August is one of the important times of the year in Nepal. It is the mid monsoon season or rain season that sees a wet weather all over in Nepal except trans-Himalayan ranges. For those wondering how will be the weather in August in Nepal, here is a clue what Nepal looks like.
The temperature in Kathmandu remains above 30 maximum and around 15 minimum in the night and morning. Similarly Pokhara which is regard as the wettest place in Nepal has temperature range from 15 to 32 degree Celsius. While in Chitwan in southern Nepal, the highest recorded is 35.
|Weather in August|
|Kathmandu Maximum Temperature||28.7°C|
|Aggregate Kathmandu Rainfall up to||330.8mm|
|Aggregate Pokhara Rainfall up to||850mm|
|High Temperature of Chitwan||24°C|
|Low temperature of Chitwan||18°C|
|Rain fall up to||425mm|
|Possible Trekking||Mustang/Upper Mustang/Muktinath etc|
Reason: protected from the rains by the Himalayas
|Possible Tour||Cultural & City Tour|
However, due to heavy rains, most parts of Nepal, especially hilly region is full of affluent greenery. The rivers in Nepal also swell and raises in current and volume. This is the time when Europeans have vacation and they often try to come to Nepal. During this August season, the best activities in Nepal are culture tour. Trekking in almost all regions are not recommend. Due to cloudy weather, poor visibility and problems of leaches and swelling rivers.
Hence, trans Himalayan region such as Upper Mustang and Dolpo. These two destinations that don’t receive any rainfalls and are perfect for trekking. So this is one another reason to visit Nepal if you are still wondering how will be the weather in August in Nepal. Furthermore, here are the list of cultural tour that can be done in August season as well:
Similarly, if you need any guidelines contact us or you can go through Eyes On Nepal Website. We suggest you the best.