Climate & best time to visit Pench National Park

There are four distinct seasons in the area which is distinctly common to Central india – the summer from March to the second week of June (till the first shower of monsoon), the rainy season from the second week of June to almost first week of September and the winter from November to February. The post monsoon period from middle of September to October has its own characteristics and has specific importance in connection with the flora, fauna, habitat and animal relationship.

Jungle Safari Timings

Month Date Morning Evening
October 01 – 31 6.00 (Entry Time)
11.00 (Exit Time)
3.00 (Entry Time)
6.00 (Exit Time)
November 01 – 30 6.15 (Entry Time)
11.00 (Exit Time)
3.00 (Entry Time)
5.45 (Exit Time)
December 01 – 31 6.30 (Entry Time)
11.00 (Exit Time)
3.00 (Entry Time)
5.30 (Exit Time)
January 01 – 31 6.45 (Entry Time)
11.00 (Exit Time)
3.00 (Entry Time)
5.45 (Exit Time)
February 01 – 28/29 6.30 (Entry Time)
11.00 (Exit Time)
3.00 (Entry Time)
6.15 (Exit Time)
March 01 – 31 6.15 (Entry Time)
11.00 (Exit Time)
3.00 (Entry Time)
6.30 (Exit Time)
April 01 – 30 5.45 (Entry Time)
11.00 (Exit Time)
4.00 (Entry Time)
6.45 (Exit Time)
May 01 – 31 5.30 (Entry Time)
11.00 (Exit Time)
4.00 (Entry Time)
7.00 (Exit Time)
June 01 – 30 5.30 (Entry Time)
11.00 (Exit Time)
4.00 (Entry Time)
7.00 (Exit Time)
July 01 – 31 Park close
August 01 – 31 Park close
September 01 – 30 Park close

Note :

  • Entry & exit timings have been fixed by PCCF(Wildlife) M.P.
  • The timings may be changed by the Park Management for management purposes.
  • Park is open for tourists from 1st of October to 30th of June.
  • Entry for park round is in the morning and in the evening Park remains closed for tourists in the afternoon of Wednesday

Pench being situated in Central India is subjected to extreme and tropical weather. Month of January may also witness sub-zero temperatures and frost. Monsoon arrives in the second week of June. The average temperature over the months is as below:

Monthly weather chart for Pench National Park

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min (°C) 1 10 22 30 35 25 20 19 19 12 6 3
Max (°C) 15 25 35 40 42 41 34 30 31 29 27 25