Weather Pokhara

The city has a humid subtropical climate; however, the elevation keeps temperatures moderate. Summer temperatures average between 25 and 33 °C, in winter around – 2 to 15 °C. Pokhara and nearby areas receive a high amount of precipitation. Lumle, 25 miles from the Pokhara city center, receives the highest amount of rainfall (> 5600 mm/year or 222 inches/year) in the country.  Snowfall is not observed in the valley, but surrounding hills experience occasional snowfall in the winter. Summers are humid and mild; most precipitation occurs during the monsoon season (July – September). Winter and spring skies are generally clear and sunny.  The highest temperature ever recorded in Pokhara was 38.5 °C (101.3 °F) on the 4th May 2013, while the lowest temperature ever recorded was 0.5 °C (32.9 °F) on the 13th January 2012 .

 

Climate data for Pokhara (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 19.7
(67.5)
22.2
(72)
26.7
(80.1)
29.8
(85.6)
30.1
(86.2)
30.6
(87.1)
30.0
(86)
30.2
(86.4)
29.3
(84.7)
27.5
(81.5)
24.1
(75.4)
20.7
(69.3)
26.7
(80.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.4
(56.1)
15.7
(60.3)
19.8
(67.6)
22.8
(73)
24.3
(75.7)
25.8
(78.4)
26.0
(78.8)
26.1
(79)
25.1
(77.2)
22.1
(71.8)
18.0
(64.4)
14.4
(57.9)
21.1
(70)
Average low °C (°F) 7.1
(44.8)
9.2
(48.6)
12.8
(55)
15.7
(60.3)
18.4
(65.1)
20.9
(69.6)
22.0
(71.6)
22.0
(71.6)
20.8
(69.4)
16.7
(62.1)
11.9
(53.4)
8
(46)
15.5
(59.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 23
(0.91)
35
(1.38)
60
(2.36)
128
(5.04)
359
(14.13)
669
(26.34)
940
(37.01)
866
(34.09)
641
(25.24)
140
(5.51)
18
(0.71)
22
(0.87)
3,901
(153.58)
Source: Sistema de Clasificación Bioclimática Mundial