Spiti is located in the rain shadow area to the north of the Pir Panjal ranges.
(May to October): The summer season extends between the months of May and October. This time is recommended for visiting Spiti as all the routes remain open. The temperature remains close to 15°C, which is ideal for sightseeing.
The region of Spiti lies in the rain shadow area, which does not receive any significant rainfall. The climate of the place remains dry, where days are hot, and nights are cold.
(November to April): The winter season extends between the months of November and April. Owing to the western disturbances, the region experiences heavy snowfall and temperature drops to sub zero level.