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Bankura Weather And Best Time To Visit Bankura
Bankura is a popular tourist destination in West Bengal that is known for its art and architecture. There are beautiful sculpted temples, hills and scenic spots in and around Bankura that have made it a lucrative weekend getaway. Bankura is well connected with Kolkata and neighboring towns and districts. The weather is good but there are some months that should be avoided as Bankura exeriences very hot summers. If you want to determine the best time to visit Bankura then read on.
Summer (March to May)
Summer sets in Bankura in the month of March and continues till May before monsoon sets in. Bankura experiences extremely hot and humid summers. Temperature rises steadily and easily crosses the 40°C mark. The feel factor however is much more and is very uncomfortable. Bankura is one of the hottest districts of West Bengal. The sultry weather makes it difficult for tourists to step out with sun glaring down. It is recommended not to visit Bankura in summer as it will not be a pleasant experience.
Monsoon (June to September)
Monsoon sets in the month of June and the first showers that hit the district are welcomed with open arms. After the harsh and fiercely hot summer, the rains bring much needed respite. Bankura receives considerable amount of rainfall. The South West Monsoon brings heavy showers particularly in the months of August and September. Rains can disrupt sightseeing plans and not really an ideal time for exploring the district. So most travellers prefer to avoid monsoon in favour of the oncoming winters.
Winter (October to February)
After the end of Dussehra and Diwali, the temperatures start dipping gradually. By November there is a chill in the air and the weather is pleasant and cool. Temperature hovers between 10°C and 22°C. The sky is clear; there are no rains and excessive heat. Winters are cold and dry making it the best time for tourists to visit the district and explore the areas in and around Bankura. The air is fresh and make your stay is a pleasant and memorable one.