The winter season starts from the month of October and continues till late February. Leh Ladakh climate in the winter season is very harsh and chilly with a minimum of -20 0C temperatures and a maximum of 10 0C temperatures. The months of January and February are the coldest months of Leh Ladakh and the temperature goes below the freezing point. But the adventure enthusiasts come here in these months for trekking on the frozen Zanskar River. This season is not an ideal time to travel to Leh Ladakh due to heavy snowfalls. The entire region of Leh Ladakh will be snowbound and all the roads get blocked with large piles of snow. Also, the water of lakes in Leh Ladakh gets completely frozen and solid ice so that one can easily walk on it. The electricity and water supply are hugely affected by the chilling weather conditions of this season.
Summers Summer in Ladakh
( March till June - 40 °C - 45 °C )
The summer season starts in March and it is extended till late June. Leh Ladakh weather in summer is pleasant during day time along with a maximum temperature as 30 0C while the nights of summer are very cold with a minimum temperature of 17 0C. The climate of the summer season is more exciting and amiable because the snow has started to melt and paint the landscape with beautiful colors. People get mesmerized with its magnificent beauty in the summer season. There is a buzz in the ambiance of Leh Ladakh because of the vibrant and colorful Hemis Festival of this season.
Monsoon Monsoon in Ladakh
( July till September - 18 °C - 20 °C )
The monsoon season begins in July and it last through late September. The region of Leh Ladakh receives moderate to heavy downpours in this season. During this season, the minimum temp in Ladakh is recorded as 3 0C and the maximum temp in Ladakh is recorded as 17 0C. Even, the climatic situations of this rain-shadow area are changing from time to time. Woolen clothes, windproof jackets, and raincoats, etc. must be carried while visiting Leh Ladakh during this period time. The weather of the monsoon season is not favorable for the road trips and trekking due to the rain falls.