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Palakkad Weather And Best Time To Visit Palakkad
Brimming with a perfect blend of the cultural heritage of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Palakkad is a multifaceted city of Kerala. To some people, Palakkad is also familiar by the name Palghat, which characterises the extensive stretch of undulating pastures and the panoramic charm of the city. Its reputation as one of the chief cultivators of rice earned it the title of “The Granary of Kerala”. The weather in Palakkad is an aftereffect of South West winds, always fluctuating between 22°C and 32°C. The tropical characteristics of this city mean that summers are excruciatingly hot and the city receives constant precipitation of rainfall. However, the climate in winter acts as a blessing in disguise for tourists travelling to this beautiful town. The cool and relaxing weather and dip in rainfall make winter season the best time to travel to Palakkad.
Summer (March to May)
Summer season in Palakkad begins from the month of March and lasts right up to May. Owing to its closeness to coastal waters, the city’s summers experience sweltering heat and humid weather. The temperatures during the hotter months of April and May sometimes climb up to about 35°C. Even the summer season is not spared when it comes to the downpour of rainfall. Presence of a shoreline within touching distance constantly tinkers with the weather of Palakkad. On account of the incredible heat experienced during summer, most tourists avoid travelling to Palakkad during this time. However, certain brave adventurers who love defying the odds still make their way to Palakkad so that they can take advantage of the off-season benefits on offer.
Monsoon (June to September)
The monsoon season in Palakkad encounters abounding rainfall. The rains however help bring in a pleasing climate throughout the city. The weather witnesses a dip in temperatures, with the numbers hovering somewhere between 25°C and 30°C. With the onset of rejuvenating showers, the city comes to life with surreal landscapes and blooming vegetation. The heavy precipitation however renders many travelling options inaccessible, making monsoon season a hard time to visit Palakkad. On the other hand, those who love the rainy season and hold great affection towards nature do not mind traversing through these tricky paths.
Winter (October to February)
Winter is the best time of the year to travel to the unexplored city of Palakkad. The region blossoms with unblemished greenery during winter, in addition to the chilly weather that the season brings along. The temperatures during this season stay low, fluctuating between 22°C and 28°C. The climate sometimes stoops down to as low as 14°C during the month of November. The rainfall experienced turns negligible and travel options for tourists are conveniently abundant. The soothing weather and the romantic vistas that flourish during winter season provide an apt honeymoon destination for couples. The comfort with which tourists can explore the various enthralling sites that Palakkad has on offer is truly satisfying.