Climate Nepal

Nepal has a moderate climate. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Nepal is 21° degrees and there is about 1377 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 152 days a year with an average humidity of 61% and an UV-index of 4.

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Climate Nepal by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 17 21 24 25 26 24 24 23 22 19 16
Night temp. (°C) 3 5 9 12 15 17 18 17 15 11 7 4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 12 28 26 67 149 211 340 298 165 67 11 5
Days with rain 4 6 8 13 23 25 31 30 27 17 5 4
Dry days 27 22 23 17 8 5 - 1 3 14 25 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 10 12 12 12 9 10 10 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2
UV-index 3 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 3

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Best time to visit Nepal

To go to Nepal, the best time to visit is March and April and October and November. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In Nepal, June is the warmest month with 26°C and the most cold month is 15°C in January.

Nepal weather by month

What is the average Nepal weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Nepal?

Nepal lies in a straight line about 1,207 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Kathmandu).

How long is the flight to Nepal?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Nepal is approximately 2 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Nepal?

These are the largest airports in Nepal:

  • Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu
  • Pokhara Airport (PKR) in Pokhara
  • Biratnagar Airport (BIR) in Birātnagar
  • Janakpur Airport (JKR) in Janakpur
  • Taplejung Airport (TPJ) in Tāplejung
  • Gautam Buddha Airport (BWA)
  • Nepalgunj Airport (KEP)

How many inhabitants does Nepal have?

Nepal has 28,825,709 inhabitants.

How big is Nepal?

The surface area of Nepal is 147,181 km². It is 5x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Nepal?

The capital of Nepal is Kathmandu.

What is the area code of Nepal?

The area code to call Nepal is +977.

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