Weather and Climate in Nepal


A landlocked country that is bordered by China in the north and India in the remaining east, south, and west is Nepal. The country is geographically divided into three regions; Himalayan region; cover and altitude above 3,353 m have alpine climate, Mountain region; is very pleasant throughout the year with cool mornings and nights in the winters and Terai region; has hot and humid climate. The natural zones of Nepal range from subtropical jungles covering the valleys in the southern part of the country to the tundra zones and eternal glaciers in the northern part where the majestic Himalayas are situated.

The months truly define the seasons of the country. The summers are little hot and damp as the monsoon rains bring moisture from the Indian Ocean in June-August, whereas you the winters are dry and cool with the Himalayas being covered with clean white snow from mid-December to February. The weather is dry and stable during spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November). However, due to Nepal’s vast range of diversified land orientation as well as its amazing climatic variation Nepal enjoys six different seasons in the following months:

 

Seasons

Nepali names

Months

Spring

Basanta

April-May

Summer

Grishma

June-July

Monsoon

Barsha

Late June-Mid September

Autumn

Sharad

September-November

Winter

Hiund

December-January

Windy

Sisir

February-March

 

These beautiful seasons, the mountains, the rivers, the forests, the places, the hospitality and nevertheless the welcoming and always smiling Nepalese are what attract travellers from the different corners of the world to come and visit Nepal once in their life.