Weather in Everest Region

Everest Region Weather in Four Seasons

Spring ( March till May )

One of the two ideal seasons of the year to visit the Everest region is spring. Generally, the weather is pleasant during this period, with clear blue skies and minimal clouds. Even so, rain is a possibility and it can get pretty cold at night.

March

From the beginning of March, the ice snow in the routes, lakes, passes, and valleys also starts to melt. Weather at Everest Base Camp is favorable with temperatures ranging from 7 °C during the day to -12 °C at night.

April

The days are longer and warmer, with a little probability of snowfall and clear views of the peaks. During the daytime, the average temperature is 10°C while it is on average -5°C at night.

May

May is among the best times to visit Everest Base Camp or attempt to summit Everest. The longer, warmer, and sunnier days make it easier to stroll comfortably even at greater altitudes. The temperature varies from a minimum of 0°C at night to a maximum of 15°C during the day.

Summer Monsoon ( June till August )

The monsoon season brings more than 80% of the region’s annual rainfall, while the rest of the year is comparatively dry. The Everest region’s southern and northern areas experience different rates of precipitation. For instance, the Everest Base Camp region is relatively dry with an average precipitation of about 18 inches, compared to Lukla’s average of 70 inches.

June

The first part of June does not experience significant rainfall. So, trekking until mid-June is quite doable. The weather at Everest Base Camp is quite favorable, on average being 16°C during the day and -1°C at night.

July

The Everest region experiences its warmest temperatures in July because it is the height of summer. Everest Base Camp experiences an average daily temperature of 17°C, which drops to 2°C at night.

August

The trails in the lower part of the Everest region are still muddy, steep, and damp, and the rivers and streams are overflowing. The weather is similar to the previous month, 16°C during the day and 2°C at night.

Autumn

Another great time for trekking in the Everest region is in the fall. This time of year sees the most consistent and clear weather in the Everest region. With the greenery left by the monsoon and the autumn flowers, the hills and valleys appear clear and spectacular. Trekkers can hike in comfort from a variety of routes, including high passes because the weather is neither too hot nor too cold.

September

The effect of the monsoon is still present for the first 15 days, ensuring occasional rainfall. The days are warm and reach up to 15°C, which declines up to 2°C on the nights in Everest Base Camp.

October

October is the best for trekking in the Everest region due to moderate and stable weather, very few chances of rainfall or snowfall, and incredible visibility. In Everest Base Camp, it gets as high as 12 °C during the day to a low of -6 °C at night.

November

Most days are sunny and bright, while the evenings are chilly with a light breeze. In the upper Himalayas, snowfall is possible in late November. On average, it is 6°C during the day and -12°C at night.

Winter ( December till February )

Wintertime in the Everest region is stable, dry, and has freezing temperatures. While uncommon, strong mid-latitude snowstorms occasionally sweep the area and can deposit over a meter of snow at basecamp, frequently leaving trekkers surprised. In contrast, the majority of the lower parts receive daily sunlight, making it pleasant to walk along the pathways.

December

In the early mornings and evenings around Everest Base Camp, the temperature can drop as low as -14°C. At 4°C on average during the day, the Everest Base Camp experiences normally warmer days.

January

The region experiences considerable snowfall in January, which is the peak of winter. The average nighttime temperature is -17°C. At and around Everest Base Camp, the average day temperature is 4°C.

February

Days are warmer and clearer days than in December and January. It gets as high as 4°C during the day and as low as -15°C at night.

Final Say

As the weather in the Everest Base Camp keeps changing, we strongly advise you to check the weather forecasts for your precise targeted dates on several credible sources to come up with the best conclusion.

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