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Kedarnath Weather Overview – Plan Your Kedarnath Dham Visit Wisely

Whenever you make a plan to visit to Kedarnath temple, it’s crucial to get proper information about the weather conditions of Kedarnath dham. The climate in Kedarnath can vary and have a significantly impact your Kedarnath yatra experience. This Kedarnath weather guide will provide you with essential information about the weather in Kedarnath, helping you make informed decisions for a safe and enjoyable trip.

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Seasonal Overview on Kedarnath Weather

Kedarnath in Summer (May to June)

Summer have cool and pleasant climate and is the right period to spend relaxing moments and visiting the Kedarnath dham. Summers is ideal for all sightseeing, temple visit and also for visiting nearby tourist attractions in Kedarnath. Summer (May to June) are very pleasant with moderate climate, with average around 17°C.

  • During the summer months, Kedarnath experiences a relatively mild and pleasant climate.
  • Daytime temperatures range from 15°C to 20°C, making it an ideal time for pilgrimage and trekking.

Kedarnath in Monsoon (July to September)

In Monsoons, the Landslides are common so tourists should avoid visit to Kedarnath Shrine in Monsoon season. Monsoon months are End of July, Aug and Early September. Monsoon (July to August) are accompanied with occasional rains and also temperature drops down to 12°C. Landslides are common so tourists should avoid holidaying in this season.

  • The monsoon season brings heavy rainfall to the region, increasing the risk of landslides and flash floods.
  • Pilgrims are advised to exercise caution during this period, and it’s recommended to check weather forecasts regularly.

Kedarnath in Autumn (October to November)

Kedarnath Dham in Autumn, spanning October to November, welcomes pilgrims with cool temperatures ranging from 5°C to 10°C. Characterized by clear skies, minimal precipitation, and vibrant foliage, it provides a picturesque setting for spiritual journeys. The transition from monsoon brings comfortable weather, making this season ideal for pilgrimage, outdoor activities, and soaking in the stunning colors of the Himalayan landscape.

  • Autumn is characterized by cool temperatures and clear skies.
  • Daytime temperatures range between 5°C to 10°C, making it a suitable time for pilgrimage and sightseeing.

Kedarnath in Winter (December to April)

In winters due to heavy snowfall, the Kedarnath Temple is closed and no one stays in Kedarnath. For six months (November to April) the Palki of Lord Kedarnath is transferred to a place near Guptakashi called Ukhimath and is reinstated at Kedarnath, in the month of May. It is at this time, that the doors of the temple are thrown open to pilgrims, who gather from all parts of India, for a holy pilgrimage.

  • Kedarnath experiences extremely cold weather during winter, with temperatures often dropping below freezing.
  • Heavy snowfall is common, and the Kedarnath temple remains closed during these months.

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Best Season / Best Time to Visit Kedarnath

Kedarnath has a cold climate for most part of the year and the best month for travel is May, June, September and October. Rainy Seasons should be avoided due to land slides in various areas on the route of Kedarnath.

Kedarnath Monthwise Weather Details

Kedarnath in May

Max Temperature: 14C and Minimum Temperature: 5C. Weather is Moderately Cold in May and it is bit warm and is suitable for all kinds of tourist activities in Kedarnath. Kedarnath Temple generally opens in May month. This is the month when the roads get cleared and all tourist as well as pilgrim activities can be enjoyed. Snow can be found on high altitudes.

Kedarnath in June

Max Temperature: 18C and Minimum Temperature: 9C. June is ideal for to have adventurous travels and outdoor activities, like trekking near Kedarnath. The climate starts to get warmer and the skies are partially clouded.

Kedarnath in July

Max Temperature: 17C and Minimum Temperature: 10C. Pleasant weather in July with few showers. July is the warmest month in the year but the unexpected rain that lashes the ground can cause landslides, disrupting the tourists.

Kedarnath in August

Max Temperature: 18C and Minimum Temperature: 10C. August is good for exploring the natural attractions in the region but occasional rainfall may cause hindrance in travel. The sky is rarely blue and cooling breeze keeps the environment cool.

Kedarnath in September

Max Temperature: 15C and Minimum Temperature: 8C. The nature looks fresh and beautiful. September climate is moderately cold and the natural beauty is worth sighting. Rainfall is not a common occurrence, thus adventure can be enjoyed.

Kedarnath in October

Max Temperature: 12C and Minimum Temperature: 5C. Weather is cold now with winds making difficult for pilgrims. This month is officially the last month for visiting Kedarnath, as after this month the roads are closed due to heavy snowfall.

