Best Time to Visit Gangotri

The best time to visit Gangotri is between May-June and September-November. Due to heavy rainfall in the area, visitors may face difficulty reaching the temple during monsoon season (late June to Aug). The temple usually remains open from last week of April to 2nd week of November.

Gangotri Climate

Summer: Cool during the day and cold at night.
Winter: Snow-bound. Touching sub-zero.

Average Temperature in Gangotri
MonthMax Temp.Min Temp
April3 °C0 °C
May5 °C0 °C
June14.5 °C5.9 °C
July18.2 °C10
August18 °C10.5
September16 °C8.5
October12.5 °C5.6 °C
November5 °C0 °C
Dec-MarCovered with snow

Summer: Light Woollens.
Winter: Very Heavy Woollens.

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