Khopra Ridge Trek Temperature and Weather

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Khopra Ridge Trek temperature fluctuates throughout the year. Khopra Ridge Trek has two distinct seasons with favourable weather and comfortable temperatures. Spring and Autumn have the most comfortable temperatures complimented by clear sunny skies and the best mountain views. Spring months of March and April have pleasant temperatures during the day. You will have frigid temperatures at night. 

Autumn seasons from September to November demand you to be prepared for cold temperatures in Khopra Ridge. 

Before you plan your visit to the Khopra Ridge trek, let’s know more about the detailed Khopra Ridge Trek temperature and weather forecast. We have compiled a month-wise Khopra Ridge temperature to help you plan your trek. 

Khopra Ridge Monthly Temperature Details

Winter January-15°C -5°C
WinterFebruary-10°C -2°C 
SpringMarch 0°C 10°C 
SpringApril4°C 15°C 
SummerMay6°C 18°C 
SummerJune8°C 21°C 
MonsoonJuly 9°C 23°C 
MonsoonAugust°8C 22°C 
AutumnSeptember3°C 15°C 
AutumnOctober -0°C 10°C 
AutumnNovember-4°C 8°C 
Winter December-10°C -2°C 

Khopra Ridge Weather in Winter (December to February)

Khopra Ridge in winter has extreme weather conditions with frigid temperatures. At higher campsites above 4000mt, the temperature will be sub-zero. If you are well prepared and can bear the freezing temperatures, you can attempt Khopra Ridge in winter. Expect heavy snowfall as you gain elevation. However, being off-season, you can enjoy the solitude on the trail. 

December in Khopra Ridge marks the arrival of winter as snowfall intensifies especially, at higher reaches. December records a minimum of –10°C and a maximum of -2°C.

Khopra Ridge temperature in January ranges between a minimum of -15°C and a maximum of -4°C. The days will have some sunlight if the weather is clear.

Khopra ridge temperature in February is warmer as compared to January. The cold in the air is still extreme, and you must be prepared with mandatory winter gear.

February temperature in Khopra Ridge reaches the lowest of -9°C and touches an average of 8°C during the day.

Khopra Ridge Weather in Spring – March to April 

A stunning mountain peak captured from Khopra Ridge trek in Nepal.

The daytime during the Spring months is warmer than in autumn. Nights will be icy cold. The cosy tea houses guard you against the freezing temperatures of the night. 

In March, daytime temperature is between 10°C to 15°C. At night it gets chilly and the temperature reaches around 3°C  to 0°C. 

In April, the temperature in Khopra Ridge ranges between 15°C and 18°C. The night is colder than the day. During the spring months, Khopra Ridge records a minimum of 4°C

Spring is favoured by trekkers for pleasant weather, clear sunny skies, and mild temperatures. The rhododendron-covered forest is another attraction during the spring season in Khopra Ridge.


Khopra Ridge Weather in Monsoon – June to August 

Khopra Ridge in monsoon is not safe, as Nepal receives incessant rain. It becomes difficult to navigate owing to the constant rain. Although you will have the entire trail to yourself, it becomes challenging with leeches in the forest and slippery trails due to rain. 

The average maximum temperature in July is 21°C to 23°C during the daytime. The minimum temperature is recorded at around 8°C to 12°C at night. 

 Khopra Ridge Weather in Autumn- September to November

A vast expanse of floating clouds creates a captivating sight on Khopra Ridge trek.

In the autumn months, the temperature on Khopra Ridge trek remains pleasant. Hiking between September to November begins on a warm sunny day. As you plan your trek towards mid-autumn in October, the cold in the air increases and temperature further drops. 

The day temperature is recorded between 15°C and 18°C in September when the post-monsoon season begins.  At night, the campsites get chilly and the temperature drops at higher altitudes. The night temperature in September ranges between 3°C to 8°C. 

In October, the Khopra Danda weather is perfect with pleasant temperatures and clear blue skies. The day temperature is mild and tends to sit at 10°C  to 14°C. Night temperatures drop to freezing point. 

By November, the cold in the air intensifies, and you will notice a substantial drop in temperature. In October, the day temperature hovers around 5°C to 8°C, and at night the temperature drops to minus recording a minimum of -4°C. 

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