Kanyakumari Weather

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Kanyakumari is located at the southern tip of the country. Surrounded by sea on three sides, Kanyakumari enjoys tropical coastal climate which remains almost the same throughout the year.

The best time to visit Kanyakumari is between the months of October to March. The weather during this period is quite pleasant that makes it quite convenient to travel around the city, exploring its various tourist attractions and sightseeing. Summer season starts from March and continues till June. In this season the temperature soars high up to 35°C. It is better to avoid visiting Kanyakumari during this season, as the hot environment will make your sojourn uncomfortable. It has been noted that the rainy season is not suitable to visit Kanyakumari. The reason is the humid conditions that make it very uncomfortable for tourists. However, rain lovers can pay a visit at that time because the scenic beauty of Kanyakumari is worth watching and provides delight to the viewers. So, it is advisable to visit Kanyakumari in the months from October to March. The weather condition during those months is pleasant and one can go there and enjoy the beauty of Kanyakumari.


December to February - Kanyakumari witnesses winter season in the months from December to February. The temperature ranges from 17 to 32 degree Celsius during this period and the weather does not become too cold.


March to June - The summer season commences from March and continues till June. The temperature ranges from 22 to 35 degree Celsius during this season while the weather remains pleasant.


June to September - Kanyakumari region experiences heavy rainfall during this season. The monsoon starts from June and lasts till September. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30 degree Celsius. The annual rainfall recorded in Kanyakumari is around 1465 mm.


Weather By Month

Month Climate Details
January Pleasant
January is considered to be an extremely cold month of the year and pleasantly cool climate is witnessed all through this month. The climate is such that the days are warm and nights are cool. This time is perfect for tourism in Kanyakumari, especially for enjoying sightseeing and beach activities like swimming and surfing.
February Pleasant
February is pleasant with good climate. The weather is dominated by warm days and cool nights. The pleasing weather in this period of the year makes it perfect for enjoying at the beach and indulging in various outdoor activities. This is the reason that the rush of tourists is at its peak during this month.
March Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
The month of March is moderately hot in this part of the world. The days are warm, so are the nights. However, the cool sea breeze makes the atmosphere pleasant to some extent. One can still enjoy various activities like sightseeing, outdoor trips and beach activities like sea bathing and surfing. This month is considered average for tourists to visit Kanyakumari.
April Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
One of the months in summer season, April has moderate climate with bright warm days and warm nights. This is not considered a good season for visiting Kanyakumari Due to the warm climate not many people prefer to go to Kanyakumari in this season. But activities like sunbathing can still be enjoyed.
May Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
The days are warm and the nights witness a bit of relief from the heat. However, this period is still not considered good for tourists to visit Kanyakumari. The weather does not permit the visitors to enjoy their trip to the fullest. It is advisable not to visit Kanyakumari in this month of the year. This time is considered ideal for leisure checkers, since the place gets less crowded.
June Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
In this month the monsoon starts and the rainfall helps in lowering the temperature, thus leading to cool atmospheric conditions. There is also increase in the overall humidity level that makes it difficult for the tourists to travel around. It might not be the best time for planning outdoor activities, but is ideal for rain lovers, as they can witness heavy rainfall during this month.
Month Climate Details
July Rainy
Maximum rainfall is recorded in this month. The climate is a little bit hot with pleasant rainfall and winds blowing in the atmosphere. Due to the prevailing humid conditions this month again is not considered one of the favorable months for visiting Kanyakumari, but rain lovers can get a chance to enjoy various beach activities and scenic beauty of Kanyakumari.
August Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
This is the last month of the rainy season and a very little amount of rain is observed during the entire month. Tourists can spend time in the pleasant surroundings as the views looks beautiful after the rains. Due to high humidity level it is not considered the best time for outdoor trips or activities, but the scenic beauty is enjoyable.
September Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
Pleasant weather is observed and rainfall showers are witnessed in Kanyakumari during this month. Due to the humid surroundings, this month may not be deemed as a very good tourist season but visiting Kanyakumari in this month is still possible. This is the last monsoon month of the year. The rush of the tourists increases at the end of this month.
October Pleasant
Post monsoon showers are witnessed in this month. The cold sea breeze results in pleasant evenings. In this month tourists start visiting Kanyakumari, as this time is favorable for various beach activities as well as celebrating the Cape festival. The Cape festival is a unique feature of Kanyakumari celebrated during this month. Tourists coming from various corners of India enjoy being a part of this festival.
November Pleasant
November is considered a very favorable time for visiting Kanyakumari. It offers a nice and fine ambiance and the sky is clear most of the time. The days are pleasant and warm followed by a cool atmosphere in the night. It is the best time to enjoy sightseeing, beach activities like swimming, sunbathing, surfing etc. You can expect a huge rush of tourists in this month.
December Pleasant
It is the peak tourist season, as days and nights are very pleasant in December. Sightseeing and various types of beach activities are enjoyable during this period. December is a great month for revenue generation for the tourism sector in Tamil Nadu. If you are planning to take a trip to Kanyakumari, this month is the most suitable one.

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