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Gangotri Temperature in December

gangotri first snowfall of the winter season

There is a very cold Temperature in Gangotri Temple in Dec. Because Gangotri Temple’s height is around 3,048 meters above sea level. Hence Gangotri temperature in December remains very cold.

Here we have shared a detailed analysis of Gangotri temperature in the month of Dec. The analysis includes weather conditions like average, minimum, and maximum temperature in Gangotri.

Gangotri Temperature in December

gangotri first snowfall of the winter season

The weather conditions are quite difficult in Gangotri in December. Gangotri temperature in December drops very low below the freezing point level.

The temple is covered with a heavy layer of snow. The heavy snow is piled up in sheets and covers every inch of the town.

  • The Minimum Temperature in Gangotri is around 2°C in December.
  • The Maximum Temperature in Gangotri is around 10°C in December.
  • The Average Temperature in Gangotri is around 6°C in December.
  • The Average Precipitation/Rainfall is 51 mm in December.

Gangotri climate is quite difficult for local people as well as for all the tourists in the month of December. The temple remains closed due to inappropriate weather conditions and due to which it is inaccessible during the month of December.

As you can now understand that the weather conditions are cold in Gangotri during December. So If you are planning a trip to Gangotri in December. Get ready and be prepared with properly equipped items for the bone-chilling cold. Happy Winters!

Gangotri Temperature Today

The temperature in Gangotri right now and this week’s weather forecast.


Due to the very heavy snowfall, the Gangotri Temple remains closed for 6 months in the winter season and then opens in the summer season.

  • Gangotri Closed Season – After the next day of Diwali around mid-Nov to Dec, Jan, Feb, March, Mid April
  • Gangotri Open Season – On the day of “Akshay Tritiya” around April, May, June, July, Aug, Sep, Oct, mid-Nov.

Snowfall in Gangotri Temple

In the month of December, Gangotri Temple is covered with very heavy snow. Due to which Gangotri Temple is closed and inaccessible during the month of December.

In recent years some other nearby places to Gangotri temple-like Gori Kund, Bhagirath Shila, Kedarganga Sangam, Suryakund, Brahmkund emerge as famous winter destinations.

Some other trekking places are also being popular among the Tourists for their winter break from Nov to February.

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