The climate of the state is subtropical and humid. Experiencing heavy rainfall about 1800 mm to 2500 mm in a year, the visitors will enjoy temperate climate all the year round with warm summer and cold and pleasant winters. The maximum temperature of the place does not go beyond 38°C in summer and the minimum temperature of winter lies between 6°C to 8°C. In a nutshell, it can be said that the summers are neither too hot and winters are nor too cold.
In Assam, climatic variations take place on regional basis as hills enjoy sub-alpine kind of climate and plains have tropical climate with high humidity. Four distinct seasons are experienced in Assam. They are summer, monsoon, autumn and winter.
Best time to Visit
Of all the seasons, winter season i.e. October to April is considered as the best time to visit. It’s because climate remains moderate with sunny and pleasant days and cold nights. Another reason of visiting the place in these months is they are referred as festive months where people get the golden opportunity to see true colours and customs of the state. Do not visit the place during rainy season i.e. in between June to September as chances of heavy downpours and floods remain quite high.