Kedarnath in November

Max Temperature: 4C and Minimum Temperature: 0C. November offers a very cold climate and snowfall is common barring the tourists from enjoying. Heavy snowfall can cause road blocks.

Kedarnath in December

December is extremely cold. The roads are blanketed with snow and the climate is inhospitable.

Kedarnath in January

Freezing Cold with Snowfall. Max Temperature 0C January is snowbound and offers a freezing climate.

Kedarnath in February

Freezing Cold with Snowfall. February is extremely cool and often snowfall make the region not suitable for tourist activities.

Kedarnath in March

March is very cold. The outdoor is beautiful with fragrance and flowers. Winter clothes are necessary for comfortable stays.

Kedarnath in April

April is cold with cool days and very chilly nights. Temperatures starts to rise from the end of this month but some snow can be found on the ground.

Tips for Kedarnath Yatra

Check Weather Updates

  • Stay updated with the latest weather forecasts before planning your visit to Kedarnath.
  • Avoid traveling during adverse weather conditions, especially during the monsoon season.

Pack Accordingly

  • Depending on the season, pack appropriate clothing such as warm layers for winter or rain gear for the monsoon.

Plan Your Itinerary

  • Plan your itinerary considering the weather conditions to make the most of your visit.

Respect Temple Closures

  • Be aware of the winter closure of the Kedarnath temple and plan your visit during the accessible months.

Understanding of weather conditions in Kedarnath is essential for a safe and enjoyable trip. By planning accordingly and staying informed, you can make the most of your spiritual journey to this sacred destination.

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Yash Raghav

hello sir i am yash i want to visit charo dham in month of september will it be safe to travel

rishabh kowadkar

Agar kedarnath yatra mene 1 or 2 clock afternoon me suru kari tho chalega kya will they allow me?


Mujhe 30 july ko kedarnath aana hai
Koi jyada tension lene baali baat to nahi hai
Kaafi log to aate honge

Uttam Kumar Rakshit

We are plan to visit at kedarnath dham on dated 19th September 2023. Is the perfect weather in that time. Can any one share the there experience and valuable suggestion.
Appreciate in advanced.

Jai shri Shrivastava

Good evening
2august ki kedarnath & badrinath char dham yatra karna kesa rahega.please sugestion deve.

Minkal Gupta

Hi, I am Minkal Gupta
I am planning for a trip to kedarnath from 2nd April.
Can anyone suggest me whether the temple gate will open,
Or not than where can I go somewhere in kedarnath only

Prashant Bhoir
Reply to  Minkal Gupta

They will be opened from 22/4 onwards

Yogendra Kumar Sharma

October 22m kedarnath temple ka mousam kaisa rahega

Akash Chandra Maji

Hello,I am from West Bengal and planing for the Yatra with my mother in the month of October.Will it be safe and permissible?

Chaitanyamoy Ganguly

Hello , we are three Bengali adults from Hyderabad of age 75 years ) male) , 65 years ( female)and 35 years ( male). We plan to visit Kedarnath shrine by a day trip on October 27 , 2021 by helicopter ( to and fro). Please let us know how to book the helicopter tickets

Sanjeev Kumar Bakshi

Is roads of Kedarnathji are opened from delhi route on 28/02/2020.Plz reply soon.

Sanjeev Kumar Bakshi

I sanjeev kumar Bakshi would like to visit Kedarnath with my wife and 16 year old son on 28/02/2020. Is it good for us or not.Plz reply me


Hii sir aapse kuch advice lena chahta hu ki mai march 27,2020 mai kedarnath temple ka plan banaya hai kya Kedarnath band to nhi rhta please help

Reply to  Aman

Bhai ji ap ho aai ho na kedarnath March me mere ko bhi jana hai bhai khula rahta hai na bhai ji plz hepl me


I am thinking of going to kedarnath trip from tomorrow,,,, can anyone tell about the weather and ways blocked or unblock??

peter patel

I am looking to do char dham form the 23rd october, what would the weather be like? and what is recommended for this time of year, including trekking, transport, helicopters and all


I wish to go non stop from Rishikesh to Kedarnath on 9th May 2019, how much time I need by SUV, I am senior citizen do I have to carry oxygen btl.?

Reply to  Nardesh

Ha hum bhi es time jana chate h ky sahi hoga ky jana 11 may ke baad

Gajendra Singh

Dear Sy Team,
i wish to travel Yamunotri, Gangorti, kedarnath and Badrinath from 2nd Nov 2018 to 9th Nov 2018, from dehradun ( departure city). 2 adults and 1 child ( 13 yr old).
Possible to advise temples remain open during these days and safe to travel by road?


