Best Time to Visit Jodhpur
Witness the unique shades of blue in the architecturally rich city of Rajasthan
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Weather in Jodhpur
Sat, Jan 19 2019
14.71ºC | 14.71ºC
Clouds from morning to night
Sun, Jan 20 2019
28.2ºC | 13.23ºC
Clear in morning and afternoon and clouds from evening to night
Mon, Jan 21 2019
21.08ºC | 9.91ºC
Clouds in morning , afternoon and night and rain in evening
Tue, Jan 22 2019
18.16ºC | 7.63ºC
Rain in morning and clear from afternoon to night
Wed, Jan 23 2019
20.53ºC | 6.36ºC
Clear from morning to night
Thu, Jan 24 2019
20.89ºC | 8.42ºC
Clouds in morning , evening and night and clear in afternoon
Best Time To Visit Jodhpur
Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination
The best time to visit Jodhpur is from October to March. Being a city located in and around a deserted terrain, it is usually hot and humid all year round; during the day, there can be unbearable heat, while at night it becomes pleasantly chilly. During the months from October to March, the weather relatively cools off due to the monsoon showers, making it easier for tourists to explore the city.
Let’s have a look at the below month-wise segregation for a better clarification.
March – June (temperature)
Constituting the summer season, the period of March to June has quite hot temperatures. Mercury frequently crosses 45 degrees in the afternoon and night brings only a little relief. It is not advisable to visit Jodhpur in April or May. Sightseeing and other outdoor activity is not advised due to excessive heat wave.
July – September (temperature)
With temperature ranging in between 24 degree and 35 degree celsius, Jodhpur experiences some downpour during this time. Though, the temperature comes down a little during the daytime, the humidity level is at its peak; making it an off-season for visiting Jodhpur. Being an off season for tourism, one can enjoy better deals on hotel accommodations at this time.
October – February (temperature)
With weather turning pleasant, the period of October to February, i.e. the winter season is the best time to visit Jodhpur. The temperature ranging in between 10 degree and 24 degree Celsius is perfect for sightseeing, desert activities and much more.
Festivals in Jodhpur
One can enjoy the celebration of Marwar Festival which is celebrated on the full moon night in the month of Ashwin as per the Hindu calendar. Organized over two days, it usually falls around September or October. Marwar Festival in Jodhpur is a vibrant event to celebrate local folk artists and historical events of the kingdom. Desert Kite Festival
Jodhpur International Desert Kite Festival is held annually in Jodhpur Polo Ground on January 14th and goes on for the next two days. Participate indulge in friendly and competitive flying sessions. Organized every year in February for 8 days, Nagaur Cattle Fair is another popular festival in the region.
Climate in Jodhpur
Summer Season in Jodhpur
The summer months from April to June are quite hot and are not an advisable time for visiting Jodhpur. The temperatures can rise up to an unbearable level, making it very difficult to move out and around in the city.
Monsoon Season in Jodhpur
From July to August, the monsoon takes over the blue city, though the showers are very light. Since this period is right before the tourist season, it is a good time to escape the crowd and enjoy the attractions of the city. However, it is advisable to check the weather once before you plan your trip.
Winter Season in Jodhpur
This is the best season to visit Jodhpur as the weather during winters is very pleasant. The period from October to March is excellent for sightseeing and other outdoor activities.
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FAQ's of Jodhpur
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Unlike other cities of Rajasthan, Jodhpur doesn't have many activities to do than sightseeings and desert safari. A couple or three days should be enough for a visit to this city.
Jodhpur is a pretty safe place to be in but don't stay out till too late at night and don't get too friendly with the locals either. Keep your distance and be alert at all times and appear confident and don't look afraid or lost, irrespective of whom you meet. If you keep your wits about you, you should be fine in most cases.
Some of the major places one should visit in the city are Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Mahamandir, Clock Tower, Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Mandore Gardens and Balsamand Lake and Garden.
Jodhpur has its famous Mirchi Vada, Mawa Kachori and Pyaaz Kachori. Almost as popular and a must try item is Makhaniya Lassi.
A lot of tourists like to stay in one of the numerous heritage hotels in Jodhpur, which give an authentic feel of staying in an old haveli. For those who want to stay in luxury, Jodhpur in fact has some of the best hotels in the country. Notably, the Umaid Bhavan Palace which was originally used by the Royal family as their palace is now a heritage hotel, managed by the Taj group - a night's stay here would cost around 5000 per night.
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