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Climate

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Last Updated On: 23/03/2015  

Generally, the climate is cold and dry and the year can be divided into three season:

1.

Summer

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March/April to June

2.

Rainy

July to September

3.

Winter

October to February/March

 

From December to February, this period is very chilly. Heavy frost occurs during this period. Snowfall generally occurs during December and January or an early snowfall may occur in November also. During this period, most of the parts of the Kullu remain under cover of snow. But the snow does not remain on the ground for a long time. The average rain fall is 80 cm. Max temperature is 38.8o C and minimum is 5.2o C in winter.


About Clothing


Whenever it rains, the weather becomes very cold as the snow range is very near in this valley, particularly in the months of March & April. During spring season, it also becomes very cold. So the visitors are advised to bring light woolen cloths with them. However, if you are wishing to visit Rohtang or high altitude then heavy woolens are required.


http://hpkullu.nic.in/ConstImg/clothing.gifThe ideal time to visit Kullu is from 2nd half of May and June. During July and August, it is rainy season. During this period the temperature falls occasionally. September to November, the period is very pleasant and very clear. The mornings and evenings are generally cold. An early snowfall may occur in November.


Heavy clothes, blankets are necessary for visitors coming during December to February. The first snow occurs generally in November-December.

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