What is the best time to visit Kurseong?

March to June and September to December is the best time to visit Kurseong. Monsoons are harsh with torrential rainfal and must be avoided. The average temperature in Kurseong ranges between 10 to 25 degree celcius.

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Monthly Weather in Kurseong

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 2 19
February 2 21
March 8 22
April 14 25
May 13 26
June 11 28
July 14 27
August 16 31
September 15 26
October 10 29
November 4 24
December 4 21

Kurseong in Winter (December - February)

The winter season in Kurseong is also a season much preferred by several travellers due to the cool breeze that picks up during this time. The season lasts from November to February. The temperature during these months ranges from 3 degree Celsius to 10 degree Celsius, which makes the coldest time of the year and proves to be an escape from the heat for many. Carrying along woollens is highly recommended. During the winter season, one unique festival also stands out as worth planning your trip around if you wish to witness the local culture more closely. This festival is known as the Dasai festival which lasts for ten days. The festival is celebrated in honour of goddess Durga and is a time of great joy for many. Another such festival is Makar Sankranti or the kite flying day. Hosted in the middle of January, Makar Sankranti is a time of celebration when several kites are found colouring the sky and great feasts are held.
Winter Season, Kurseong
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Kurseong in Summer (March - May)

This is the most advisable time for a trip to Kurseong. The area is pleasant for a visit at this time, with temperatures ranging between 8 to 20 degrees Celcius. This means that the climate remains cool when compared to the rest of the country. May is considered to be the hottest month in Kurseong. There are several viewpoints offering spectacular views, snow peaks and tea plantations.
Summer Season, Kurseong, Sunset
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Kurseong in Monsoon (June - September)

This is the least advisable time to visit Kurseong owing to the frequent landslides, sometimes coupled with cloudbursts and torrential rainfall, although the cool breeze and pleasant climate allure some visitors in this offseason. Many individuals prefer to visit Kurseong during these months as the heavy rainfall received by the hill station transforms the place into something otherworldly. The town is shrouded in a thin veil of mist and the avalanche of waterworks for the hill station as the scenery, including the tea plantations, makes the hills shine greener than usual.
Monsoon Season, Kurseong, Tea Estates
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