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Sangla Weather And Best Time To Visit Sangla
Sangla is a small town in Himachal Pradesh that is situated in the arms of nature in the foothills of the gigantic Himalayas. ‘Sangala’ in Tibetan means ‘pass of light’, which refers to the valley that receives sunlight in the daytime. The weather in Sangla changes according to the summer, monsoon and winter season respectively, but usually remains pretty pleasant throughout the year. Summers in the hilltop are warm and the sun feels great in the morning time; while monsoons see a moderate amount of rainfall, making the region wet and slippery. Winters are quite extreme with a substantial amount of snowfall.
Read about the weather conditions of this quaint village in each season to decide the best time to visit Sangla.
With the sunlight beaming upon this charming little village in the summers, the climate during the months that start from March and extend until June is a bit warm in the daytime but very pleasant as well. This season is ideal for engaging in outdoor activities and is easily the best time to visit this scenic hilltop. Adventure fanatics can enjoy camping in the open and fishing in the Sangla valley as well. Temperatures rise to an average high of 28°C and drop to 15°C-18°C in the night, making it a great time to enjoy nature at its best in the most amazing surroundings possible.
If you have a liking for the rains and the atmosphere it creates, monsoons may be the best time for you to visit Sangla. The cold rains that start from July and stay until September, bless the region with fresh green meadows, verdant valleys, mountains peeping from the foggy clouds and a lovely atmosphere that brings in a good amount of relaxation. Temperatures during monsoon range from 12°C-20°C and sometimes get even colder due to continuous rainfall. The sceneries in this season are mesmerizing; however, there are chances of landslides occurring, which make engaging in any activity a little dangerous.
The months from October to February in Sangla witness a harsh winter. Temperatures are low and about an approximate of 5°C-8°C in the daytime, while the nights are extremely cold with temperatures dropping down to -10°C. This season sees heavy snowfall that covers the high mountains, making Sangla look like a postcard picture. It is difficult to do things and explore places during winters due to most of the region being covered in heavy snow. Although roads are blocked during this time and there is not much scope to move around, the atmosphere which is created during winter is absolutely breathtaking.