Gangotri Weather Today

gangotri glacier

The temperature in Gangotri today is cold. Generally, most of the time climate of Gangotri remains cold. It is because the height of Gangotri Temple is around 3,048 meters above sea level.

Gangotri Temple remains closed for 6 months due to heavy snowfall in the winter season and opens for 6 months in the summer season.

Here we have shared a detailed analysis of Gangotri temperature today to the upcoming 7 days. The analysis includes weather conditions like average, minimum, and maximum temperature in Gangotri Temple.

Temperature in Gangotri today

Gangotri temp today and for the next 7 days. (Weather Forecast This Week)


Gangotri Weather Today | Climate Condition

gangotri glacier

All the temples of the Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand are located at high elevations. And hence, it is normally cold weather in Gangotri in winters.

You can also visit Gangotri in Winters but the Gangotri temple is totally closed for 6 months in the winter season. Moreover, Kapaat (doors) of the temples close during the winter season.

Thus, the Char Dham yatra is carried out mostly during the summer months. From April to June when the weather is favorable for steep climbing and sightseeing tours.

And also sometimes from late September to November, when the monsoon decreases and at the start of the winter season (autumn). This is the Best time to visit the Gangotri temple.

As much as possible the rainy season for this Sacred Yatra (Tour) should be avoided. Because the roads and paths (trek) become slippery and there are circumstances of landslides are high.

Summer – Gangotri Weather in April/May/June

gangotri temple in summer season

The summer months of April, May, and June are warm, pleasant, and perfect for sightseeing in Gangotri.

In the summer, this place becomes the center of attraction for tourists. The Kapat(Doors) opening time of Gangotri temple is between April and May. these 3 months are best to visit Gangotri.

  • In Summer the average temperature is around 22°C.
  • While the range lies from 15°C to a maximum of 30°C.

Individuals visiting Gangotri at this time are here to participate in the visitation of the various temples dedicated to different deities from the Hindu religion.

Other than this, sightseeing and trekking up the various trails outspread around the town.

Monsoon – Gangotri in July/Aug/Sep/Oct

raining in gangotri

The monsoons in Gangotri start in July and end somewhere in Mid- September. From here on till November (winter time), Gangotri’s weather is at a middle ground.

And also the peak season for devotees to visit the town. The Monsoon in Gangotri brings heavy rainfall and occasional landslides which makes it not an ideal time to visit the town.

The temperature also maintains a balanced average of 18°C.

Winter – Climate in Gangotri in Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb

gangotri temple during winters

Gangotri during the winter months of November to March is covered by snow.

Due to snowfall which leads to most of the roads being blocked for individuals. You can also visit Gangotri in Winters but the Gangotri temple is totally closed for 6 months in the winter season.

In the winter season of 6 months, the Winter Temple of Gangotri is situated in Mukhwa Village (Tharali). So you can also visit the wintertime temple (Seetkaleen Niwas) of Gangotri in Mukhwa Village (Tharali).

Gangotri Weather Report for the Year 2022

gangotri temperature monthly wise

Gangotri Temperature in Detail (Monthly-wise)

Gangotri Temperature Report for the Year 2022 – Weather Forecast