The state capital - Kohima experiences moderate subtropical climate and remains fairly comfortable all around the year. However, at the peak of winter it does get quite chilly. Thus, the best time to visit this city is during the spring and autumn seasons, the months of October to May, when the weather is comfortable and the place looks charming all around. At this time, the weather remains pleasant for sightseeing and other tourist activities. So, plan your Kohima trip at this time of the year.