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Kargil, India 7 ℃ Clear
Wind: 5 from the SW Humidity: 13% Pressure: 1019 mb Cloud Cover: 0%
5 Days weather forecast
Day Outlook Min Max
Thursday 19 Oct 2 ℃ 36 ℉ 10 ℃50 ℉
Friday 20 Oct 1 ℃ 34 ℉ 7 ℃44 ℉
Saturday 21 Oct -3 ℃ 26 ℉ 6 ℃43 ℉
Sunday 22 Oct -3 ℃ 26 ℉ 7 ℃44 ℉
Monday 23 Oct -5 ℃ 24 ℉ 4 ℃38 ℉

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.

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.

Monsoon

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.