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Kedarnath in October

The minimun and maximum temperature in October in Kedarnath is 1°C and 5°C respectively. The weather is generally pleasant and clear in October and you would feel cold throughout the day. Heavy Woolen clothes are recommended for Kedarnath in October.

Kedarnath Weather in October

Weather is Cold but pleasant during the day. Best time to visit if you want to avoid crowd and long queues for Kedarnath Temple Darshan.

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Best Time To Visit Kedarnath

The best time to visit Kedarnath is September to November. Although the opening month of Kedarnath i.e May and June are also good to travel but at this time Kedarnath receives very high number of pilgrims from all around the world which makes it very hard to do darshan without avoiding long queues. For instant Darshan & to get budget hotels easily and to avoid the instant weather change, choose September & October month to visit Kedarnath temple.

In the monsoon season of July and August, Kedarnath receives frequent rainfall which makes trek route slippery, it could be dangerous for old age pilgrims. 

Kedarnath Seasons

Kedarnath in Summers (May to June): The weather is cool and pleasant during summer months. Summers are the ideal time for all sightseeing, temple visit and also for adventure activities. The average temperature is around 17°C.  

Kedarnath in Monsoons (July, August): There are occasional rains and the temperature drops till 12°C. Occasional Landslides are common during this time but it is accessible and many trekkers, pilgrims visit Kedarnath during monsoons as well.

Kedarnath in Autumn (September, October): 
The weather become pleasant and surroundings become scenic after monsoons. One of the best time to visit.

Kedarnath in Winters: (November to April): 
In winters Kedarnath Region sees heavy snowfall, causing the locals to leave town and the temple stays closed for six months. The temperatures go below sub-zero levels with heavy snowfall. For these six months the idol of Lord Kedarnath is moved to Ukhimath, a place near Guptkashi and is transferred back to Kedarnath, in the month of May. Read more here: Kedarnath in Winters


Kedarnath Temperature and Weather Details

MonthMin. TempMax. TempWeather
January-18°C-4°CCovered With Snow
January is snowbound and offers a freezing climate. Kedarnath is closed and inaccessible during January.
February-17° C-3° CCovered With Snow
February is snowbound and offers a freezing climate. Kedarnath is closed and inaccessible during February.
March-12°C1°CCovered With Snow
March is snowbound and offers a freezing climate. Kedarnath is closed and inaccessible during March.
April-3°C8°CCovered With Snow
April is very cold during evening and night and pleasant during the days. The region is covered with snow. Sometimes the yatra opens during the last week of April.
May0°C5°CPleasant And Clear
Weather is Cold during night and slightly warm during the day in May month. Kedarnath Temple generally opens in May month. This is the month when the roads get cleared and all tourist as well as pilgrim activities can be enjoyed. Snow can be found on high altitudes.
June4°C12°CPleasant And Clear
June offers pleasant weather for visiting Kedarnath Dham. It is an ideal time of the year to explore other treks around Kedarnath such as: Vasuki Tal Trek, Chorabari Lake Trek, etc. The climate starts to get warmer during the day and the skies are partially clouded but nights are still cold.
July6°C15°CCloudy And Rains
Pleasant weather in July with monsoon showers which makes the trek slightly difficult. July is the warmest month in the year but the unexpected rain that lashes the ground can cause landslides, disrupting the tourists.
Aug8°C14°CCloudy And Rains
August is good for exploring the natural attractions in the region but occasional rainfall may cause hindrance in travel. The sky is rarely blue and cooling breeze keeps the environment cool.
September3°C12°CPleasant And Clear
The nature looks fresh and beautiful after the monsoons. September climate is moderately cold and the natural beauty is worth sighting.
October1°C5°CPleasant And Clear
Weather is Cold but pleasant during the day. Best time to visit if you want to avoid crowd and long queues for Kedarnath Temple Darshan.
November-10°C4°CChances Of Snowfall
November offers a very cold climate and snowfall is common barring the tourists from enjoying.
December-15°C-2°CCovered With Snow
December is snowbound and offers a freezing climate. Kedarnath is closed and inaccessible during December.

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13 Days / 12 Nights
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