Kedarnath Dham is closed for visitors from the months of Novermber to April because of the intense cold weather and extensive snowfall. Indeed, the snowfall tends to block the way of commuters. At Shrine Yatra, we tend to provide the best of information regarding Kedarnath Weather and ensure that you plan your trip wisely. Our travel experts make it certain that the devotees can visit Kedarnath without much difficulty.
Being cold throughout the year with moderate weather in the months of May and June, visiting Kedarnath is a perfect option. Certainly, the gates of the temple open for the devotees to visit, which makes it heavily crowded. This year in 2023, the gates have been opened for the visitors in May 9th. Before this, the temple authorities organize Bhairavanath Puja tends to take place in Ukimath on May 7th.
Taking note of the temperature, the average one is approximately 18 degrees in the day time. The devotees willing to visit the temple complex are required to take a trek from Gaurikund. Apart from this, one can check out the nearby sites that unleashes the best views for sure. Undoubtedly, the best thing about visiting Kedarnath in June month is that one can see Badri-Kedar festival celebrated at both the shrine – Badrinath and Kedarnath.
The month of July starts with monsoons making it extremely pleasant. Though, it should be noted that one may come across slippery roads and landslides during the monsoon season. So, the visitors should take extra care in visiting Kedarnath in July and August months. This season continues till mid-September. Still, the temperature maintains at a steady note of 12 degrees. As known, the temple had witnessed a heavy flood in the year 2013. The temple authorities shut down the main temple in the month of monsoon. One can, still, check with the authorities of the temple.
Well, the months of November to March is ideally is ideally inaccessible because of the heavy snowfall blocking the roads. Apart from this, the temperature drops down below zero degree, which makes it extensively cold in the months to visit the temple. This is the reason that the temple is shut down in the winter season. The heavy snowfall tends to cover the entire area, making it impossible for devotees to access the place.
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is it rain there in kedarnath..iam planning to visit kedarnath dham from 9august
There are month of July and August is monsoon season in Chardham Yatra so, I suggest that you plan in September/October.
Dear Pendenkar , Indian Railways provide train service upto Rishikesh only , after Rishikesh you can reach Kedarnth via Taxi, Travellar or Bus.