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Kanchipuram Weather And Best Time To Visit Kanchipuram
Kanchipuram, famous as one of the seven holiest places of India, is a town teeming with ancient temples and monuments. Picking up the perfect season for a visit will be most suitable for a pleasant stay, for visiting the temples and going off on a shopping or sightseeing trip around the region. Kanchipuram has a humid and tropical weather through the year, with warm summers and rainy monsoons, so the best and most idyllic time to visit Kanchipuram would be from December to March, when the seasons are dry and pleasant.
Summer warms up the region and reaches its zenith by May, with the Agni Nakshatra or fire star making things hot and sultry. Summer is not a suitable season for a holiday getaway to Kanchipuram. Days are hot but a cooler breeze sets in by evening, so you can venture out by sundown. The temperature ranges from 21°c - 37°c. Cool off with tender coconut water and ice apples. Go on a weekend getaway to Covelong Beach, about 73 km from Kanchipuram.
Kanchipuram receives moderate rainfall from the southwest monsoon and heavy rainfall with occasional cyclonic storms and floods during northeast monsoon. Travelling and exploring the town during the monsoon could be troublesome. If you wouldn't mind the rains, visit Kanchipuram to enjoy the light of the lush paddy fields and the sqeaky clean water drenched temples. Keep a raincoat and an umbrella handy. Temperature averages 19°c - 25°c.
October and November are classified as post monsoon in Tamil Nadu, with north-easterly trade winds bringing in heavy rains. By December the rains patter off and the weather turns dry and cool and gets ready to receive the tourists to the pilgrim town of Kanchipuram. Don’t miss out on the popular Silk Tourism Festival of Kanchipuram held in October. Temperature averages between 19°c - 29°c.