Winter is knocking the doors and weather conditions are already starting to change. The first region to witness these changes are the hilly states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Temperatures have dropped significantly across the hills of North India, with minimum temperatures touching freezing point or even below. Day maximums are settling below 15°C.
During the winter season when a lot of people neatly tuck themselves in their warm and cozy blankets, the travel freaks actually get going! However, among all the hilly areas, the most visited tourist places of North India are the ones that are located between 6000 ft – 7000 ft such as follows –
Winters in the hill stations of Himachal Pradesh such as Kullu, Manali, Shimla, Dharamshala, and McLeodGanj are perfect for adventure lovers, winter honeymoon couples, vacationers and trekkers.
Talking about the popular hill station of India, Manali, it witnesses rapid drop in both day and night temperatures and is the last one to recover.
In India, winter befalls from December until February. The year's chilled or peak winter months are December and January when maximum temperatures average around 10–15 °C. In fact, in January, Manali records minimums in negative throughout the month.
This year, Manali recorded its lowest temperature in January which was -5.4˚C. Moreover, mostly all places record their lowest minimums during January. Let us have a look at the average lowest temperatures during the month of January in the most visited hill stations of India –
Moreover, Manali is one such place that tends to record single digit temperatures till April, where all the other stations such as Srinagar record two-digit temperatures during the same time.
Thus, we can say that that hill station of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, remains very cold during the winter season. It is the first place to witness low minimums and end up having minimums below 5 till mid-April. Manali is also very famous as the people who wish to watch snowfall, can witness snowfall in this hill station.
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