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Maheshwar Weather And Best Time To Visit Maheshwar
Maheshwar in MP is located on the north bank of Narmada River and 91 km from Indore about 13 km to the east of NH3. The popularity of Maheshwar is on two counts - pilgrimage and tourism. There are some of the most beautiful temples in Maheshwar as well as some of the most amazing creations made by man here too. It is a centre of weaving with the use of handloom since the fifth century. It is from here that ladies get the pretty Maheshwari saris and the fabric of the same name.
Maheshwar was also the capital of Ahilya Devi’s empire during the 18th century. Like most parts of MP the weather in Maheshwar is tropical. The best time to visit Maheshwar is between October and March. Let us see these aspects in further details.
The temperature in Maheshwar during the summer months could go up to 45°C, in which condition tourism will not be advisable. The visitor will find the days scalding hot and dry too, dehydration will be a major problem and sunstrokes are common too. It is best to avoid visiting Maheshwar during the summer months.
Maheshwar is very humid during the rainy season and this might make you feel uncomfortable. However, one can still visit Maheshwar during the monsoon if one can put up with a bit of humidity and mild discomfort. The rainy season is therefore the second choice if you are planning to visit Maheshwar.
It is during winter that Maheshwar really blooms. The temperature tends to fluctuate between 15 and 25°C. You will find the mornings and nights slightly chilly but the weather is excellent right through the day and tourists will be very comfortable. It is a good idea to visit Maheshwar during the festive season and find out the grandeur of this place during Diwali or Shivratri.