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Amarkantak Weather And Best Time To Visit Amarkantak
Amarkantak in MP is situated at a height of 3438’. It is well known for being the town from where three rivers emerge, the Narmada, Sone and Johila. It is also the town where two mountain ranges meet, the Vindhya and the Satpura. Connected on the same road that connects Katni and Jabalpur besides Rewa and Shahdol, Amarkantak is one of the holiest towns for the Hindus and finds mention in the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata as well as the Puranas. It is located 40 km from the Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary and is a part of the Biosphere known as Achanakmar Amarkantak Biosphere.
The weather in Amarkantak is temperate. The best time to visit Amarkantak is the winter, that is, between October and February. The complete details regarding the weather in Amarkantak and the best time to visit the place are placed below.
Summer in Amarkantak is not a good time to visit the place. The day brings scorching heat along with it and everyone looks for shade for protection from incessant sweating. The temperature in summer is generally between 20-38°C and very dry. There is a great need to keep one hydrated.
Since there are tall hills all around, Amarkantak receives moderate rainfall and this brings a great amount of relief in all residents. The temperature drops to between 25 and 30°C. However, the constant deluge might upset all plans for one’s sightseeing. There is a tendency for water to accumulate also, making navigation difficult. Amarkantak is best avoided during the monsoon.
Amarkantak is absolutely glorious in the winter during which the temperature remains between 8 and 28°C. Visitors find this very acceptable since walking is not at all strenuous. During the day the sun is welcome while the nights tend to be a little chilly and one will have need for woollens in order to remain comfortable.