October to April is the best time to visit Guwahati since the city is blessed with a humid subtropical climate. One might also want to plan their visit around the Bihu festivals during April, January and September- October, to see a unique and enjoyable side of Assam.
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The Ambubachi Mela is a grand gathering in an around the Kamakhya Devi temple situated at Nilachal Hill in the city of Guwahati of Assam. Falling in the month of Asaadh of the traditional Hindu calendar, the Ambubachi Mela is a four-day celebration, which often falls in June. A prime festivity of the Shakti traditional, the Mela witnesses a torrent of Sanyasis during the festive days at the Kamakhya Devi temple, performing strict ascetic modes of devotion. Primarily, the festival is aimed at honouring the fertile richness of mother earth. The idea is celebrated as the annual menstrual cycle of Kamakhya Devi at the Kamakhya Temple during these four days, known as the Ambubachi Mela.