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Williamnagar Weather And Best Time To Visit Williamnagar
Williamnagar has been named after Captain Williamson A. Sangma, who was the first chief minister of Meghalaya. Situated close to the Simsang River in the East Garo Hills district of the state, Williamnagar is home to the native Garo tribe who have been here for centuries and played a key role in leading the resistance against the British rule. Williamnagar is the living embodiment of the thriving culture in this part of the state, and most visitors find this to be the true essence of Williamnagar. While the town remains pleasant almost all through the year, the winter months are usually more enjoyable with great weather. Read on to find out more about the best time to visit Williamnagar.
Summer (March – May) & Monsoon (June – September)
Unlike other northern regions of India, the summers in Williamnagar are relatively pleasant. The afternoons can be quite warm, but the temperatures dip considerably as the sun goes down. A lot of tourists visit Williamnagar during the summer months to escape the heat of the cities. Similarly, the monsoon season experiences warm months that are cooled down every time the rains come down. Compared to other regions in Meghalaya, Williamnagar does not receive as much rain and the amount can be described as moderate at best. Tourists are still advised to avoid Williamnagar during the monsoon season.
Winter (October – February)
The best time to visit Williamnagar is during the winter months; the city receives the highest tourist footfall during this time. The weather can get chilly but rarely gets too cold. The climatic conditions during these months are perfect for exploring the local attractions and enjoying the region’s key spots without worrying about unexpected rain. The Simsang Festival is the most important annual event in Williamnagar and the surrounding areas, which is celebrated in December and brings in a lot of local tourists as well.