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Kargil Weather

Kargil has both arctic and desert type climatic conditions owing to its geographical locations. Located in the Himalayan ranges, the place experiences heavy snowfall during winters and as a result most of the routes remain closed during this time. The winters in Kargil are freezing and harsh with temperatures dipping to -48� C. However, the place remains warm during the summer season while rainfall is negligible. Annual precipitation is basically in the form of snow which is very low.

Live Weather Forecast
Kargil, India -17 ℃ Sunny
Wind: 4 from the E Humidity: 80% Pressure: 1031 mb Cloud Cover: 4%
5 Days weather forecast
Day Outlook Max Min
Monday 27 Feb -2 ℃28 ℉ -9 ℃ 17 ℉
Tuesday 28 Feb -3 ℃27 ℉ -9 ℃ 15 ℉
Wednesday 01 Mar -2 ℃29 ℉ -11 ℃ 13 ℉
Thursday 02 Mar -3 ℃26 ℉ -8 ℃ 17 ℉
Friday 03 Mar -4 ℃25 ℉ -10 ℃ 14 ℉
Summer

(April to September): Even though the climate of Kargil becomes quite warm during the summer season, woollen clothes are still required. The maximum temperature recorded is around 38� C. Travellers prefer visiting Kargil during this time because of favourable climatic conditions.

Winter

(October to March): Kargil experiences extremely uncomfortable and unbearably cold winters with mercury going down to as low as -48℃. During winters the place receives heavy snowfall that results in route jams. Visitors avoid coming here during winters because of harsh climatic conditions.