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Weather in Kathmandu

The Kathmandu Valley is in the warm temperate zone and has a mild climate most of the year.

Spring (March to May) starts off relatively dry but as the weather gets warmer (22°C/15°F) in May, precipitation increases too.

Summer (June to August) is the rainy monsoon season. Visitor numbers plummet during this period as trekking routes become impassable and rain-clouds hide the views.

Autumn (September to November) is wet initially, but as the season progresses, warm days and clear skies make Autumn the prime trekking season in the Everest and Annapurna regions.

Winter (December to February) is dry and cold. Temperatures hover around 10°C (50°F) to 13°C (55°F).

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Sunday
Sunny
Sunny skies
28
°C
1.4
5
wsw
0-20%
1016 mb
good
Monday
Sunny
Sunny skies
28
°C
3.7
6
wsw
0-20%
1012 mb
good
Tuesday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
27
°C
4.4
5
sw
20-40%
1011 mb
good
Wednesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
27
°C
2.4
5
ssw
0-20%
1010 mb
good
Thursday
OccLightRain
Patchy rain possible
27
°C
7.3
4
ssw
0-20%
1012 mb
moderate
Friday
OccLightRain
Patchy rain possible
28
°C
3.9
5
sw
0-20%
1012 mb
moderate
Saturday
OccLightRain
Patchy rain possible
27
°C
3
5
ssw
0-20%
1011 mb
moderate
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Last updated: 2018-09-23 13:35:50
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Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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