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Visakhapatnam Weather And Best Time To Visit Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam, or Vizag, is the primary city in Andhra Pradesh. It is also the most populated city and the financial capital of the state. Famous for stunning beaches, a visit to Visakhapatnam will be a memorable experience. Visakhapatnam remains hot and humid for the most part of the year like other coastal cities in India. Although the days are hot, the temperature cools down during the evenings. Receives a good amount of rainfall during the monsoon and winters are the best time to visit the city. If you are planning a trip to this beach city of Andhra Pradesh, having some knowledge about its weather and the best time to visit this place can make your stay in Vizag pleasant. Let’s discuss the weather of Visakhapatnam and the best time to visit the city.
Summer (March - June)
Summers in Visakhapatnam can be scorching. The summer season starts from the month of March and remains active until June. The temperature during this time ranges between 22° C to 41° C. Therefore, it is not recommended to visit Visakhapatnam in the summer season. The reasons are quite obvious, sightseeing in the scorching heat gets difficult and you are most likely to miss out on visiting many vibrant places of Visakhapatnam. Beaches and nearby hill stations can make life easier if you still plan to visit the city during the summertime.
Temperature range: Minimum 28° C and maximum 40° C.
Monsoon (July - October)
The monsoon season in Visakhapatnam starts from the end of June and spans till September end or the start of October. The city receives average to heavy rainfall during the monsoons. The temperature usually ranges between 27° C to 35° C. Rains help in getting the temperature down and the weather becomes quite pleasant. However, the humidity remains active which can make visiting places a little uncomfortable and you might not be able to explore the city to the fullest. However, if you still visit this place during the monsoon, ensure to carry umbrellas and raincoats. It doesn’t rain continuously (like every day). It is suggested to read the weather forecast before you begin your trip.
Temperature range: Minimum 26° C and maximum 35° C.
Winter (November - February)
The most pleasant time of the year, that is the winters, starts in November and lasts till February end or the start of March. This is the ideal time to plan a trip as the temperature during this time ranges 15° C and 27° C. It doesn’t get too cold and sightseeing the beautiful places will be a fabulous experience. Visiting Visakhapatnam in winters is your perfect opportunity to witness a plethora of festivals including Visakha Utsav and a few of the beach festivals. These festivals are celebrated with great zeal. At the beaches, you can participate in many water activities and competitions that are carried out and make Visakhapatnam attractive and exciting. You will also enjoy the hot and spicy Vizag cuisine that will leave your taste buds simply satiated.
Temperature range: Minimum 13 ° C and maximum 28° C.