The climate in Manali is predominantly cold during winters, and moderately cool during summers. The temperatures range from 4 °C (39 °F) to 20 °C (68 °F) over the year. The average temperature during summer is between 04 °C (39 °F) and 15 °C (59 °F), and between -15 °C (5 °F) and 05 °C (41 °F) in the winter.
The day to day food of the people of Manali is very similar to the rest of the north India. They too have lentils, rice, broth and vegetables and bread. Traditionally, Himachali cuisine is dominated by red meat and wheat bread. Thick and rich gravy, with aromatic spices, is used in abundance as the base of many dishes.
Now, steamed momos (dumplings) and noodles are also readily available and popular with travellers who want to graduate to Indian food slowly. Some of the specialities of Manali include Manee’, Madira, Pateer, Chouck, Bhagjery and chutney of Til. Stay in Homestays in Manali to get new experience of these foods.