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Sarnath Weather And Best Time To Visit Sarnath
Situated at the confluence of the Ganga and Gomti River, Sarnath is a small town located in Uttar Pradesh. It is a renowned tourist spot in the state due to the religious significance it has. Weather in Sarnath is characterized by summers, monsoons and winters where the summers are absolutely hot and monsoons are wet and rainy. The best time to visit Sarnath is during the winters when the climate is cool and pleasant and good enough for people to go sightseeing and do other activities in town. Below are the descriptions of the seasons in Sarnath so that you know when the best time for you to go on your trip is.
Summers in Sarnath are quite hot and humid and may not be the best time to visit. Temperatures during this time range from 25°C to 30°C at night to 45°C in the daytime, especially during the peak summer seasons. Dry and hot winds called ‘Loo’ blow during the summers that are highly dangerous and often people who aren’t used to it end up getting heat strokes. Although due to this not being the peak time to visit, prices at hotels are cheap.
By the time it’s July, the region starts to cool down, bringing in the monsoon season. The rains bring down the temperatures and they range from 22°C in the night to 30°C in the day. The town sees an average rainfall of 1009 mm every year and locals enjoy the pleasant weather after the scorching heat. The region has lush greenery during this time and is a good time to visit if you are okay with the rains.
Winters are the ideal time to visit Sarnath with temperatures dropping down drastically. This season that lasts from October up until March, is a great time to go sightseeing and the weather remains cool and absolutely pleasant. Temperatures during this time range from 15°C in the day to 3°C-5°C during the nights. It can get quite chilly in the nights and one must carry warm clothing. Tourists often visit during this season due to the lovely climatic conditions.