Weather

5 Day weather forecast for the Kathmandu Valley:

Clear
Thursday <f20171130 fpm2017-11-23T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduThu, 23 Nov 2017 19:00:00 +054523pm11pm 0000326Asia/Kathmandu=1></f20171130> 0%
Clear
Tomorrow is forecast to be Cooler than today.
Clear
Friday <f20171130 fpm2017-11-24T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduFri, 24 Nov 2017 19:00:00 +054524pm11pm 0000327Asia/Kathmandu=1></f20171130> 0%
Clear
Tomorrow is forecast to be Cooler than today.
Clear
Saturday <f20171130 fpm2017-11-25T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduSat, 25 Nov 2017 19:00:00 +054525pm11pm 0000328Asia/Kathmandu=1></f20171130> 0%
Clear
Tomorrow is forecast to be Cooler than today.
Clear
Sunday <f20171130 fpm2017-11-26T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduSun, 26 Nov 2017 19:00:00 +054526pm11pm 0000329Asia/Kathmandu=1></f20171130> 10%
Clear
Tomorrow is forecast to be Cooler than today.
Clear
Monday <f20171130 fpm2017-11-27T19:00:00+05:45Asia/Kathmandu=vAsia/KathmanduMon, 27 Nov 2017 19:00:00 +054527pm11pm 0000330Asia/Kathmandu=1></f20171130> 10%
Clear
Tomorrow is forecast to be Cooler than today.

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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