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Mysore Weather And Best Time To Visit Mysore
Mysore is an all-year tourist destination in South India. Summers are typically warm and winters are cool, so you could plan a trip to Mysore at anytime of the year, without having to worry about the weather. But the ideal period for a visit to Mysore is from October to March, when the weather is really good for sightseeing and outdoor adventures, since you should be pretty sure you’re not confined to your room due to a humid or rainy day. Explained below are the many seasons that Mysore sees and how they affect your tourism prospects.
Summer months are moderately hot with the average temperature going between 22-39°C. The days could be hot and sunny but bearable. May is the hottest month of the year but the weather turns cool after the time of sunset and remains so up until sunrise. Put on some sunglasses and scoop a hat, wear light cottons and carry your water bottle. This is the best time to check out the summer's blooms in the fields.
You get moderate rainfall, and that’s decently safe to venture out for sightseeing and photography. Intermittent rains may throw a wet blanket in if you plan on pursuing adventure sports like trekking, skydiving or a long trip through the city. If at all it rains, relax in your lounge chair, watching the rain, with a hot cup of coffee and a piping hot Mysore bonda. Temperature averages 19-29°C.
Post Monsoon (October-December)
October is celebration time in Mysore, with the Dussehra festival welcoming tourists from all over the world. The weather makes a nice and pleasant post-monsoon season, which is very touristy. The landscape is lush and verdant after the recent rains. There might be occasional rains from the northeast monsoon winds, so carry an umbrella or raincoats. Temperature ranges from 16-28°C.
Winter is dry and warm as well moderately cool; and so, is an extremely good weather to travel to Mysore. It’s the best period for seeing the sights, for unhindered photoshoots and for trekking. Avid bird watchers would be delighted to find a plethora of wild birds that migrate to Mysore for winter. Temperature averages from 15-30°C. Carry warm woollens and you’re good to go!