Best Time To Visit Hemis

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What is the best time to visit Hemis?

The best time to visit Hemis is from June to the middle of October when the weather is comfortable for sightseeing. However, the famed snow leopards of Hemis can only be spotted during the winter. Winters in Hemis (October to March) is extremely cold with temperature dropping to as low as -30 degrees Celcius and snowfall most of the season. 

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Monthly Weather in Hemis

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January -9°/ -18° 2 days
February -8°/ -19° 0 days
March -1°/ -13° 2 days
April 5°/ -7° 2 days
May 7°/ -3° 1 days
June 12°/ 1° 5 days
July 16°/ 6° 6 days
August 16°/ 6° 6 days
September 14°/ 3° 1 days
October 6°/ -5° 1 days
November 0°/ -10° 0 days
December -9°/ -19° 0 days

More about Best Time to Travel to Hemis

Hemis in Summer (April - June)

This is the most advisable time for a trip to Hemis. The area is pleasant for a visit at this time, with temperatures rarely going beyond 28 degrees Celcius.

Hemis in Monsoon (July - September)

This is not exactly a good time to visit Hemis, owing to the frequent landslides, coupled sometimes with cloudbursts and torrential rainfall. Although the cool breeze and pleasant climate do allure some visitors in this offseason.

Hemis in Winter (October - March)

This is the least ideal time for a visit to the site, owing to the harsh and freezing winters, which can drop to as low as -30 degrees Celcius. This lead to the roads being closed for most of the time in this season.

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