CORBETT NATIONAL PARK WEATHER, TEMPERATURE & BEST SEASON
Best Season / Best time to visit Corbett National Park
The climate in the Corbett National Park is temperate through the year but the best time to visit the national park is from 15th November till as during that time all the regions of the park are open for public.
Winter (November to February) has a temperature variation of 5 °C to 30 °C. Winter mornings can be foggy but pleasant afternoon makes it a good time for enjoying safari.
Summer (March to May) touch 40°C and the average temperature is about 30°C. Wildlife enthusiast should prefer booking Corbett tour package during this season as this period is perfect for animal sighting. They can move around the Park and enjoy wildlife safaris.
Monsoon (June to September) offer heavy rainfall; there can be light rainfall intermittently whole through the year. The monsoon is good to enjoy the natural beauty but a few zones of the park are closed during these months.
Corbett National Park is a significant part of North India tourism and it can be visited anytime of the year but summer months are perfect for animal sighting if you’re a wildlife enthusiast. Winter months are ideal for safaris and taking up jungle activities. Monsoon is that period of the year when natural beauty blossoms making the region very picturesque and scenic to onlookers.
Month and Climate at Corbett National Park
Jan - Very Cold
January offers very cool climate and the mornings can be foggy. This is a good month for Park visits and sighting animals in the Park. Afternoons are warm and you will require warm clothes for this month. Special care needs to be taken if travelling with kids or old people.
Feb - Moderately Cold
February climate is good for all types of tourist activities. Cool days and cold night are a general trend. Temperatures start warming at the end of the month, but light woolens might be required during the evenings. Good time for safaris and local sightseeing.
Mar - Pleasant
March is a welcoming month in the region as the nature is at its best. The weather is pleasant during the days with cool night and is good for exploring the national park and the areas around it. The sky is clear for most part of the day with plenty of sunshine. Perfect time for wildlife trips inside the jungle.
Apr - Moderately Hot
The month of April offers moderate climate with warm days and pleasant nights. Preferable month for animal lovers to book holiday package for Corbett as animals can be seen roaming around the park during this month. In fact, one of the best months for sighting animals and enjoying safaris. The temperatures start to rise at the end of the month but still in the comfortably hot range.
May - Moderately Hot
May is the hottest month. But on an average the climate is temperate and the temperature is still within the comfortable hot range. Good time for tourist activities and taking up wildlife safaris in Corbett National Park.
Jun - Moderately Hot
June is moderately hot with hot days and pleasant nights. Ideal for park visits and other tourist activities. Rainfall is intermittent and this is the best month for visiting as all the tourism zones of the park remains opened. From the mid of this month, a few regions of the park will be close due to the heavy rains.
Jul - Rainy
July witnesses heavy monsoon rains. Might not be a suitable time to explore the park as rains make it difficult for enjoying safaris. Also, from this month onward a few zones of the park are closed for tourists making it not the most ideal time for visiting. The natural vista of the region is best at this time though. Hotel rates will be cheaper being an off season period.
Aug - Rainy
August is temperate with hot and humid atmosphere. Heavy rains make the travel difficult. This is the wettest month of the season, and the chance of animal sighting is the lowest. Major parts of the park are inaccessible due to rains, thus not the best time for visiting the national park. Since, August is an off season month, the rates of hotels and resorts will be comparatively lesser.
Sep - Rainy
September receives medium to heavy rainfalls making the region very hot and humid. Although the nature is very beautiful yet rains make it difficult to explore all the regions of the park. Taking up safari expeditions and animal sighting during this month can be challenging as few zones of the park remains closed. September being an off-season, the hotels/resorts and tour packages rates are comparatively lower as compared to peak months.
Oct - Pleasant
October is a welcoming season with pleasant days and nights. Rainfall stops completely from this month, but the impact of the rains has still not vanished. Overgrown trees and wet mud makes it difficult for travelling inside the forest. A major portion of the park still remains inaccessible for the tourists, but the natural panorama is worth enjoying.
Nov - Moderately Cold
November is moderately cold and good for all types of tourist activities. This is the beginning of the tourist season as the region has completely dried up and all the tourism zones are opened for public visit from the 15th of this month. Clear skies with plenty of sunshine and cool breeze act instrumental in keeping the region within the comfortable limit. The rates for tour packages as well as hotels will be increase from this month. So make sure you book in advance. You can also book Jim Corbett packages from Delhi.
Dec - Very Cold
December has very cool days and nights. Foggy mornings can prevent you from exploring the nature in the mornings but as the sun comes out of its slumber and shines through, the skies get clear and the temperatures gets warmer. Ideal time for wildlife safaris and tourist activities. Carrying warm clothes are recommended for this period.
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