Summers in Haridwar (March-June)
March is considered still the ideal month because the temperature is neither too hot nor too cold. Skies are blue amidst the daytime, and in the evening, golden hues of sunset could be seen on the Ghats where the Ganga Aarti ceremony is performed. March marks the celebration of Ramnavami in Haridwar. The commencement of April marks plenty of sunshine, and days tend to get warmer than the March month. But it doesn't affect the outdoor trips. When the May months start, the temperature turns hot in the evening, but nights are relatively comfortable. It is suggested to embark on evening sightseeing during the May month in Haridwar. Tourists must-attend the evening Aarti ceremony followed by the holy bath.
In June, the Haridwar turns into complete sunshine, and days are mildly overcast. If you are planning to visit Haridwar during June, attend the Saavan festival. However, the sunshine may eradicate your plans for sightseeing because the temperature remains hot during the day. But one can pray for peace in the evening at the temple and explore old monuments.
Minimum & maximum temperature in summers: 26°C-40°C (approx.)
Tip to be noted: Wear a hat and apply sunscreen on your body if you plan for day sightseeing during summers in Haridwar.
Monsoon in Haridwar (June-September)
The arrival of the monsoon in Haridwar starts between June-September. However, the weather conditions in Haridwar during this duration changes. Roaring clouds and cobalt blue skies eradicate the warm summer winds. Downpour starts, which makes Haridwar landscapes a sight to behold. It is when the accommodation price drops because most sightseeing and activities remain shut due to heavy rainfall. However, the month of June marks the important religious gathering of Kanwar Mela. It is best to be aware in advance that July to September are the months when rainfall tends to happen in huge amounts. The average downpour days in July is 24 days (approx.), August is 25 days (approx.), and September is 21 days (approx.)
Minimum and maximum temperature in monsoon: 31°C-33°C (approx.)
Tip to be noted: Take raincoats with you if you have Haridwar in your mind for exploration during monsoon months.
Winters in Haridwar (October-February)
October is relatively an ideal time to explore the tourist places in Haridwar during the daytime. The probability of rain is minimal in October in Haridwar. Tourists must visit the Ghats where prayer is performed by the Priests, and many devotees take the plunge into the holy Ganges. With November hitting, it brings the chilly winds. The whole town gets blanketed with pleasant temperatures, and tourists couldn't resist themselves to skip sightseeing. Temperature-wise and climate-wise, it is the most ideal time to book Haridwar tour packages. A massive amount of devotees come to Haridwar to embark on a pilgrimage tour.
Between October-March, the festival of Diwali is celebrated in Haridwar with full fervor. One can plan their trip to Haridwar from December to February and expect to cover all the major sightseeings and experiences without any hitch in Haridwar.
Minimum and maximum temperature in winters: 19°C-23°C (approx.)
Tip to be noted: Don'tDon't forget to pack woolen clothes as nights are relatively cold in Haridwar during winters.