Climate & Best time to visit Kanha National Park
Each & every season offers a unique experience. While in winters when the temperature falls below 2° C, the fog settling on the ponds & the meadows is a photographers delight.
In summers, the temperature can shoot upto 42° C.
As Kanha is strategically located in Central India, it witnesses tropical monsoon weather.
The hot, dry spell engulfs Kanha in the last week of March and lasts till around late-June, when the first showers of monsoon hits. The last fortnight of May is the hottest spell, and the mercury may shoot up to around 46oC. The summer is usually dry, but instances of rains, hailstorm and thunder do occur in March and April.
Being a dry deciduous forest, predominantly Sal trees have finished shedding their leaves, and now wear a bleak look, and the once lush green meadows now turn yellowish-brown. Except a few perennial watercourses, streams and
Winters are the ideal time to visit Kanha. The days are pleasant and the nights are crisp. The forest is lush green, the grasses have flowered, seeded and turned golden yellow. With the onset of spring the trees are flushed with new leaves and flowers. The forest is splattered with colours as semal trees open their large scarlet flowers. This abundance of flowers and fruits sets off the breeding season of many birds and animals.In short, Kanha is celebrating.
The forest gets a new lease of life in the monsoon. In just a couple of weeks, the
The mean average monthly temperature of Kanha National park is mentioned below
Kanha National Park remains closed for tourism from 1st of July till 30th of September each year or as reviewed & declared by the Forest department.