Gangotri is located at an altitude of 3,042 metres and hence the temperature can be quite chilly during the winters. Gangotri is closed from November to around April/May due to heavy snowfall in the area.
The average maximum temperature of Gangotri is about 10 to 15 degrees
Celsius while the average minimum temperature easily goes below the zero
degree mark. The monsoon season in Gangotri starts in late June and
stays till August, during which Gangotri receives quite a lot of
During the winter season, the place is full of snow and the temperature
touches zero degree quite easily. Warm and woolen clothes are a
necessity almost all round the year, in Gangotri.