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Yingkiong Weather And Best Time To Visit Yingkiong
A beautiful town in Arunachal Pradesh, Yingkiong is located at an elevation of 200m and renowned for its scenic beauty. Inhabited by four chief tribes of Memba, Mishmis, Adi and Khamba, Yingkiong presents a vast cultural heritage which is quite evident in their festivals, folk dances and costumes. Yingkiong is also popular for its Mouling National Park which houses the clouded leopard, a variety of deer and the white-feathered wild duck. The climate in Yingkiong is relatively warm and subtropical with the maximum recorded temperature of 39° in summers and about 4°C in winters. A humid region, more or less, the highest rainfall recorded here is 3,116mm and its upper regions are known to receive snowfall for most parts of the year. The best time to visit Yingkiong is during winters.
Summer (March – June)
Yingkiong experiences a warm summer, and the average temperature during March through June varies between 26°C and 31°C. Most visitors prefer visiting Yingkiong with their families during the summer vacations and enjoy some peaceful time and tranquility here. You can look forward to indulging in some adventure sports like mountaineering, trekking, camping, hiking in Yingkiong during the summer months. The minimum temperature on an average stays at 14°C and hence you’d enjoy being in Yingkiong during summers as well. In addition, summers are also off-season which makes most travel expenses relatively easy to manage.
Monsoon (July – September)
Yingkiong experiences monsoons in the July month which lasts till September. During this period, the town experiences heavy rainfall and most outdoor activities stand canceled making commuting and communication rather challenging for travelers. The average measured rainfall during the monsoon season in Yingkiong is known to be about 3.31cm. Even though the town will be lush green and beautifully scenic during the rains, it is best to avoid visiting during monsoons as the region may experience landslides, floods and dangerous road conditions.
Winter (October – February)
October to February is one of the best times to visit and enjoy Yingkiong when the weather’s most pleasant. While November-December witness nice and sultry weather, January-February is comparatively humid at 67%, but still pleasantly refreshing to enjoy sightseeing tours. The average temperature during winters ranged between 10°C and 22°C, making it a perfect time to enjoy nature walks and trekking expeditions. However, don’t forget to carry your woolens as it gets really cold during the season in Yingkiong.