Weather

5 Day weather forecast for the Kathmandu Valley:

Thunderstorm
Thursday <f2017831 fpm2017-08-17T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduThu, 17 Aug 2017 19:00:00 +054517pm8pm 0000228Asia/Kathmandu=1></f2017831> 80%
Thunderstorm
Showers and thunderstorms. Low 20C.
Thunderstorm
Tomorrow <f2017831 fpm2017-08-18T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduFri, 18 Aug 2017 19:00:00 +054518pm8pm 0000229Asia/Kathmandu=1></f2017831> 100%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms. High 27C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%. Localized flooding is possible.
Chance of Rain
Saturday <f2017831 fpm2017-08-19T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduSat, 19 Aug 2017 19:00:00 +054519pm8pm 0000230Asia/Kathmandu=1></f2017831> 60%
Chance of Rain
Showers early then thundershowers developing later in the day. High 26C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Thunderstorm
Sunday <f2017831 fpm2017-08-20T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduSun, 20 Aug 2017 19:00:00 +054520pm8pm 0000231Asia/Kathmandu=1></f2017831> 80%
Thunderstorm
Rain showers in the morning with numerous thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 27C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday <f2017831 fpm2017-08-21T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduMon, 21 Aug 2017 19:00:00 +054521pm8pm 0000232Asia/Kathmandu=1></f2017831> 90%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
A few showers during the morning with thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 27C. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 90%.

Climate

Climatic conditions vary to a large extent in view of several geographical factors (topography and altitude). Five major climatic regions have been deciphered in Nepal, out of which Kathmandu valley falls under the Warm Temperate Zone (elevation ranging from 1,200–2,300 metres (3,900–7,500 ft)) where the climate is fairly pleasant, atypical of the region. This zone is followed by the Cool Temperate Zone with elevation varying between 2,100 metres (6,900 ft) and 3,300 metres (10,800 ft). Under Koppen’s climate classification, portions of the city with lower elevations features a mild form of a humid subtropical climate while portions of the city with higher elevations generally feature a subtropical highland climate. In the Kathmandu valley, which is representative of its valley’s climate the average temperature during the summer season varies from 28–30 °C (82–86 °F). During the winter season the average temperature is 10.1 °C (50.2 °F).

The city generally has a salubrious climate with comfortable warm days followed by the cool mornings and nights. Unpredictability of weather is expected as during winter, temperatures during the winter months have dropped to 3 °C (37 °F). The rainfall which is mostly monsoon based (about 65% of the total concentrated during the monsoon months of June to August), which decreases (100 cm to 200 cm) substantially from eastern Nepal to western Nepal, has been recorded as about 1,400 millimetres (55 in) for the Kathmandu valley and an average of 1,407 millimetres (55.4 in) specifically for the Kathmandu city. On an average Humidity is 75%.

Climate Data for Kathmandu

Climate Data for Kathmandu

Source: World Meteorological Organisation (UN)

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