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Malvan Weather And Best Time To Visit Malvan
Situated by the sea, with pristine beaches, coral reefs and the lovely landscape of the Konkan, Malvan is ideal for a vacation tour or a quick weekend getaway. It’s also one of the best places to visit while on a trip to Goa. Malvan provides a veritable feast to the eyes any time of the year, be it summers, monsoon or winters, but you could choose the exact season if you want to enjoy all that Malvan has to offer, be it adventure sports by the waters, trekking, sightseeing or just a lovely tour to a seaside town!
Malvan has a tropical climate with hot summers, rainy monsoon months and pleasing winters. The people of Malvan revel in the seasons with a host of religious and cultural festivals. The best seasons to visit the coastal town would be the winter, followed by summer!
Summer (March - June)
Malvan can get humid and hot during summer, with temperatures garnering up a warm 38°C. Early mornings and evenings are cool and pleasant and are lovely periods of the day to spend by the beaches, than the daytimes which are usually sultry. Malvan’s summers are generally off season, so if you are vacationing in Malvan during these months, you might get discounts in accommodation and go snorkeling or scuba diving in the sea.
Participate in the Shimgyachi Holi or Small Holi (March – April), when Holika Dahan or a bonfire is lit in a public place and people add dried kokum leaves and logs to keep the fire burning as a sign of goodness triumphing over evil. The Holi festival culminates with the chanting of prayers and distribution of prasad.
Monsoon (July - September)
The southwest monsoon showers down over Malvan quite heavy. The months of August and September are the wettest months of the year. Though monsoon does turn the landscape verdant and picturesque, you might have to put off sightseeing and watersports. Monsoons are not a favorite season for a touristy trip to Malvan, but if you do visit, keep a raincoat and umbrella handy.
The rain showers do nothing to dampen the festive atmosphere of Malvan when Ganesh Chaturthi with weeklong celebrations and processions and Narali Purnima which marks the beginning of the new fishing season by the seaside, are celebrated in August to September.
Winter (October - February)
Winter is the best time to visit Malvan with pleasant breezy days, clear skies and cool nights, and you could indulge in a perfect vacation what with exploring the countryside, visiting the temples or trekking up the hills and jumping headlong into some of the ultimate watersports available in Malvan. Besides the open sea shores, there are dense woodlands and villages where you could go on a hiking trip, binoculars in hand to watch the birds.
The maximum temperature averages about 16 °C to 28°C, so it’s not very cold in Malvan and you could do well to dress up in sensible winter clothes. Some of the most interesting places you could visit while in Malvan are the Sindudurg Fort, the unexplored, quaint Talashil Tondavali and the cashew and coconut tree fringed Vengurla Malvan beaches.