Like the rest of the country, Jim Corbett National Park enjoys a temperate climate with three main seasons: Summer, Winter and Monsoon. The exclusive wildlife of the national park has well-adapted to the changes in the seasons. The best time to visit Corbett is between the months of November to March, when the weather here is wonderful. It is an ideal time for bird watching and tiger spotting. The park remains open from 15th November to 15th June, every year and is closed for tourists during the rainy season that starts from mid-June. Opt for Jungle safari or elephant safari for wildlife viewing here at Jim Corbett.
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Winter months from November to February are perfect for a rendezvous with the wild in their territory. The minimum temperature in the morning and evening sometimes drop to 5 degree Celsius with the days remaining sunny and pleasing. Leopards can be spotted in the upper ranges. All five gates of the national park are open at this time. The level of humidity also decreases down to around 57 percent.
The region welcomes the summer months from April that remains so till mid-June. The weather is pretty hot and the temperatures rise up to 42 degree Celsius. The days are quite hot. The park is open till 15th June. In the early summers, you can surely catch a glimpse of the wildlife of the park as gradually even the heat becomes unbearable for the animals.
At this time, only Jhirna zone of Jim Corbett is open and it is an ideal time for those who wish to avoid the crowd and treat their eyes to the wonderful green surroundings. However, it is best time to avoid this time. The rains start from mid-June and continue till mid-September, brining respite to the hot land. The park is also prone to landslides and soil erosion. The humidity goes as high as 98 percent.