Being close to the ancient city of Varanasi, Chunar experiences the same weather as other parts of Uttar Pradesh. The three seasons in Chunar are summer, monsoon and winter. The best time to visit Chunar is during the winters when the cold weather allows for full day sightseeing tour of the city. The summers in Chunar is extremely hot and the Chunar receives average to high rainfall in the monsoon season.
Summers in Chunar
Summer season in Chunar starts from April and lasts till June. The summer season is usually hot in Chunar with temperature ranging between 25°C and 38°C. The days are hot with bright sunlight and nights are moderate. The hot temperature during summer in Chunar isn’t suited for the day sightseeing tour.
Winters in Chunar:
The winter season in Chunar usually starts around October and lasts till mid-March. The winter season is the best time to explore the heritage sites of Chunar with pleasant weather being perfect condition for the day sightseeing tour. The temperature during the winter season ranges between 10°C and 22°C, with January being the coldest month. However, the winter temperature can dip to even lower scale, around 6-8°C during January.
Monsoon in Chunar
The monsoon season in Chunar usually starts around July and lasts till September. Chunar being close to Varanasi receives moderate to high rainfall with occasional thundershowers. The monsoon season brings relief from the scorching sun. The temperature during monsoon season in Chunar ranges between 20°C and 32°C.