Nepal Weather in December

The weather in Nepal in December starts to get cold and enters the winter. The average rainfall is 14mm and the average low and high temperature are between 3-19℃(37.4-66.2℉). The range of destinations are a little limited but you can still have many places to go in this month, such as trekking, biking and cultural sightseeing. Besides, you can expect the low cost of accommodation and transportation.

The hottest cities in Nepal in December:

  Janakpur: 26℃ (78.8℉)
The coldest cities in Nepal in December:
  Daharan: -14℃ (6.8℉)

Averages for Nepal Weather in December

High Temperature
19°C (66.2°F)
Low Temperature
3°C (37.4°F)
14 mm (0.5 in)
06:37 ~ 06:54
17:08 ~ 17:19

December Temperatures in Nepal
What to Wear
You should prepare some winter clothing like padded jackets, woolen coats and warm pants. However, the low altitude areas are not that cold so you can take some thin sweater, hoodies and son on.
December Travel Guide – Where to Go & Tips

Tourism Rate: 

Chitwan National Park:

It is located in the middle of the Terai Plain. Before the independence of the Kingdom of Nepal, it was once a hunting place for the royal family and nobles of England and India. In 1973, Chitwan National Park was officially established to protect precious wildlife resources. There are a good deal of rare flora and fauna; the main animals are: Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, leopard and more than 350 species of birds.

Langtang National Park:

It is one of the untouched national parks in Nepal. It is located in the northern part of Kathmandu and is the closest highland park to the capital. It covers an area of 1,710 square kilometers. The slope of Langtang varies greatly, from the lowest 1500 meters to the 7234-meter Langtang Peak. Therefore, it has a rich ecological change, among which the most famous attractions are: Langtang Gorge, St. Lake Gossan Kunda, etc.


As a famous tourist city in Nepal, you can both appreciate the beauty of Pokhara's magnificent snow-capped mountains and unique humanities. Here, you can have the best viewpoint in Sarangkor to enjoy the majestic scenery of Annapurna Mountains, Manaslu and the sunrise and sunset of Dhaulagiri.


It is known as the “Himalaya Mountain Viewing Platform”. The average elevation is about 2000 meters and the highest point is 2176 meters. Originally, it is a small mountain town, but now it has become a resort people should not miss in Nepal. There are some gorgeous mountain hotels and resorts, suitable for sleeping, watching snow mountains and so on.

Kathmandu Valley:

Three Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur are the most famous places people should go in the Kathmandu Valley. Durbar Square means the Royal Palace Square, and each of them represents the center of each dynasty's politics and culture. These squares cover all the classical temples and palaces and symbol the highest achievements of Nepalese art and culture.

December Weather of Major Nepal Cities
Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humidity
High Low
22°C/ 71.6°F 9°C / 48.2°F 07:25/ 17:32 44
28°C / 82.4°F 12°C / 53.6°F 07:20/ 18:07 84
18°C / 64.4°F 3°C / 37.4°F 07:56/ 18:38 79
29°C / 84.2°F 16°C / 60.8°F 07:45/ 18:30 83
25°C / 77°F 11°C / 51.8°F 07:08/ 18:13 72
19°C / 66.2°F 6°C / 42.8°F 07:23/ 18:22 73
30°C / 86°F
21°C / 69.8°F 07:41/ 18:34 79
24°C / 75.2°F 11°C / 51.8°F 06:51/ 17:35 75
31°C / 87.8°F 15°C / 59°F 06:58/ 16:36 72
23°C / 73.4°F   8°C / 46.4°F 07:44/ 17:48 57
26°C / 78.8°F 13°C / 55.4°F 07:03/ 18:11 74
22°C / 71.6°F 8°C / 46.4°F 06:56/ 17:43 65
6°C / 42.8°F
19°C / 66.2°F
06:44/ 17:44