Nepal climate guide

Temperature in Nepal (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
18°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Nepal (Kathmandu)18
19°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Nepal (Kathmandu)19
24°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Nepal (Kathmandu)24
27°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Nepal (Kathmandu)27
29°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Nepal (Kathmandu)29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Nepal (Kathmandu)29
28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Nepal (Kathmandu)28
28°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Nepal (Kathmandu)28
28°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Nepal (Kathmandu)28
26°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Nepal (Kathmandu)26
22°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Nepal (Kathmandu)22
19°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Nepal (Kathmandu)19
Min temperature (night-time)
1°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Nepal (Kathmandu)1
3°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Nepal (Kathmandu)3
7°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Nepal (Kathmandu)7
11°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
15°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Nepal (Kathmandu)15
19°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Nepal (Kathmandu)19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Nepal (Kathmandu)19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Nepal (Kathmandu)19
18°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Nepal (Kathmandu)18
13°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Nepal (Kathmandu)13
7°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Nepal (Kathmandu)7
2°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Nepal (Kathmandu)2

Sunshine & Daylight in Nepal

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
11 hours of daylight per day in January in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Nepal (Kathmandu)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Nepal (Kathmandu)13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in Nepal (Kathmandu)14
14 hours of daylight per day in June in Nepal (Kathmandu)14
14 hours of daylight per day in July in Nepal (Kathmandu)14
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Nepal (Kathmandu)13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Nepal (Kathmandu)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
11 hours of daylight per day in November in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
10 hours of daylight per day in December in Nepal (Kathmandu)10

Rainfall in Nepal

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
2 days with some rainfall in January in Nepal (Kathmandu)2
2 days with some rainfall in February in Nepal (Kathmandu)2
2 days with some rainfall in March in Nepal (Kathmandu)2
3 days with some rainfall in April in Nepal (Kathmandu)3
6 days with some rainfall in May in Nepal (Kathmandu)6
11 days with some rainfall in June in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
16 days with some rainfall in July in Nepal (Kathmandu)16
14 days with some rainfall in August in Nepal (Kathmandu)14
10 days with some rainfall in September in Nepal (Kathmandu)10
3 days with some rainfall in October in Nepal (Kathmandu)3
1 day with some rainfall in November in Nepal (Kathmandu)1
1 day with some rainfall in December in Nepal (Kathmandu)1
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
16 mm monthly rainfall in January in Nepal (Kathmandu)16
24 mm monthly rainfall in February in Nepal (Kathmandu)24
39 mm monthly rainfall in March in Nepal (Kathmandu)39
75 mm monthly rainfall in April in Nepal (Kathmandu)75
158 mm monthly rainfall in May in Nepal (Kathmandu)158
341 mm monthly rainfall in June in Nepal (Kathmandu)341
547 mm monthly rainfall in July in Nepal (Kathmandu)547
474 mm monthly rainfall in August in Nepal (Kathmandu)474
323 mm monthly rainfall in September in Nepal (Kathmandu)323
78 mm monthly rainfall in October in Nepal (Kathmandu)78
10 mm monthly rainfall in November in Nepal (Kathmandu)10
18 mm monthly rainfall in December in Nepal (Kathmandu)18

More climate for Nepal

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in January in Nepal (Kathmandu)5
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in February in Nepal (Kathmandu)7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in March in Nepal (Kathmandu)9
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in September in Nepal (Kathmandu)11
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in October in Nepal (Kathmandu)8
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in November in Nepal (Kathmandu)6
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in December in Nepal (Kathmandu)5
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Nepal (Kathmandu)0
No heat & humidity in February in Nepal (Kathmandu)0
No heat & humidity in March in Nepal (Kathmandu)0
Low heat & humidity in April in Nepal (Kathmandu)L
Moderate heat & humidity in May in Nepal (Kathmandu)M
Moderate heat & humidity in June in Nepal (Kathmandu)M
Moderate heat & humidity in July in Nepal (Kathmandu)M
Moderate heat & humidity in August in Nepal (Kathmandu)M
Low heat & humidity in September in Nepal (Kathmandu)L
Low heat & humidity in October in Nepal (Kathmandu)L
No heat & humidity in November in Nepal (Kathmandu)0
No heat & humidity in December in Nepal (Kathmandu)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Nepal, represented by Kathmandu, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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