What is the best time to visit Kaza?

Kaza, known as a cold desert, is freezing during winters with temperature dipping below freezing point. The main entry points, Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass, both remain close from October end onwards until June due to heavy snowfall. January is recorded as the coldest month of the year with nail-biting figure averaging to -37 degrees. Considered as one of the coldest places in India, Kaza enjoys a very pleasant weather to laze around or to go adventurous during summers. If you are packing your bags to relish the beauty of Kaza, months from May to October is an ideal season. Do not forget to pack light woollens with temperature in the month of July being averaged as 13 degrees.

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Monthly Weather in Kaza

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January -10°/ -20° 8 days
February -6°/ -19° 2 days
March -3°/ -16° 8 days
April 1°/ -11° 7 days
May 6°/ -7° 7 days
June 10°/ -2° 4 days
July 14°/ 5° 6 days
August 16°/ 6° 6 days
September 15°/ 3° 1 days
October 6°/ -6° 2 days
November -1°/ -13° 6 days
December -7°/ -19° 4 days

Kaza in Summer (March - June)

The month of March marks the arrival of summer in Kaza when the temperatures rarely drop below 15 degrees Celsius by June. The days are hot but pleasant enough to venture out for touring the area and going sightseeing. Trekkers and campers can make the most out of summers in Kaza and hence, it becomes the peak season for travelling to this place. Even though the days are sunny, it is recommended to carry light woollens, since the evenings get chilly. This is an ideal time to visit Kaza.
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Kaza in Monsoon (July - September)

Although the monsoon season brings moderate to heavy rainfall, this is not exactly the best time to visit Kaza, owing to the frequent downpours and dangerous landslides.

Kaza in Winter (October - February)

Winters in Kaza, from October until February, is the least advisable time to visit Kaza owing to extremely chilly temperature and inhospitable roads. Low temperatures and extremely chilly climatic conditions restrict any sightseeing or outdoor activities. Frequent landslides and heavy snowfall during winters make it impossible for vehicles to ply the route. Only physically fit people, who are daring to go, should take the risk of a trip at this time; otherwise, it is better to avoid a journey to Kaza at this time.
Kaza, Spiti Himachal Pradesh
Kaza, Spiti Himachal Pradesh
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