Snowfall in Manali

Weather Update and predictions : 7th Dec- 13th Dec

Major Locations

Shimla weather:

Next 7 days in Shimla will keep on getting much colder. Night temperatures have already begun going below the freezing point. The weather conditions are completely favourable for a holiday and slightly warmer than Manali weather, although to witness snow one has to go to either Kufri or the higher reaches of Jubbal.

Weather would be partially cloudy and there is a chance of scattered showers on 11th and 12th Dec, the minimum temp. could fall to -5 degrees Celsius on the following days.

Dharamshala weather:

Dharamshala weather is going to be slightly cold and windy throughout the week. Minimum temperature at Mcleodganj is expected to be 3 degrees and above, hence it is going to be slightly more pleasant than Shimla and Manali. The higher regions of Triund and Snowline are expected to remain partially cloudy during the afternoons with good chances of rainfall during 11th-13th Dec.

Manali weather:

Good amount of snow is present Gulaba onwards (on way to Rohtang Pass). Snow is also present right now at Dhundi. Minimum temperature in Manali is expected to remain below freezing point in the coming week.
Manali weather will be much colder this week, rainfall and snowfall in the higher regions can be expected 9th Dec onwards.


If you wish to see snow on the higher valleys, head to Manali next week instead of Shimla.

Looking for quick hikes around Manali during your visit? Click on ‘short treks around Manali‘ to know about these one day treks around Manali.

Kaza (Spiti) weather:

Maximum temperature in Kaza is well below freezing point these days, at -8 degrees celsius. Afternoons will be slighly cloudy on all the days. For both Keylong (Lahaul) and Kaza snow showers are expected between 10th-13th Dec. Wind speed would be slightly high over this weekend, but expected to remain gentle from Monday. Kinnaur remains the only way to enter Spiti, but roads might be jammed between 10th-13th Dec after predicted snowfall.

Uttarakhand Treks:

Chopta-Tungnath-Chandrashila Trek weather:

Snow can be seen from Tungnath itself. While the winter trek is on, Tungnath has been closed for darshan. The entire trail is expected to remain slightly misty during early morning, while the route will remain exposed to a bright sunshine for most part of the day. Rainfall is predicted on 11th and 12th Dec. Chandrashila has considerable snow now, stay at Tungnath might not be possible and arrangements have to be made at Chopta. Snow will be present on the entire Tungnath-Chandrashila trail. Minimum night temperature could go below -10 degrees Celsius. Views from the top are very clear.

Kedarkantha Trek weather:

Snow is present in patches around Juda Ka Talab. Good amount of snow can be seen from the Kedarkantha base. Snowfall is expected between 10th-13th Dec. Minimum temp. can go below 10 degrees at Kedarkantha peak during the night time. The views are clear and the top is too windy. One has to take their own tents or go through an agency to arrange stay. Weather is expected to remain sunny this whole week.

Brahmatal Trek weather:

Slightly warmer than Kedarkantha. Snow present at the top and the views are very clear. Weather is expected to remain sunny this whole week, except for 10th and 11th Dec with chances of scattered showers.

Nag Tibba weather:

Easily accessible and doable over a weekend. Weather is expected to remain sunny except for 10th and 11th Dec. There is almost no snow present at the top right now.


Himachal Treks:

Triund Trek weather:

Triund trek will be regulated from next month, entries towards the trail would be restricted after 3 PM. After snowfall on higher reaches some animals might have come down and the trail becomes risky during the dark.

Minimum temperature would be negative and wind on the open ridge can make you feel colder. Might be partially cloudy on some days, with chances of rain during 11th-13th Dec. Snow can be easily found if one treks to Snowline from Triund (almost 1 hr).

Kheerganga Trek weather:

Afternoon showers expected during 10th-12th Dec. Snow can be seen in patches. Weather is expected to remain partially sunny this whole week.

Prashar Lake Weather:

Easiest to reach. Almost no snow present on the top! Clear views of the mountains. Weather is expected to remain sunny this whole week except for 11th and 12th Dec with chances of afternoon showers.

Churdhar trek Weather:

Snow is present at the top. Can be done in a single day with proper acclimatization.



Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *