Kargil has a cold and temperate climate with most of the precipitation being received in the cold winters while summers are usually mild.
Winter: Winter lasts from November to March and is very harsh. Snowfall is very common and the temperatures go down to reach -10 to – 14 degree Celsius.
Summer: Months of April to October are usually very pleasant and comfortable, although some times the temperature may reach up to 30 degree Celsius. Rainfall is seen in the months of August to October.
The best time to visit Kargil is during the summer months as the weather is clear and outdoor activities are easily accessible. Heavy snowfall in winters is not suitable for tourism.