Sundarbans Weather

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The habitat of diverse animal and bird species, Sundarbans National Park is well known for its prime attraction, the Bengal Tigers. This region witnesses moderate weather conditions, favorable for planning a trip at any time of the year.

Sundarbans is a year round destination to plan a holiday with friends and family, but the best months for visiting this region are from October to March. Summers here begin in the month of March and continue till May end, bringing in the hot and moist weather conditions because of its propinquity to the Bay of Bengal, but the evenings are very pleasing and perfect for outdoor activities like visiting the bird sanctuary, wildlife reserve and jungle safari. Along with this tourists can head towards its villages, local market to enjoy the great cuisine and checkout its rich artifacts. However, the monsoons here bring in the heavy rainfall which halts the outdoor plans but the tranquil view of the place is worth enjoying. Winters are the best to plan a trip as the weather is perfect and it is a good time for witnessing diverse wildlife, but make sure you have your woolens as the mercury can dip down to extremely cool levels.


Winters –November to February – winters are quite cold accompanied with cool breeze and temperature being around 10°C. This is a good month to plan vacations and trips to Sundarbans.


Summers – March to May – summers here are very hot and sweltering. With temperature staying around 42°C, it becomes difficult to travel, so wearing light cotton clothes and applying sun tan lotion is the best alternative.


Monsoon –June to September– heavy monsoon showers hit the region thus making it the wettest place. For nature enthusiasts, this can be a good time as the lush greenery and serene environs are worth watching, during this season.

Weather By Month

Month Climate Details
January Moderately cold
Moderately cold
This month witness cold and comfortable weather conditions accompanied with cool breeze. Days are pleasant with slight warmth and clear blue skies, thus favorable for tourism. This month is best for visiting the attractions of this park at their prime. On can enjoy the wildlife reserve, the jungle safari and sightseeing can be fun with kids and family. However, make sure that you wear heavy woolens during your excursion to Sundarbans.
February Moderately cold
Moderately cold
February has moderate climatic conditions with temperature staying comfortably cold. However, it is recommended that you pack your woolen clothing to enjoy the maximum while you are on a trip in Sundarbans. This month invites tourists to indulge in sightseeing and exploring its wildlife which includes Rhesus Monkey, Fiddle Crabs, Deer, reptiles and a diverse variety of fishes that can be found within the rivulet of Sundarbans.
March Pleasant
March has the most pleasing weather with bright sunlit days and soothing and refreshing evenings, whereas nights tend to be cool. With this month the temperature begins to rise, thus warming the entire region and making it favorable for outdoor trips and wildlife safari, from its diverse watchtowers like the Sajnekhali, Netidhopani, Haliday Island and Burirdabri.
April Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
Weather in this month begins to heat up as the summers start to hit the region with extreme sun rays. However you can travel comfortably, thanks to the jungle rides that help you wander within the park. It is recommended that you carry your sun gears to stay protected from heat. Moreover, April is well known for the commencement of honey-collection season at Sundarbans.
May Very Hot
Very Hot
May experiences extreme summers with hot, sweltering days but thanks to the cool winds from the revering delta formed by the Ganga and Brahmaputra that makes the evenings and nights comfortably cold and pleasant. Due to scorching heat travelling in the jungle might not be a good idea; however visiting nearby places can be enjoyed with friends and family. For those who wish to plan their trips in this season carrying sun tan lotions and light cotton clothes is advised.
June Very Hot
Very Hot
June is well known for its pleasing weather conditions with clear blue skies, but weather at day time can be tiring and difficult to venture outside. Outdoor trips might not be possible but you can enjoy the monsoon showers that begin to drench the reservoir. So make sure you carry your rain gears to avoid getting wet in sporadic rainfall during your journey.
Month Climate Details
July Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
With this month the heavy torrential rains begin to hit the region. Throughout daytime you can witness the showers which may cause some hindrance in your journey, as storms are common in this month. However, for those who love rainy weather, this is a good time to relax in its serene environs and enjoy the enormous beauty of Sundarbans Park during monsoons.
August Rainy
August is the wettest month of the year. The continuous rains wet the ground and increase the level of humidity which makes travelling troublesome. This month is not favorable for wildlife safaris but the natural vista of the region is at its prime and worth watching.
September Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
September is the month when monsoon showers diminish and bring a relief from the moist and clammy weather. Temperature in this month is moderately warm with pleasing days and cool nights. The place looks picturesque after being washed in rain. This month marks the beginning of official tourist season in Sundarbans, as the time is favorable for sightseeing and indulging in outdoor activities.
October Pleasant
October is the most awaited month of the year, with cloudless blue skies and cool winds making the weather pleasing. This month invites maximum influx of tourists to enjoy the beautiful weather and sightseeing in Sundarbans, including jungle ride and wide bio-diversity of animals and birds. Being the peak tourist’s month, the rates of tour packages and accommodations are usually increased during this time.
November Moderately cold
Moderately cold
In this month, the weather is pleasing and mild cool environs of the region make this place a perfect tourist destination. With days offering warm sunrays and cool evenings, November gives a great opportunity to visit the West Bengal Tiger reserve and view different variety of mammals, insects, birds, fishes and reptiles. For nature enthusiasts this is the best month to plan a trip to Sundarbans Park.
December Moderately cold
Moderately cold
December brings extreme winters with cool days and temperature dips down considerably. As the nights tend to be chilling, make sure you carry your woolens along with you. This month is perfect for planning a visit to the National Park and spotting diverse species of animals. Besides this, you can go to nearby places and enjoy the local food and witness the lifestyle of natives.

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