What is the best time to visit Gwalior?

The best time to visit Gwalior is from October to March. However, those who don't mind little rains can also visit between July and September. The four-day Tansen Music Festival (Nov/Dec) is also a good time to visit Gwalior if you are interested in enjoying the Indian classical music performances.

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Monthly Weather in Gwalior

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 21°/ 9° 3 days
February 27°/ 11° 1 days
March 31°/ 17° 1 days
April 37°/ 22° 2 days
May 42°/ 27° 1 days
June 41°/ 29° 4 days
July 35°/ 27° 17 days
August 32°/ 25° 23 days
September 31°/ 24° 23 days
October 32°/ 21° 3 days
November 30°/ 18° 2 days
December 21°/ 9° 1 days

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Gwalior in Winter (October - February)

The winters in Gwalior is very chilling with the temperatures going below subzero level. The highest temperature ranges around 25 degrees Celcius. This is the perfect time to explore the beauty of its many monuments.

Gwalior in Monsoon (July - September)

Monsoons in Gwalior bring relief from the extreme heat of the summer. Though it is a welcome change from the hot days, the rainfall increases the humidity of the place to a great extent. The temperature ranges between 25 and 32 degrees Celcius. The nights are cooler during the monsoon.

Gwalior in Summer (March - June)

Gwalior experiences scorching hot summers with the temperature going up to 48 degrees Celcius. It is not a good time to visit the place as the high-temperature makes it difficult to go for sightseeing during the day.

Events in Gwalior

Tansen Music Festival

21st - 26th January 2019

Set in the humble village of Behat in Gwalior, the Tansen Music Festival or the Tansen Sangeet Sammelan/ Tansen Utsav is an alluring display of the art of music. The Tansen Music Festival, is a unique (Read More) four-five day festival, dedicated to pillar of Indian music, the great Tansen, and it is held at his tomb in Gwalior every year. Celebrated musicians come together and perform for sessions that go on all night. The prestigious festival was started by the Academy of Department of Culture and the Government of Madhya Pradesh to pay tribute to one of the biggest legends of Indian classical music, Mian Tansen.

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Gwalior Trade Fair

December - January

One of the largest fairs of Madhya Pradesh, this trade fair was started in 1905 by Maharaj Madhav Rao Scindia, the king of Gwalior. A unique blend of art and business the Gwalior Trade Fair has behind (Read More) it a history of 110 years. Spread over an area of 104 acres, the fair is held at the Mela Ground at the Race Course Road. The items sold range from clothes, electric appliances, pottery to cattle.

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Gwalior Photos

Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior fort
Gujari Mahal (State Archaeological Museum)

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