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Kumbakonam Weather And Best Time To Visit Kumbakonam
Kumbakonam has a typical tropical climate. Regions around the Cauvery Delta are rather hot, but Kumbakonam has moderate weather throughout the year and summers are said to be far better than in hot coastal cities like Chennai. All said, there are numerous places to visit in Kumbakonam and it were better you choose the most ideal time for a visit.
The most perfect time for a visit would be from December to February and from June to September.
Summer (March - May)
Summers are moderately hot and dry in Kumbakonam.The average temperature sits between 32°C to 38°C. Summer is generally considered off season, for it is quite warm for travelling, but if you are visiting the city, fill up on the soft, luscious ice apples that you would normally find being sold on the country roads. No matter how hot the weather is, don’t miss out on the Kumbakonam degree coffee.
Monsoon (June - September)
Southwest monsoon rains are very intermittent and light. The change in seasons makes the region a pleasant one, with lush fields of paddy and greenery perking up with the rains. You could opt for a visit during these months too, if you are planning to go on a pilgrimage and don’t really mind the sporadic rainfall. October to December is post monsoon time or the retreating northeast monsoon. There might be cyclonic storms over the Cauvery Delta with medium to heavy rainfall over the area during these latter months.
Winter (December - March)
Winters are dry and cool, with pleasant breezy mornings and calm sunsets. This is an idyllic time to visit Kumbakonam for sightseeing trips as well as for pilgrimages. Temperature averages 20°C to 26°C. Post December, the weather is generally placid and you can explore the town to your heart’s content.