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Vidhi Grover
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Published: Aug 08, 2018 | 35 Views

Best time to visit kerala

There are three different seasons in Kerala and all these seasons are appropriate for a visit depending on why you are planning a trip to Kerala:

  1. The first is Peak Season which is from September to March when the weather is cold and snug and the perfect time to travel for a vacation in Kerala.
  2. The second is Off season in Kerala which is a scorching, moist summer season from April to May.
  3. The third is the Monsoon Season which is from June to August and appropriate for Ayurveda with showers from time to time.


PEAK SEASON - SEPTEMBER TO MARCH

Peak Season starts simply after the monsoon in September and goes on till March when the summer is about to begin and is treated to be the best time to travel to Kerala.

During this time of the year excellent weather and bright skies are at its calm, pleasant, and refreshingly best offering an awesome healthy weather for people traveling to Kerala to relish their time in a Kerala Tour including beaches, hill stations, and backwaters.

Some of the best places to visit in Kerala in this season involve Munnar, Thekkady, Kovalam, Alleppey, and Kumarakom.

Famous Competitions and Activities in Kerala during this Peak season are:

  • Cochin Carnival in January
  • Kumarakom Boat Race from September to October
  • Aranmula Boat Race in September
  • Indira Gandhi Boat Race in December
  • Athachamayam from August to September
  • Onam in September
  • Chembai Music Festival in November


  • Kerala in September

The excessive temperatures and superabundant rain continue in Kerala in September.

The mean temperature in September is 27 degree Celsius.


  • Kerala in October

The probability of rain occurring in October on any given day ranges from 57% to 68%.

Despite Monsoon season ending this month, it is still a very wet month.

The mean temperature ranges from 24 degree Celsius to 30 degree Celsius.


  • Kerala in November

It is the start of the dry season which actually begins at the end of the month. The amount of rainfall also decreases during this month but still, November is quite wet.

The mean temperature ranges from 23 degree Celsius to 31 degree Celsius.


  • Kerala in December

The mild and comforting equatorial climate of Kerala is best for a vacation in December.

The mean temperature generally ranges from 23 degree Celsius to 32 degree Celsius during this month.


  • Kerala in January

January is the winter season and the driest month of the whole year with very less rainfall.

The mean temperature for this month ranges from 28 degree Celsius to 32 degree Celsius.


  • Kerala in February

February is one of the dry months of Kerala. Though, the probability of rainfall increases as the days of the month pass.

The mean temperature ranges from 23 degree Celsius to 32 degree Celsius.


  • Kerala in March

Kerala begins to get even warmer in March. It is the third driest month of the year in Kerala.

The average temperature ranges from 24 degree Celsius to 33 degree Celsius.


OFF SEASON - APRIL TO MAY

These summer months are good to visit Kerala particularly if you feel that you can endure the heat. If you can, then you can plan your trip from April through May and relish a less rushy, less expensive travel encounter.

These summer months cause a sluggish pace, dank climate, hardly any crowds, and reduced hotel tariffs in Kerala Tourism.

Well-known hill stations like Munnar and Wayanad are the best places to visit in this season.

If you drop anchor in Munnar or Wayanad, then you can spend very hot, scorching but not so humid days and revel in a perfect budget holiday in Kerala.

Famous Competitions and Activities in Kerala during this Offseason are:

  • Guruvayoor Utsavam from February to March
  • Aluva Sivarathri from February to March
  • Vishu in April
  • Easter from March to April
  • Edathuva Perunnal from April to May


  • Kerala in April

April is the Summer season. It is a hot season post dry winter season and prior to super wet monsoon season.

It is one of the hottest months of the year.

The mean temperature ranges from 25 degree Celsius to 33 degree Celsius.


  • Kerala in May

The temperatures in May gradually falls and the amount of rainfall increases as the monsoon season is just around the corner.

Though, this month is also extremely hot.

The mean temperature ranges from 25 degree Celsius to 33 degree Celsius.


MONSOON OR KERALA AYURVEDA SEASON - JUNE TO AUGUST

The months of June, July, and August face the highest rainfall. The weather is very unpredictable during these months.

Monsoons help you to explore a different Kerala with abounding rivers, trees swaying to the melody of the winds, hills and wide stretches of fields blanketed with luxurious verdant vegetation.

Monsoon in these months offers local people the relief after facing the hot and intense summers by bringing in welcome showers and low temperatures.

This the best time to visit Kerala for Ayurveda treatments.

Also, if you are traveling to Kerala in Monsoon, then do not forget to carry extra clothes as laundry may not dry well.

Famous Competitions and Activities in Kerala during this Monsoon season are:

  • Ayurveda Treatments from June to August
  • Nehru Trophy Boat Race in August
  • Kottiyoor Utsavam from June to July
  • Champakkulam Boat Race from June to July


  • Kerala in June

June indicates the start of Monsoon season in Kerala.

It is the wettest month of the entire year.

The average temperature ranges between 24 degree Celsius to 30 degree Celsius.


  • Kerala in July

The monsoon season continues the whole July.

July is one of the wettest months of the year where one can expect a shower every day.

The average temperature lies between 24 degree Celsius to 30 degree Celsius.


  • Kerala in August

Monsoon comes to an end during this with some light showers.

Kerala in this month faces high temperatures as well as rain.

The mean temperature ranges from 24 degree Celsius to 30 degree Celsius.

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