The minimum temperature in Srinagar was 1.2 degrees Celsius Monday, three degrees above the season's average. The minimum temperature in the city was -4 degrees Celsius Sunday.
The temperatures remained below freezing point in most parts of the region Monday.
"The minimum today was -2 degrees Celsius in Pahalgam, -5.2 in Gulmarg, -8.2 in Leh and -10.2 in Kargil town," the official said.
The Kashmir Valley is presently passing through the 40-day harsh winter period known locally as Chillai Kalan.