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Tura Weather And Best Time To Visit Tura
Tura is a valley situated in the foothills of the Tura hill range in the West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. It is a mesmerizing region of aesthetic and scenic beauty, with splendid views of lush greenery and vast golden plains of neighbouring Bangladesh that can be viewed from the hills in the region. Walking through the wilderness of Tura will often feel like a walk among the clouds; an experience worthy of being reminisced for the rest of your life. Situated at a height of about 350 metres above sea level, the weather in Tura remains moderately pleasant almost all year long. Read on to find out about the best times to visit when travelling to Tura.
Summers are usually the top tourist season in Tura. The weather is predominantly warm and pleasant during these months, with temperatures ranging between 16-30⁰C. The overall moderate climatic allows visitors to explore and enjoy the spectacular beauty of Tura to their heart’s content without getting overwhelmed by extreme weather conditions. While rains are unpredictable in this part of the country, summers are usually the driest time of the year.
Monsoon (June - September)
The monsoon months in Tura receive moderate to heavy rainfall, and the weather is characterized by strong winds and occasional thunderstorms. While the beauty of Tura increases manifold during this season, it may not be a preferable time for most travellers to visit due to persistent rainfall. Flooding is also quite common in the popular tourist spots like the Siju Cave and the national parks in the region.
Winter (October - March)
The average temperature during the winter season in Tura ranges between 4-15⁰C. While the weather can occasionally get chilly, it mostly remains pleasant enough to plan a trip during this time. The Wangala Harvest Festival also takes place in the winter months and only adds to the charm of the town. Most tourist favourites like the Siju caves and the sanctuaries remain open in the winters as well, allowing visitors to not miss out on anything if they travel in these months.