Best time to visit Everest base camp
While traveling somewhere, the weather of that place plays a vital role. It can affect how happy you are. Spending all that time together in a small space, good weather can make it tremendous, and stormy weather along the way can ruin your long-awaited vacation. Likewise, weather is crucial for your triumph in Everest Base Camp Trekking. Talking about the best time to visit Everest Base camp is considered to be spring and autumn. During this time the temperature is moderate and the sky remains crystal clear and the view from the top is also clear. On the other hand, the Helicopter tour to the Everest base camp is always possible throughout the year. Let’s uncover the best month to visit in the below sub-headings; Everest Base Camp Weather in March The weather in the Everest region is unpredictable. Sometimes, the temperature might drastically decrease, while the temperature might increase. Coming towards the weather of March, the spring season starts, and the weather appears to get warmer day by day compared to February. The average maximum temperature of daytime is around 7 degrees Celsius, and the temperature may drop to -12 degrees Celsius minimum at night time. During this month, the temperature increases considerably after sunrise; thus, you will be greeted by sunny and bright treks. However, the temperature drops dramatically only at night. The temperature in the Everest region will vary significantly between night and day. Thus, the above-mentioned facts make March one of the best month to explore the unreached places of the Khumbu region. Everest Base Camp Weather in April In Nepal, the month of April lies in the middle of the spring season. Also, April is another one of the ideal months for the Everest Base camp Trek. During this month, the temperature during the day is about 10 degrees Celsius, whereas it might drop to a minimum of 5 degrees Celsius at night. Many trekkers also claim that April is the best time to summit Everest. Similarly, you can see numerous tented camps at base camp where climbers are waiting and acclimatizing for good weather to summit Everest. Thus, the month of April is highly recommended for Everest Base Camp Trek. Everest Base Camp Weather in May As we know, after spring and the season of summer comes, May acts as the transition period of the two seasons. During this month, days are warmer, and the temperature rises up to 22 degrees Celsius, while at night, the temperature falls dramatically and reaches almost 0 degree Celsius in Everest Region. As mentioned earlier, the weather at the Everest base camp is not predictable. The weather during May might increase up to 15 degrees Celsius, and the minimum temperature may drop to 0 degrees Celsius. This month the pre-monsoon starts, so there are rare chances of snowfall. Rainfall with a thunderstorm can occasionally obstruct the majestic views of the surrounding. So be prepared in advance for the twist and turns that occur in the Everest Base Camp Trails weather. Because of the monsoon, the trail can make it slippery and muddy. Thus, we say that the weather plays a vital role while traveling and after looking at the temperature and weather of the month, May becomes one of the most visited and ideal times to trek Everest base camp. Everest Base Camp Weather in September September marks the end of the monsoons in Nepal and the beginning of the beautiful autumn. Generally, during this time, the temperature also rises around 23°C, reaching highs of 26°C and dropping to an average minimum temperature of 19°C. Nestled between the peak seasons, September is an excellent time to visit if you want to avoid the main tourist period while still enjoying some excellent weather. At Everest Base camp, the maximum average temperature this month reaches 17 degrees Celsius in the daytime, while the minimum temperature drops to 1 degree Celsius at night. Also, the Everest Base Camp Trek in September is extremely suggested because most days are full of sunshine. Everest Base Camp Weather in October October is the second autumn month and is considered the best time of the year for the Everest Base Camp trek. Compared to other months, this month, the crowds of national and international people are high, and it is also the busiest time in this trail. Speaking of that, during this month, the average maximum temperature reaches 12 degrees Celsius during the day; the minimum temperature drops to -5 degrees Celsius at night. Thus, during this month, the temperature is neither too hot nor too cold, so most people plan a trek to the Everest base camp in October. Also, the Everest Base Camp Trek in October is much suggested. Everest Base Camp Weather in November Winter is definitely for the more experienced and adventurous trekker. November marks the end of autumn and begins of winter; during this time, the temperature slowly decreases day by day. However, November's Everest Base Camp Trek is still a decent period. The days are commonly full of sunshine, and the stable temperature of the daytime is about 6 degrees Celsius. Whereas the lowest temperature of the Everest Base camp in November can decrease up to -10 degrees Celsius at night. During this time also, many people go trekking, and a few of them also recommend it. Everest base camp in winter (January, February, and December) Trekking to the Everest base camp in winter is possible, but not considered to be an ideal month to hike there. During these months, the days and nights are much colder and the temperature drops down to – 3 degrees Celsius. Only by hearing about the temperature, one can predict the weather of these freezing cold months. If you are thinking to travel here in the winter, you must have to wear layer clothes, warm clothes that make your luggage heavier. However, trekking here during these months has its own benefits as well. The trails are not crowded as in other months and the snowfall during this month added more beauty to the trek. Overall, if you are thinking to travel here this month make sure to make your plans accordingly and be prepared with more equipment while bag packing. Everest Base camp in summer (June, July, August) As similar to the winter, it is possible to do an Everest base camp trek in summer, however, the challenge of trekking during this season is much higher. During these months, the region experiences maximum rainfall, and the trail becomes more slippery. At this time, the temperature might drop slightly due to the frequent rainfall. But the humidity rises and makes the heat muggy. Thus, many people are not planning the EBC trek this time. Talking about the temperature, the average maximum temperature during these months in the EBC is about 18 degrees Celsius in the daytime, whereas at nighttime, the temperature may drop down to 2 degrees. However, the benefit of the Everest base camp trek in the summer is the crowd-less trail and the rain lover trekkers can enjoy it.