Dehradun is a beautiful destination and has a different charm in every season. People. There is nothing like the best time to visit Dehradun, as the city is always as welcoming as it can be in any season of the year though it is advisable for the tourists to keep off during the days of hard winter and heavy snowfalls which is usually in the month of January.
1. March to June: This is the time when most people from hills and metropolis flock the city of Dehradun, the fact being the pleasant weather thus proving it as the best time to enjoy the majestic view of hills and indulge in loads of adventure activities.
The maximum high during this time is about 35 degrees Celsius, and the minimum temperature is a pleasant 17 degrees Celsius. It is advisable to carry light cotton clothes as you enjoy a pleasant summer in Dehradun.
2. July to September: This is the time when the monsoon kicks in and Dehradun delights your eyes with its beautiful and lush green, rain-washed splendour. Dehradun looks very inviting during this time of the year and presents itself as a perfect place to relax and enjoy at your own pace.
3. October to February: October marks the beginning of autumn in the Doon valley and is the time when the weather begins to cool down a bit thus provides a respite from the hot summers.
4. Winter in Dehradun arrives in December, and the temperatures drops down to 3 degrees Celsius, owing to snowfall in the nearby hill stations, such as Mussoorie. The maximum mercury rise during this time is about 22 degrees Celsius. This is a nice time to pay a visit to Dehradun as one can relish the beauty of snow, and soak in the wintry sunshine.
It is advised to carry woolen clothing, since it gets very cold during this time, especially during the break of the day and at night.