Best Time To Visit Dras

What is the best time to visit Dras?

The best time to visit Dras, the coldest inhabited place in India, is from June to September. During these months, the temperature in Dras remains around 15 degrees Celcius making it perfect for sightseeing. From October to May, Dras remains covered in a thick blanket of snow, with the temperatures falling to as low as -45 degrees Celcius during the winter months. It is best to avoid visiting Dras during this time.

Weather in Dras


Upcoming Dras Weather

Monthly Weather in Dras

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January -8°/ -17° 11 days
February -5°/ -16° 5 days
March 0°/ -10° 12 days
April 5°/ -5° 10 days
May 8°/ -2° 13 days
June 11°/ 3° 8 days
July 14°/ 7° 9 days
August 14°/ 7° 7 days
September 13°/ 6° 1 days
October 6°/ -1° 6 days
November 1°/ -7° 14 days
December -8°/ -18° 7 days

More about Best Time to Travel to Dras

Dras in Summer (April - June)

The sun shines bright and keeps the day at Dras warm and pleasant. The place has beautiful clear blue skies. During early April, you can walk on the frozen lake and have a clear view of the snow-capped mountains as the place recovers from winters. Average temperature during summers is 15 degrees Celcius.

Dras in Monsoon (July - August)

The monsoon months, i.e. late July till the end of August sometimes experience landslides and cloudbursts. Not an ideal time to visit the Dras valley.

Dras in Winter (September - March)

Travellers prefer to visit Dras during pre-winters. The sun shines bright and it is an ideal time for trekking. Between November to February, this place can get unbearable when the temperature drops to -22 degrees Celcius and sometimes as low as -45 degrees Celcius during peak winter season. Most trekking routes shut down during this time.

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