Historical Weather of Srinagar in May
CHECK 7 DAYS FORECAST FOR SRINAGAR
Total in wettest month
182.6 mm (1979)
Heaviest rain in 24 hours
52.8 mm (13th 1931)
Srinagar, popularly known as the ‘Paradise on Earth’ and 'Venice of the East’, is situated in the beautiful valley of Kashmir. Located on the banks of the River Jhelum, the city is renowned for its beautiful lakes, houseboats and numerous Mughal gardens. This alluring city of Srinagar can be visited all year round. Srinagar experiences two major seasons – winter and summer.
Seasons in Srinagar
Winters in Srinagar
November to mid March accounts for winter season in Sringar. Minimums fall well below 0°C and maximums hover below 10°C. Winters are associated with heavy snowfall. Lakes freeze and roads and highways get blocked.
Summers in Srinagar
Summer is pleasant and is idyllic for sightseeing. The temperature fluctuates between 15⁰C to a maximum of 30⁰C.
Places to see in Srinagar
The enticing milieu of the valley comes alive in shiny yellow colour on a clear summer day. Summer is therefore the best time to visit Srinagar. However, winter in the valley has its own charm, if you can handle the chill.Dal Lake, Shankaracharya Hill, Jama Masjid Mughal Garden and Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary are some major tourist attractions in Srinagar.