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Kangra Weather And Best Time To Visit Kangra
Established at the foothills of the Shivalik range, right by the exotic Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh, is the picturesque town of Kangra. Popular for its natural beauty, Kangra is one of the most visited destinations for a pleasant and relaxed vacation. The weather in Kangra is like any other in the state of Himachal Pradesh; the winters are extremely cold and monsoons are slightly chilly with cold showers in the region. The best time to visit Kangra is during the summers, as the climate is warm and pleasant at the same time, making it just right! Read on to know which season is the best for you to visit this beautiful hill station.
Summers in Kangra starts to set in during the last week of March, with the sun beaming in by the start of April and staying all the way until June. The weather during this season is warm, but also pleasant during the day and cool during the night. Temperatures rise to a maximum average of 35°C and a minimum of 20°C-25°C in the night. This is the best time to indulge in adventure sports and go sightseeing, due to the favourable weather. With Buddha Purnima falling in the month of April, Kangra gives out festive vibes during the summer which is worth visiting for.
The months from July until the end of September in Kangra, see heavy showers that make the region completely wet. Temperatures in monsoon in Kangra rise to a high of 25°C and drop to a low of 15°C-18°C, making the atmosphere cold and foggy. The beauty of Kangra during this season is absolutely breathtaking. The fog clad mountains, lush greenery due to the pouring rains, and the sound of rain in your ears while you sip on your tea is an experience to cherish. Although the region is highly scenic during this time, one must be careful while traveling in the monsoons, due to slippery roads and landslides.
The rain starts to subside in the month of September, bringing in the winter around the first week of October that lasts until February. This is the longest season in the region and very much predominant. Temperatures range from a high of 12°C to whooping low of -5°C in the night. The weather in this season is extreme and one must travel with suitable clothing. If you love the cold, the breathtaking beauty of the snowy mountains and the chilly weather is best enjoyed during the early months of winter. But, there is heavy snowfall in January and February, making it unsafe to visit this quaint town.