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Kanyakumari Weather And Best Time To Visit Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari is the southernmost tip of India. As Kanyakumari is close to the seas, the expanse experiences a tropical coastal climate. There are not many variations in the seasons, as there is an overall humidity and seasonal rain during the year. Kanyakumari has a pleasant weather throughout the year and can be visited at anytime. Kanyakumari boasts of an extraordinarily beautiful coastline with amazing daybreaks over the beaches, splendid temples, sanctuaries and monuments that need a perfect climate to savour.
The best months to visit Kanyakumari are from December to February, when it is winter and the climate is pleasant and tranquil, so you can enjoy a great holiday getaway.
Summer is warm and humid. April and May are at the zenith of summer, but it’s still warm and the temperature hardly goes beyond 26°C- 35°C. But the weather turns pleasing by sunset as cool breeze blows in from the seas. There is intermittent mango or pre-monsoon rain that increases the humidity, but also brings down the temperature considerably. It’s a good period for water sports like surfing and swimming, as the seas are generally calmer. If you visit Kanyakumari in summer, don’t miss out on the flocks of pink Greater Flamingos that swarm over the Manakkudy estuary. Summer is the next best time to visit Kanyakumari.
Unlike the other regions of Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari gets intermittent to heavy thundershowers from both the southwest and the northeast monsoons. Sightseeing might be difficult and so would the adventure sports, ferry rides and travel in general. Monsoon is off season in Kanyakumari, but if you are in in town by October don’t miss out on the feisty Cape Festival. Temperature ranges 24°C-30°C.
Winter is a warm and pleasant season and it’s so idyllic for a hassle free sightseeing, especially for marching off on blissful treks through wild mountain streams, shopping for shells, visiting the waterfalls and for indulging in adventure sports. Watch the birds migrating in for winter to the backwaters and woodlands. A clear wintry sky is just about great to watch the sunrise and sunset, which are such amazing attractions of Kanyakumari. Temperature averages 23°C-31°C.