What is the best time to visit Kohima?

October to May tends to be the best time to visit Kohima, the winters offering an ideal chilly vacation. The summers are characterised by heavy rainfall which almost turns into a cloudburst during the monsoons.

Weather in Kohima

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Monthly Weather in Kohima

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 8 26
February 10 27
March 14 27
April 19 28
May 21 31
June 23 30
July 24 30
August 24 32
September 24 31
October 21 31
November 14 27
December 10 26

Winter (November - February)

Kohima experiences cool and comfortable winter with the temperature ranging between 5 and 30 degrees Celcius. Infrequent snowfall is also an occurrence during these months.

Summer (March - June)

Kohima experiences hot and dry summers accompanied by rainfalls. The temperature during this time ranges between 20 to 36 degrees Celcius.

Monsoon (July - October)

Kohima looks spellbinding during the monsoon as the place covered with greenery all around. It receives adequate amount of rainfall during these months and the place generally remain drenched. However, if you do not mind a little rainfall, you can visit Kohima during this time to experience its surreal beauty.

Events in Kohima

Yemshe Festival

5th October

Celebrated by the Pachuri tribe, the Yemshe festival is done in the hope of a good harvest after a year of hard work. The Big Yemshe, is when people bond and get to know each other and young couples get engaged. During Small Yemshe, the ritual purification feast is performed. A unique event, one must experience it to see the real diversity of India.

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