Nainital is a popular lake city hill station in the Indian State of Uttarakhand and headquarter of Nainital district in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas. Situated at an altitude of 1,938 meters (6,358 ft.) above sea level, Nainital is set in a valley containing a pear-shaped lake, approximately two miles in circumference and surrounded by mountains.
In summer months(April-September) the maximum temperature 27°C and minimum temperature 7°C, during which its population increases manifold, with an influx of tourists from all over India.
In winter months (October-March), the maximum temperature is 12 °C and minimum temperature 3 °C. Nainital receives snowfall between December to February with the temperatures varying between a maximum of 10 to 12 °C and a minimum of -1 to -3 °C.