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Namdapha National Park Weather And Best Time To Visit Namdapha National Park
Situated in the Changlang District in Arunachal Pradesh, Namdapha National Park’s beauty cannot be described in words. Spanning over 1800 sq km, it’s a beautiful place to witness wilderness at its best with over 425 animal, bird and plant varieties to enjoy. With a diverse climate and temperatures that oscillate between 37°C-8°C, Namdapha’s weather is ever-changing and one of the best times to visit here is from October through March, when the weather’s quite pleasant. Since the park is settled under the Indo Malayan and Palearctic bio-geographical areas, it throngs with diverse species and an increase in altitude from tropical wet forestry to Monate, changes the scenery to temperate forests, alpine meadows and then recurrent snowfall.
Namdapha National Park experiences summer with temperature as good as the winter season with a fair amount of rainfall. If you are a wildlife fanatic then you’d enjoy visiting Namdapha during March through May as the pre-monsoon climate allows you to enjoy the wilderness without any weather obstacles. Summers is the second-best time of the year to visit Namdapha National Park as the rainforest blocks a large portion of the sunlight to enter its interiors.
Monsoons in Namdapha are moderate to heavy with an average annual rainfall of about 2900mm. In contrast to high altitude locales, tropical climate is more evident in Namdapha when the southwest monsoons hit the park from June through September. Whilst the rains and humidity affect the vegetation in the area, heavy showers tend to create havoc on the road conditions and spoil plans for travel or outdoor activities. Hence, it is best to avoid traveling during Monsoons to Namdapha.
Namdapha National Park is best visited during the winter months when the humid subtropical climate of the park keeps the season mild and experiences an average temperature of 25°C-8°C between November through February. You can also visit during October as the mercury rarely goes above 29°C. Winters in Namdapha are quite chilly with most of the peaks being snow-laden while the plains and valleys continue to be really cold. Given the altitude of 200m-4500m, October through February is one of the best times to enjoy being in Namdapha.