The visiting season is summer months from May – November with May/June being the most crowded months when the pilgrim rush is at its peak and September/October being ideal for a more relaxed spiritual journey. Due to heavy rainfall in the area, visitors may face difficulty reaching the temple during monsoon season (late June to Aug).
March to June are very pleasant with moderate climate, with average around 18°C. Summers is ideal for all sight seeing and pilgrimage.
July to mid-September are accompanied with scanty rains and also temperature drops down to 15°C. The region is prone to occasional landslides and travelling can be difficult.
November to April are chilly days with average minimum touching near 5°C. Minimum can touch sub zero levels and snow falling seen very often during winters. Badrinath temple is closed during winters for 6 months.
Ideal time to visit Badrinath is certainly during summers from May to June and then in September and October. Summers are not hot and receives maximum number of tourists.
Badrinath Monthwise Weather Details
|Badrinath in May||May marks the opening of Badrinath Shrine and start of the tourist season for Badrinath. Climate is warm during day with very less chance of rainfall. The heavy woolens are required and extra care is required for travelling with kids and old people|
|Badrinath in June||The weathers starts getting warmer making and marks best season to visit Badrinath. Snow begins to melt down and natural greens starts to blossom. An ideal month of taking up the Badrinath Yatra.|
|Badrinath in July||July is prone of heavy rainfall which can cause landslides and disrupt your journey. Snow can be enjoyed on slightly higher altitudes.|
|Badrinath in August||The area receives occasional rainfall, making August a popular month for visiting Badrinath. You can also visit Valley of flowers (best time) during your Badrinath temple visit.|
|Badrinath in September||The temperature starts to dip but September is still a popular months to visit Badrinath.|
|Badrinath in October||Winters starts from October and you may experience snowfall as well. This is the last month of the year for tourism as well as pilgrimage.|
|Badrinath in November, December, Janauary, February, March, April||The weather is extremely cold and tourism is not possible as the way to reach the pilgrim city is completely blocked by snow. Badrinath Temple is closed during these months.|