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Majuli island Weather And Best Time To Visit Majuli island
The gorgeous little river island of Majuli is located in the Indian state of Assam. With a pretty postcard setting, Majuli has in recent times emerged as a major ecotourism spot garnering tourists from different parts of the country. Without a major airport or railhead, ferries are the only means to reach Majuli from Jorhat. However, not all seasons are recommended for visiting Majuli. Let us study the Majuli weather pattern and the best time considered for a trip to the little island.
Summer (March to June)
Temperatures tend to soar during summer in Majuli. It is hot, humid and sultry, and the incessant sweating makes people feel nauseous. With temperatures crossing the 30°C mark, moving around and sightseeing get tough. It is better to avoid the summer months here completely.
Monsoon (July to September)
With the onset of monsoon, weather improves considerably. The rains infuse a freshness and grant new lease of life to the surroundings. Weather remains pleasant with temperatures hovering around the 20°C mark. However rains also cause floods across the state of Assam and as a river island, Majuli is rather vulnerable to the effects of flooding. Hence a tour of the island can become unpredictable.
Winter (October to February)
These months are considered ideal for visiting and exploring Majuli Island. Climate is mild and moderate with temperatures ranging below 20°C. Late autumn, winter and spring are beautiful times to visit Majuli and enjoy the beauty of the surroundings. This period also coincides with the Raas festival of Lord Krishna, celebrated on full moon day in November. You should definitely enjoy it in Majuli.