The gateway to the desert valley of Ladakh and the coldest place in India, Drass is also a fascinating geological phenomenon. The town experiences a high altitude-influenced dry summer continental climate, which makes its winters spine-chillingly cold. The average temperature in winter here goes down to an average of -22 degree Celsius, while the minimum recorded temperature can get as low as -45 degree Celsius during the peak of winter. The winter season in Drass starts from mid-October and ends in May. Summer begins in June and is a pleasant 15 degree Celsius.