Hey Team ,

we are planning kedarnath Trip on 29th sep – 3 Oct 2018 , Is any weather warning on these duration and Rain in Himachal could affect these areas .

Please suggest


I want to visit Kedarnath on 11th – 12th august 2018, is it safe to visit by car at this time? Please suggest

Sunderland kaushik
Reply to  himani

Don’t go in month of July or August cause of landscape, rainfall,and lot of problems

Rajiv Agrawal

Which month is better to travel kedarnath and the chardham yatra , august or September?

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  Rajiv Agrawal

September is better month for yatra.

Khushal garg

I am planing to kedarnath 1 & 2 July,is it ideal time to visit ?

Debjyoti Chakraborty

1 second ago
Hii guys
I’m planning to visit char dham on 15th october, 2018.
Doj from haridwar – 17th october, 18 & return to haridwar on 26th of October , 2018 with my parents, one is 64 & another is 60. Pl. guide me should I plan it with no worries or will there be any risk ?
Also, what necessary precaution should I take?


Hi how’s the current weather in Kedarnath, we are looking at 18th May as 20th May. Please suggest

vinod sharma

i want to go to kedarnath temple from phata and we are totally 23 members, can i get helicopter service on 8th of may??


Is it possible to plan to visit Badrinath and Kedarnath in May last week keeping in mind the current weather conditions??

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  Trideepta

Hi Trideepta, Yes you can visit Kedarnath – Badrinath on May end. Weather is fine at that time to visit Chardham.


What are the one way charges for helicopter from phata to kedarnath?


am interested to visit kedarnath temple in may .how I can join which is the best and eassy way to visit

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  vijaya

Hi Vijaya, easy way to visit Kedarnath is by helicopter which can be booked online.


Can I go now means November or December? What’s about snow? And what is the minimum temperature at this time?

Hari Kiran

Hi Sir,

This month i am planning to come to kedarnath temple on 19th or 20th (By road). Is it possible for dharshan. Please let me know Sir.

Thank You.

Hari Kiran

Rohan verma

Hello team,
just want to know three things.
1. Kya Last day (closing day) pe bohot bheed hoti hai?
2. Agar deewali (19 OCt) ko jana chahun to kya bohot bheed milegi.
3. what is the helicopter one way charges per person.

please help me with these questions.

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  Rohan verma

Hi Rohan, On closing date there is normal rush, as the gates are getting closed locals comes to take Udhav Doli. You can do the darshan early in the morning and at noon. We advise you to take darshan at 19 Oct as there may be normal rush on Diwali. The helicopter charges are INR 7000/- per person.

Nipin Madan

I m going to kedarnath and badrinath in 29Sept – 04 Oct Weekend. I want to know that everything is ok there?

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  Nipin Madan

Hi Nipin, All is good at Badrinath. even President has visit Badrinath recently.


I am planning to. Visit kedarnath on 17,18th june, is it ideal time for darshan ?

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  Vishal

Yes its ideal to visit Kedarnath Dham in June month.

Sudhendu Gupta

Rating of kedarnath trek easy moderate or difficult

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  Sudhendu Gupta

The trek to Kedarnath is moderate level trek.

Mayank Tyagi

Is it the right time to go for kedarnath and badrinath yatra

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  Mayank Tyagi

Hi Mayank, it is best time to visit Badri-Kedar.


Dear sir,
I would like to know that can I visit in Kedarnath /Badrinath & Haridwar in July month or suggest me the best time for visiting.

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  TAPAS PAL

One of the best time to visit Badri-Kedar is Sept month end, when it covered with green hills. July month may have heavy rain.


what will the cost per person for char dham tour?

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  Subhash

Hi Subhash,
Chardham tour cost per person would be minimum INR 15,000/- .
Kindly check out more at
Contact us for more budget deals

ch venkateswara rao



I will come to 19 th September how is the weather conditions..

Sacred Yatra
Reply to  somashekara.

Its clear weather in Kedarnath ….

sairam devulapalli

Hi I planning to come kedarnath in this month what pony charges fixed by government

Debjyoti Chakraborty

Hii guys
I’m planning to visit char dham on 15th october, 2018.
Doj from haridwar – 17th october, 18 & return to haridwar on 26th of October , 2018 with my parents, one is 64 & another is 60. Pl. guide me should I plan it with no worries or will there be any risk ?
Also, what necessary precaution should I take?

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