Nepal
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Nepal

The best time to visit Nepal is from March until May and October, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Nepal is 26°C in June and the lowest is 15°C in January.

Nepal has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Nepal or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Nepal weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 17 21 24 25 26 24 24 23 22 19 16
Precipitation (mm) 12 28 26 67 149 211 340 298 165 67 11 5

Climate data from city: Kathmandu




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Nepal weather

The Nepal weather for will be 27° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The Nepal weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Kathmandu.

Nepal 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Sunday
22 may
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27°C
14°C
39.5 mm
95%
3 Bft
WSW
11
Monday
23 may
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27°C
15°C
9.7 mm
75%
3 Bft
SE
10
Tuesday
24 may
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27°C
16°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
S
8
Wednesday
25 may
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30°C
18°C
0.3 mm
10%
3 Bft
SSW
6
Thursday
26 may
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32°C
19°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
SSW
11


Climate Nepal

Nepal has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Nepal is 21° degrees and there is about 1377 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 152 days a year with an average humidity of 61% and an UV-index of 4.

Nepal

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 17 21 24 25 26 24 24 23 22 19 16
Night temp. (°C) 3 5 9 12 15 17 18 17 15 11 7 4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 12 28 26 67 149 211 340 298 165 67 11 5
Days with rain 4 6 8 13 23 25 31 30 27 17 5 4
Dry days 27 22 23 17 8 5 - 1 3 14 25 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 10 12 12 12 9 10 10 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2
UV-index 3 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 3

Climate data from city: Kathmandu

Nepal weather by month

What is the average Nepal weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Nepal?

Nepal lies in a straight line about 9,784 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Kathmandu).

How long is the flight to Nepal?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Nepal is approximately 13 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Nepal?

These are the largest airports in Nepal:

How many inhabitants are there in Nepal?

Nepal has approximately 28,825,709 inhabitants.

How big is Nepal?

The area of Nepal is around 147,181 km². It is 8x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Nepal?

The capital of Nepal is Kathmandu.

What is the currency of Nepal?

In Nepal the Nepalese rupee (NPR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 22 May 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 7.67 Nepalese rupee
  • 1 Nepalese rupee = 0.13 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 767.20 Nepalese rupee
  • 100 Nepalese rupee = 13.03 South African rand

What is the area code of Nepal?

The area code to call Nepal is +977.