Temperature in Imphal city

The beautiful state of northeast India Manipur has Imphal for its capital city located in the valley with Imphal River meandering through the city. This incredible capital of Manipur has a long great history that includes the ruins of Kangla Fort the seat of erstwhile kingdom. Today Imphal has emerged as an important tourist destination in the northeast of India and also an entry point for Manipur. 

The climate of Imphal is pleasant throughout the year and the average high temperature in Imphal during summer is 290C while the average low temperature in winter is 40C. The highest recorded temperature in Imphal was 35.6 °C while the lowest temperature recorded was 2.7 °C.

Some of the many places to visit in Imphal are the famous Kangla Fort, Bihu Loukon, Women’s Market, India Peace Memorial (Red Hill),  Imphal War Cemetery and Shree Govindajee Temple. The Kangla Fort is located on the banks of the Imphal River and has number of temples within the fort. Bihu Loukon is an interesting pre historic star shaped fort in Manipur that is situated in Maklang, the west district. At present only the ramparts remain which is built out of mud. The Women’s Market (Ima Keithel) is the commercial centre of Imphal city established in 16th century and today host around 5000 to 6000 stalls all run and managed by women. The India Peace Memorial aka Red hill is located at 17 km south of Imphal. It was the scene of action during the Second World War between Allied Forces and Japanese Forces fighting alongside the Indian National Army. Japanese war veterans have constructed a monument at the foot of this hill to commemorate the battle. The Imphal War Cemetery is one of the most visited places in Manipur, it has 1600 graves of British and Allied soldiers who fought and died in 1944 during World War II. Another place of tourist attraction in Imphal is the Shree Govindajee Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple has two gold plated domes, a paved court and a large, raised mandapa or congregation hall.

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The weather trivia and temperature in imperial Imphal

Imphal the capital city of Manipur is one of the incredible places in northeast India that borders with Myanmar and was often referred to as the royal seat of Manipur up until British invasion. Located roughly at 2600 feet above sea level, the city experiences humid subtropical climate as dry winters and hot monsoons.

Imphal is famous for many things and some of them are the world’s oldest Polo ground and the Keibul Lamjao National Park, the only floating national park on earth. It also houses historical landmarks such as the Kangla fort, the Khongjom War Memorial etc. The average annual temperature in Imphal in Manipur is roughly about 21°C with the summer temperatures reaching 30 °C and the winters at 4 °C. The three main seasons here are summer, monsoon and winter.

The summer in Imphal ranges from April to June. The range of temperature varies between 160C to 350C. During this time, lai haroba and moatsu are the festivals celebrated in Manipur. Summer is one of the best times to visit Imphal. The period of July to September is regarded as the Monsoons in Imphal, with June-July being the wettest months. Strong winds often blow during this time and the temperatures vary between a low of 20°C to a high of 30°C. The average rainfall in Imphal is about 1500mm annually. Winter ranges from the month of November to February in Imphal and is really pleasant. The temperatures during this time of the year vary between a low of 4°C to a high of 24°C. During winter, the weather is inviting and is considered as one of the best times to visit Imphal. Prominent festivals and events of Manipur like hornbill, gaan-ngai, sekreny are held during this time of the year.

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