What is the best time to visit Badrinath?

Badrinath remains closed for six months from November to April. The best time to visit Badrinath is in the summer season from May to June. The temperature during this time ranges around 18 degrees Celcius making it pleasant and comfortable. Another good time to visit Badrinath is September-October which is the post-monsoon season. It is best to avoid visiting Badrinath during the monsoon season of July-August as the place is prone to landslides and cloudbursts. 

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Monthly Weather in Badrinath

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January -3°/ -11° 18 days
February 1°/ -10° 6 days
March 2°/ -8° 20 days
April 5°/ -4° 19 days
May 9°/ -2° 6 days
June 13°/ 4° 8 days
July 13°/ 7° 21 days
August 13°/ 7° 23 days
September 13°/ 5° 8 days
October 9°/ -0° 2 days
November 5°/ -5° 11 days
December 0°/ -9° 7 days

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Badrinath in Winter (November - April)

Snowfall begins at the start of November and the roads are closed due to extreme weather conditions and heavy snowfall. All the way to April, the streets are carpeted in snow as the climate reaches sub-zero level. Hence Winters aren't ideal to visit Badrinath.
Badrinath in Winter
Neelakantha Peak
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Badrinath in Summer (May-June)

Summers in Badrinath is the most pleasant and ideal time to check off this pilgrimage site off your bucket list. Even though it is summer, make sure that you carry enough woollens to keep yourself warm as the temperature hovers between 18 - 20 degree celcius. The place around this time is usually packed with tourists in large numbers. The good thing is that there is no snowfall around this time to hamper your plans.
Badrinath in Summer
Badrinath Temple
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Badrinath in Monsoon (July - August)

Monsoon in Badrinath is from July to August. July experiences cold days and chilly nights which is ideal weather for sightseeing and adventure but heavy rainfall may cause landslides and hinder your journey. August receives occasional rainfall and is one of the warmest months. The temple is usually closed in these months uptill mid of September.

Badrinath in Autumn (Mid-September - October)

September onwards the temperature starts to drop with intermittent rain, not causing much disruption. The Pilgrimage Yatra resumes by mid-September. The temperature usually ranges from 5 - 15-degree Celcius making it suitable to take the yatra.

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Badrinath, Uttarakhand
Badrinath is one of the most popular and religious holy towns of the Hindus located at Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in India.
Badrinath Shrine - Famous Hindu Temple Dedicated to Lord Vishnu
Idol of Lord Badrinath (Vishnu) in Badrinath Temple, Badrinath

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