in nights.
November9°C25°CPleasant And Clear
Carry light woolen cloths for November month because you will experience slightly cold in the day here and freezy nights.
December6°C20°CPleasant And Clear
Most of the days of December in Rishikesh are very cold with fog in the atmosphere. Try to carry heavy woolen cloths. December is cold and breezy because the temperature goes down up to 8 degree Celsius in the Night and under 20 degrees Celsius during day time. Moreover even the temperature of water varies from 10 to 15 degree Celsius.

Rishikesh Tour Packages

Marine Drive to Rishikesh Rafting Booking
Same Day / 25 kms
Rs. 1,480.00
Shivpuri to Rishikesh Rafting Booking
Same Day / 16 kms
Rs. 980.00
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