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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 6 ℃ Moderate or heavy snow showers
Wind: 3 from the SSW Humidity: 68% Pressure: 1023 mb Cloud Cover: 7%
5 Days weather forecast
Day Outlook Max Min
Wednesday 29 Mar 7 ℃45 ℉ -6 ℃ 22 ℉
Thursday 30 Mar 7 ℃45 ℉ -2 ℃ 28 ℉
Friday 31 Mar 6 ℃42 ℉ 0 ℃ 32 ℉
Saturday 01 Apr 5 ℃41 ℉ -11 ℃ 13 ℉
Sunday 02 Apr 5 ℃41 ℉ -1 ℃ 31 ℉
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.