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Mokokchung Weather And Best Time To Visit Mokokchung
The fast growing and developing urban center in northern Nagaland is in Mokokchung. It is a municipality, a town, an increasingly important economic and political hub of Nagaland and also epicenter of the Ao tribe. After Kohima and Dimapur, Mokokchung is the third in line as the most important area of the northeastern state of Nagaland. Apart from its economic and political significance, Mokokchung is also blessed with amazing landscape and natural beauty making it a popular tourist destination. Tourists look for the ideal time to visit Mokochung and autumn season is considered the best time of the year for exploring the district.
Summer (March to June)
Unlike the greater part of the country which experiences extremely hot, unpleasant and prolonged summer, in Nagaland summer lasts fairly for a few months. The weather does tend to get hot, humid and sultry but overall it is pleasant and comfortable. The temperature remains moderate. Tourists and locals go for picnics and resorts for entertainment. Nights are pleasant and good time for taking a stroll. It is a good time to visit Mokokchung particularly for tourists who want to travel on a tight budget.
Monsoon (July to August)
Mokokchung does not experience extremely heavy monsoon showers. Rainfall is moderate and the weather changes for good. Despite pleasant weather, it is not recommended for tourists to schedule a trip to Mokokchung during monsoon. This is because rainfall is accompanied by frequent landslides. They can pose a risk to tourists. But people who love rain and wish to witness the freshness of monsoon can pay a quick visit. They can avail good packages at discounted prices.
Winter (September to February)
Winter is the longest season in Nagaland and certainly the best time of the year to visit. Temperature ranges between a comfortable 15 degrees and 25 degrees Celsius. Weather is mild and pleasant and makes sightseeing a comfortable experience for the tourists. Nights can tend to be a little chilly but enjoyable. Tourists can participate in the festivities of Nagaland particularly the Hornbill Festival. As it the best time for visiting Mokokchung, there is increased footfall during these months. Hotel booking in advance is advised to avoid disappointments.