Amritsar Weather: Temperature and Climate
Amritsar in Punjab has a typical north – western India’s climate.
The highest maximum temperature recorded at Amritsar was 47.7 C on 21 May 1978
The lowest minimum temperature in Amritsar was 3.3 C on 25 December 1984
Winter season in Amritsar
Months of November to March mark the winter season here. The temperature falls considerably and can go beyond the freezing level to -4 degrees Celsius. The highest temperature goes up to 18 degrees Celsius in winters. New Year time is marked by 0 degrees Celsius and frost is a common sight during the months of December and January.
Current Amritsar temperature | weather today and forecast for next three days
Summer season in Amritsar
April gives way to summer season in Amritsar which lasts up to June. The climate is extremely hot and dry. The temperature is minimum at 25 degrees Celsius and maximum at 45 degrees Celsius. It remains a sweaty affair all throughout summer.
Monsoon season in Amritsar
Come July and a sigh of relief is experienced with the downpour. Mild to heavy rains occur in the July – August months. September – October is considered to be post-monsoon season and it continues to receive intermittent showers. Annual rainfall in Amritsar is about 790 millimeters (31.1 in)
Advice for travelers to Amritsar
October to April is the perfect time to visit Amritsar. October-November being the festival season owing to Guru Nanak Jayanti will be a wonderful time to experience the Bhangra Dances. January brings Lohri while April is famous for Baisakhi. May – June is not an advisable period to be at Amritsar as the heat will be unbearable. July – September has a moderately pleasant climate and can be good for sight – seeing but sudden rains may spoil your plans.