Best Season to Visit Cherrapunji

September to May is Best Season to Visit Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji is perhaps the only place in India, which has just one season that is monsoon. The rainfall varies from heavy to medium to light, but there is no month without rain. So, the best time to visit Cherrapunji is between the months of October and May, when the weather remains cool and pleasant for sightseeing. It's advisable to avoid a visit to Cherrapunji during the peak monsoon season.

Peak Season in Cherrapunji

March to April is Peak Season in Cherrapunji

Summer months from March to April is the peak tourist season in Cherrapunji and attracts a large number of tourists to this region to spend a summer vacation. Hotel prices are also very expensive during this season and advance booking at least one month before is recommended.

Cherrapunji Weather

Minimum Temperature in Cherrapunji


Maximum Temperature in Cherrapunji


Present Temperature in Cherrapunji

Winter Season:

Winter passes here in the months of October and lasts till the end of February. Ideally,this considered the best season to be here. The temperature lows down till 5C during this time. The normal temperature will be 15C. From checking out from the popular double-decker bridged to relishing the fourth largest fall, you can do tons of adventure activities and exploring the region. Nongkrem dance festival is the prime attraction in the month of October and November.

Summer Season:

Summer receives moderate rainfalls in Cherrapunji. Monsoon starts in the month of March and lasts till May. May is the wettest time of summer. The weather looks pretty and pleasant during this time. And this is also a great time to explore the waterfalls and Mawsmai caves surrounded here. The temperature holds an average of 15C to 20C during this time.

Monsoon Season:

In this world Cherrapunji receives the largest amount of rainfalls, and this is the second wettest city in the world. The monsoon lasts the longest period here from the month of May to September, and here they receive 11,403 mm rain falls during monsoon. The temperature ranges will be between 12C to 15C. Better to avoid Cherrapunji during monsoon, and this will be the perfect time to explore the scenic beauty of the waterfalls. As per the tourists report most of the travelers choosing hill station during monsoon and winter to get better and deep sleep if you are seeking for it choose Cherrapunji as your prime spot.