Visakhapatnam Weather

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"The City of Destiny" - Visakhapatnam is a port city. It is located on the face of Bay of Bengal, essentially observes tropical type of climate.

The only natural harbor on the eastern coast of India, lying at an altitude of 5 meters above the sea level experiences moderate weather conditions. Visakhapatnam apart from being a port city has many colonial tourists' attractions that draw in many visitors. The winter season is the best time to visit Visakhapatnam, when the pleasant days and cool nights stabilize the overall temperature and make it comfortable to enjoy the remarkable sandy beaches and to catch a glimpse of this spectacular city. Whereas, the summers here begin in March and last till mid June, where temperature reaches a scorching level of 45°C and makes the weather repressive and uncomfortable to move without sun gears. Monsoon showers delights the tourists, with its amusing parks, hills, colorful valleys and mountain ranges are some fabulous spots to catch a glimpse.


Winters –November –February – winter season offer pleasant climatic conditions with temperature dip down to the minimum of 18°C. This is the best time to visit the striking sandy beaches of Vishakhapatnam.


Summers – March – June –summers are extremely hot and the place may experience heat waves and dry spells. The days are difficult to travel, however the cool breeze in the evening pacify the weather.


Monsoon –July –October –due to north-east winds, the sporadic showers drench the city at several times. The region becomes extremely magical during monsoons season and enjoys huge influx of tourists.

Weather By Month

Month Climate Details
January Pleasant
Weather condition during this month remains moderately cold inviting many travelers. Days are beautiful with blue skies and pleasant weather conditions, while evenings can be a bit cool. It is really a good time for traveling and indulging in outdoor activities. The place gets very crowded with many pilgrims thronging the temple.
February Pleasant
The climate in February month starts to get warm but is still within the comfortable hot zone. Days are comforting and pleasant, accompanied with cool breezes that stabilize the region and make it ideal for travelling and temple visit. This is the month that has maximum invasion of tourists, visiting the city, thus the hotel prices are at their highest.
March Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
Mercury starts to rise making the weather hot. The sky is clear with sunrays warming up the region, whereas nights are moderately cool. At times temperature is expected to reach up to 38 degree Celsius thus use of sun gears is recommended, if you plan to roam around the place in this season.
April Very Hot
Very Hot
The city is extremely hot in this month, as the summers begin to make their presence felt. The climate becomes unbearably hot with scorching sun making it difficult to move outside, thus wearing light cotton clothes is necessary. You can visit the temples, caves within the city at day time while evenings are favorable for sightseeing and beach activities.
May Very Hot
Very Hot
Weather during this month is severely hot. Due to its proximity with the sea, the weather becomes sultry and may cause sun stroke. It may not be a good idea to go for beach activities or any adventure sports during day time but temple visits and local market can be thoroughly enjoyed with the help of local transports without any heat or sweat.
June Very Hot
Very Hot
June has hot and humid weather conditions. This month is the most awaited as it brings pre-monsoon showers and official tourists visits begin from this season. Intermittent showers begin here by the mid- June and offer a relief from the tiring summers.
Month Climate Details
July Rainy
This month brings in heavy showers and cool breeze make the place pleasant, which is an added advantage. This month has natural exquisiteness, at its peak along with its impressive lineup of monuments, ancient temples and lofty hills attract thousands of tourists from all around the world. Proper rain gear is a must if planning to visit in this month.
August Rainy
This is the month when monsoon begin to fade away. Frequent downpour may occur most days of the month but on the plus side, the temperature drops down to comfortable level. One can plan for short trips or make a short temple visits. Make sure you carry rain wear and umbrellas if going to Visakhapatnam in monsoon.
September Moderately Hot
Moderately Hot
This is among the best month to plan a visit to Visakhapatnam. With the onset of spring season and end of monsoon showers the town looks amazing and beach activities can be enjoyed maximum in this month. The sky is a mixture of blue and white with temperature within comfortable range. This month witnesses celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi, which is celebrated with pomp and show.
October Pleasant
During this month the weather is comfortably hot making it ideal for visiting Visakhapatnam. This is one of the best months for visiting the major attractions of the city like Dolphin’s Nose, Kailasagiri, and Indira Gandhi Zoological Park. Cool salubrious winds during late October makes climate quite cool and perfect place to hop in for an ideal vacation.
November Pleasant
The weather becomes very pleasing during this month. Day time temperature remains amiable at 30ºC and the nights brisk 16 ºC at the height of winter during November. This is also a peak pilgrim season and hotel rates become highest during this time.
December Moderately Cold
Moderately Cold
December has moderately cold weather. During this month, temperatures falls down to the most comfort level, thereby toting up as the best travel season for enthusiastic travelers. It is the best period for visiting the stunning landscapes, splendid religious and cultural diversity that proudly displays the real magnificence of the city. Light warm clothes are recommended as the nights are expected to be chilly.

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