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Rameshwaram Weather And Best Time To Visit Rameshwaram
Rameshwaram, the island between India and Sri Lanka, literally translates to 'the master of Ram' i.e. Shiva. Here Lord Ram worshipped Lord Shiva after he returned victorious from Lanka. This place has a tropical climate. Considering that the town is on the sea coast, the weather in Rameshwaram is predictable through the year with warm summers, rainy monsoons and a pleasant winter. Tourists visit Rameshwaram for the temples, the fine landscape by the sea and for adventure tourism. So it’s sensible to settle on the perfect season to visit Rameshwaram.
The best time, then, to visit Rameshwaram, is in winter i.e from November to February, although summers are also quite a tolerably good time to visit.
Summers are hot and humid, with the average temperature ranging from 27°c - 40°c. Mornings and late evenings are pleasant and brisk with a cool breeze blowing in from the sea. Rameshwaram has a number of beaches where you can spend an evening to cool off from the day’s heat. Summer could be the second best season to visit Rameshwaram. Keep yourself hydrated with water and tender coconuts.
Northeast monsoon rains ring in moderate to heavy rains that are accompanied by occasional thundershowers. Rainy season is lean tourist period, as travelling and sightseeing might be cumbersome due to rains and slushy roads. But monsoon turns the region picturesque with the waterbeds getting filled with water and the migratory birds flying in for breeding, and native birds hunting for food. Keep an umbrella and raincoat handy. Temperature averages 28°c - 35°c.
Now, this is the greatest best time to visit Rameshwaram. The weather is nippy and pleasant with cool nights and breezy days and you can sightsee and explore the region as much as you would like to. Visit the beaches, go boating or surfing. Winter is the ideal season for tourists as well as pilgrims who throng to Rameshwaram to celebrate the festival of Arudhra Darisanam (December-January). Temperature averages 20°c - 30°c.