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Best time to visit Chandigarh

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Summer Season in Chandigarh

The summer season experiences a hot and dry weather which extends from mid of March to mid of June. The months of May and June are the hottest months. Summers are long and experience occasional mild showers and thunderstorm. The mean daily maximum temperature during summers may rise to 37ºC and minimum temperature could reach 25 ºC, though temperature in summers could be as high as 44 ºC.

Best Time in Chandigarh

The best time to visit Chandigarh is post monsoon from August to November.

Winter Season in Chandigarh

The winter season in the city begins in the mid of November and extends till the mid of March with January being the coldest month of the year. The mean maximum temperature in this month is nearly 23 ºC, and the mean minimum temperature is around 3.6 ºC.

Monsoon Season in Chandigarh

The South west monsoon accompanied by heavy showers commences by the end of June and May, extend to mid September. Chandigarh experiences hot and humid weather during monsoon season. The annual rainfall in the city ranges from 700 mm to 1200 mm.

Events / Festivals in Chandigarh

Chandigarh city celebrates all the festivals with great enthusiasm. There are some major festivals in Chandigarh that have a great value in the life of the people of Chandigarh. These festivals are:

Baisakhi festival: This festival is an important festival celebrated in Punjab in the month of April. It is associated with the beginning of harvest season and founding of Khalsa Panth.

Chandigarh carnival: It is celebrated in the month of November each year at Leisure Valley in sector-10 to promote creativity of the people of Chandigarh. This festival is managed by Chandigarh administration.

Festival of Gardens: Earlier known as the Rose festival, it is celebrated in the month of February. The three day event witnesses several cultural events, music events and folk dances.

Teej festival: Teej festival, also known as the festival of monsoon, is organized at Rock Garden in Chandigarh. Women actively take part in the festival and various cultural programs are organized.

Accommodation in Chandigarh

There are many 5 star, deluxe and budget hotels that offer you a comfortable accommodation in Chandigarh. These hotels consist a staff that is well educated and is trained enough to cater to all the basic needs of the visitors. Well maintained and spacious rooms will make your journey more joyful and enjoyable. These hotels are located in the city center and can be reached easily by the tourists. You can reach these hotels using the bus service of Chandigarh or even by hiring a taxi.

Chandigarh Weather

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Capital City
  • Altitude

    350 m
  • STD Code

    0172
  • Best Season

    Sept - Mar
  • State/Code

    Chandigarh/1600xx
  • LANGUAGES

    Punjabi, Hindi and English
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