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Kohima Weather And Best Time To Visit Kohima
Kohima is the hilly capital city of Nagaland and one of the three Nagaland towns that enjoy Municipal Council status along with Mukokchung and Dimapur. It is also known as the land of Angami Naga tribe. The city is located south of Kohima district at an elevation of 1261 meters. Kohima enjoys a moderate weather all through the year, which is a welcome break from the rest of the country which experiences unbearably hot summers. Kohima is one of the few tourist destinations in India that can be still visited during the months of April and May. The best time to visit Kohima is from October to May.
Summer (March to June)
Summer in Kohima is hot and dry. The initial months of the summer season are quite pleasant and are neither too cold nor hot. It is perfect for exploring the city and for sightseeing. Tourists can indulge in outdoor activities that are gaining popularity in the region. Summer months are accompanied by occasional showers which tend to increase the humidity in the air and the weather tends to become hotter. The heat is, however, not unbearable for tourists and they can schedule a trip.
Monsoon (July to October)
Kohima in monsoon looks ravishing and boasts of a beauty that is spellbinding. It is covered with greenery everywhere and it is a sight to feast on. It is such a welcome break from the skyscrapers that most city dwellers have to deal with. Rainfall is quite heavy in Kohima which contributes to the greenery and the places remain drenched. For those who love rain can make a trip during these months. It has a surreal beauty that cannot be expressed in words.
Winter (November to February)
November to February constitutes the best time for visiting Kohima. Weather is gorgeous. Skies remain clear. There is no rainfall. Monsoon rains leave behind a freshness that is infectious. Winters are cool, comfortable and extremely pleasant. Temperature ranges between 5 and 30 degrees Celsius. The chill feels good and overall it is an enjoyable experience visiting Kohima in winters. Some parts may experience intermittent snowfall but that is not a regular feature everywhere.