What is the best time to visit Kufri?

November to March are the best months to visit Kufri when the snowfall is at its peak. However, summer months from April till June are quite pleasant and sees a lot of travelers. For individuals looking for heaps of snow that cover the town or for a good skiing vacation, November to March may be the best time to visit. However, for those looking to just enjoy the cool air with hill station vibes, the months of April to June are well suited.

Winters months in Kufri are from November to March. The place is very cold during these months and the temperature touches subzero levels. However, these months are perfect for all the snow activities and hence you can enjoy skiing and snow-related sports during these months.

The summer season in Kufri starts in April and lasts till the end of June. With weather extremely pleasant, the temperature during this season is around 12 to 19 degrees Celcius. The time is ideal for all the outdoor activities and hence is a great time to visit the place. But since summer is the best time for nearby Shimla, Kufri sees a lot of tourists during this season.

The Monsoon showers hit Kufri from July to September. Rainfall is scanty and the temperature drops to 10-degree Celcius. It becomes slightly difficult during these months to go up to the Mahasu peak and is a low season for tourism.

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Monthly Weather in Kufri

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 7°/ -3° 2 days
February 11°/ -1° 3 days
March 13°/ 1° 6 days
April 17°/ 5° 10 days
May 22°/ 8° 9 days
June 25°/ 11° 6 days
July 20°/ 12° 27 days
August 19°/ 12° 29 days
September 19°/ 11° 23 days
October 18°/ 6° 1 days
November 15°/ 3° 6 days
December 10°/ -1° 0 days

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Kufri in Winter (November-March)

Winter in Kufri is a picture perfect white sheet of snow for excited individuals heading for a day filled with hoards of activities and a nice calm atmosphere. Although many consider this the worst time to visit due to the drop in temperature to below sub-zero levels and inaccessible routes due to weather, most are of the opinion that winters are the time when one can truly feel the charm of this quaint town. Snowfall is the most common occurrence during this season, and the chalet town atmosphere is vastly appreciated and welcomed. While at Kufri during winters, do look up the Winter Sports Festival hosted every year in February. The festival welcomes all athletes and sports enthusiasts to try their luck on the snow-covered slopes of Kufri and raises a competitive thrill in the air. The festival is also a delight to watch and sheer entertainment that leaves you reeling. The Vinayak Chaturthi and Deepavali (Festival of Lights) is also a great deal in Kufri. The locals celebrate the two festivals with rigour and devotion and an array of decorated houses, lights in the streets and firecrackers and sweets being distributed to all. 
Simla Kufri
Simla Kufri

Kufri in Summer (April-June)

The summers in Kufri are mostly felt in April, May, and June which is the summer season for most of the country. The temperatures in Kufri lie on the cooler side throughout the year with the highest temperatures reaching their peak during these months. In summers the temperature remains between 12 to 19 degrees Celsius which means that warm clothes are a necessity. Summers are pleasing and refreshing, and you can enjoy the ideal tourist activities. If you are planning a trip to Kufri during the summer months, it might be useful to note the dates of the annual Summer Festival and plan your trip accordingly. The Summer Festival is a lively occasion where the locals of Kufri put up stalls and installations to celebrate art and culture with grandeur and joy. This festival is also a great way to learn more about Kufri and its various traditions and cultural practices for those interested in the local aspect of living.
National Highway 22
National Highway 22

Kufri in Monsoon (July-October)

The monsoons in Kufri are not a lavish or hindering affair as the rainfall is scanty and few and far between. While rain may not be occasional, it does, however, give the entire town a misty outlook and leaves you in awe. The temperature during these months drops down to an average of 10 degrees Celsius. The monsoons might as well be considered somewhat of downtime for the town of Kufri and a popular destination.

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Chini Bunglow, Kufri

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