What is the best time to visit Pachmarhi?

Pachmarhi can be visited throughout the year, though the best time to visit Pachmarhi is October to June. The summers are pleasant followed by moderate showers during the monsoon which leave the weather very attractive and enjoyable . The winters can be slightly harsh with temperatures dropping to almost 4 degree Celsius. One might also want to plan a visit around Bastar Dusshera and Navratri celebrations which can fill your experience with more light, colour and excitement.

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Monthly Weather in Pachmarhi

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 11 27
February 14 32
March 16 36
April 24 41
May 27 42
June 25 38
July 22 31
August 22 31
September 23 32
October 18 32
November 12 30
December 9 28

Pachmarhi in Summer (March - June)

With temperatures ranging between 22 and 35 degrees Celsius, this is a great time to visit Pachmarhi. Days are usually warmer than nights, and the heat is not unbearable for most since it is a hill station. The weather usually depends on the winds and humidity levels at the time. These months tend to experience high temperatures, but they also have low humidity levels, gentle breezes and occasional rain showers, thus making it seem less hot than it is.
Mountains of Pachmarhi
Mountains of Pachmarhi
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The warmest time of the year is usually late May, where temperatures can go beyond 40 degrees Celsius. This is the best time to visit for those travelling on a tight budget.

Pachmarhi in Monsoon (July - September)

Pachmarhi experiences moderate rainfall and pleasant weather at this time of the year. Temperatures usually range between 20 and 28 degrees Celsius, with an average rainfall of 785mm. During and post-monsoon, Pachmarhi looks especially gorgeous, with mist, fog and clouds all around. The entire hill station is drenched and is surrounded by lush greenery.
Monsoon is considered a great time to visit Pachmarhi because of the abundance of waterfalls and natural reserves to visit. Tourist attractions during this time include Bee Waterfall, Duchess Falls, Rajat Prapat, Mount Dhupgarh and Apsara Vihar.
Monsoon in Pachmarhi
Pachmarhi in Monsoon
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Pachmarhi in Winter (October - February)

Beginning from October, the winter season is the most advisable time for a visit to Pachmarhi. The months from October - February is a nice time for a visit when the climate is pleasant and the ambience lovely. Although temperatures can sometimes drop to as low as 4 degrees Celsius, this time of the year is the least likely to experience precipitation. Most people enjoy the cold weather and the cosy feeling of being dressed up in warm clothes, accompanied by hot beverages. Hence, it's a peak season.

During this time, several festivals are celebrated with great splendour, such as Diwali, Navratri, Pachmarhi Utsava, Christmas and New Year, which also make it a peak season for tourists. The Pachmarhi Utsava, a six-day festival held every December, consists of art exhibitions, food stalls and several cultural performances. Another significant festival celebrated in Pachmarhi is Bastar Dussehra, which is a carnival celebrated during September and October.
Khajuraho Dance Festival
Khajuraho Dance Festival
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One of the biggest festivals celebrated in Pachmarhi is the ‘Mahashivratri Mela’ (or the Mahashivratri fair) held in February, which celebrates the wedding of Hindu god Lord Shiva and Parvathi. People usually visit the Mahadev temple during this festival, and some even carry the trident to the top of the Chauragarh hill.

Located at 3,500 ft above sea level, this hill station experiences excellent weather at all times and is open for visitors throughout the year. Depending on their budget, the festivals and their convenience, tourists can be seen in Pachmarhi at all times of the year. Regardless of when you choose to travel, you are bound to have a trip filled with memories to last a lifetime!

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