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Kargil Weather

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Kargil, India 0 ℃ Partly cloudy
Wind: 4 from the E Humidity: 46% Pressure: 1028 mb Cloud Cover: 2%
5 Days weather forecast
Day Outlook Min Max
Monday 06 May -6 ℃ 22 ℉ 4 ℃40 ℉
Tuesday 07 May -5 ℃ 23 ℉ 6 ℃42 ℉
Wednesday 08 May -4 ℃ 25 ℉ 7 ℃45 ℉
Thursday 09 May -2 ℃ 28 ℉ 8 ℃46 ℉
Friday 10 May 4 ℃ 39 ℉ 8 ℃47 ℉

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.