The best time to visit Guwahati is during the months of October to April. While by October the rains subside, the winter months of December, January and February are pleasant and suitable for sight-seeing. Tourists can also enjoy the festive season of Bohag Bihu and Magh Bihu during these months.
Summers arrive in Guwahati by April and lasts till June-July. The average temperature during the summers ranges between 22 degrees Celsius and 38 degrees Celsius. The summers in Guwahati are warm and dry. It can get quite uncomfortable during the summers, and it is advised that tourists carry comfortable cotton clothes.
The early monsoon months overlap with the late summer months. The monsoon sets in by June and lasts till August. The monsoon months are comfortable with well-distributed showers throughout. The annual rainfall stays about 180 cm.
Winters sets in by November and lasts till February. The average temperature lingers around 10 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius. Nights can get especially chilly, and it is advised that tourists carry adequate woollens while travelling to Guwahati. The winter months are more or less pleasant.