Best Time To Visit Kodaikanal
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Weather in Kodaikanal
Sat, Mar 23 2019
29.02ºC | 17.75ºC
Rain in morning , afternoon and evening and clear in night
Sun, Mar 24 2019
31.7ºC | 16.24ºC
Clouds in morning and afternoon , rain in evening and clear in night
Mon, Mar 25 2019
32.22ºC | 14.89ºC
Clear in morning , afternoon and night and clouds in evening
Tue, Mar 26 2019
32.47ºC | 15.04ºC
Clear from morning to night
Wed, Mar 27 2019
33.17ºC | 14.08ºC
Clear from morning to night
Best Time To Visit Kodaikanal
Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination
The weather of Kodaikanal is the main reason many travelers leave behind the hot and humid plains of Tamil Nadu. The thin, pine-scented air of Kodaikanal – which is located 2,133 meters above sea level – attracts thousands of tourists every year. The climate and temperature of Kodaikanal, owing to its location in Palani Hills, is cooler than the rest of Tamil Nadu. Let’s take a detailed look at the best time to visit Kodaikanal below:
The weather conditions in Kodaikanal remain more or less the same throughout the year. The months of April and May make up the peak tourist season in Kodaikanal. Summer is the best season to visit Kodaikanal as the temperatures in Kodaikanal are pleasant and various horticultural shows are organized at Bryant Park in Kodaikanal. The post-monsoon months of September-October are less crowded with occasional clear skies. So, this hill station can be visited any time of the year. However, the best time to visit Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu is from October through March. Here’s a detailed season-wise look at the ideal time to visit Kodaikanal.
Climate in Kodaikanal
Summer Season in Kodaikanal
Summer in Kodaikanal lasts from April to June. The weather of Kodaikanal in May allows tourists to go on day and half-day hikes in the Palani Hills and enjoy the natural wonders of the hill station. Kodaikanal weather in June witnesses the average temperatures between 20 degree Celsius and 35 degrees. Kodaikanal in the summer season is a popular destination in Tamil Nadu for honeymooners and families looking to escape the heat. During this season, sightseeing, boating, trekking, and paragliding are popular things to do in Kodaikanal.
Horticulture Shows, Dog Shows, and Boat Shows are held in Kodaikanal every summer. The ideal weather and entertaining events make summer the best time to visit Kodaikanal.
Monsoon Season in Kodaikanal
Monsoon in Kodaikanal arrives in the month of July and lasts until September. Heavy rainfall in Kodaikanal during this season turns the forested hills into a magical canopy of green. For nature lovers and budget travelers, monsoon is the best season to visit Kodaikanal. Hotel rates tend to go down and there is no tourist crowd. So one can enjoy the serenity of nature during monsoon in Kodaikanal.
Make sure to follow Kodaikanal weather forecast when planning a trip during the monsoon season. Kodaikanal weather in August is pleasant with moderate humidity and nights are colder after rainfall. Those who do not mind getting wet or looking for adventure on slippery slopes, August is the best month to visit Kodaikanal. Trees showcasing every possible hue of green and the moisture-laden air makes monsoon a great season to visit Tamil Nadu.
Winter Season in Kodaikanal
October through March is considered the winter season in Kodaikanal. The weather of Kodaikanal in November starts to get colder, especially in the night. Kodaikanal weather in December witnesses sunny days and chilly nights. The Palani Hills of Tamil Nadu also experience occasional rainfall in December, which makes the hill stations like Kodaikanal more beautiful. Scores of honeymooners and families head to these mountains in Tamil Nadu for a refreshing break. Lakes are full of water, parks adorn fresh greenery, and ample opportunities of trekking make winter the best season to visit Kodaikanal.
Kodaikanal weather in January ranges between 8 degree Celsius and 20 degrees. Make sure to pack woolens while visiting Kodaikanal in winter. The celebrations of Pongal Festival in Kodaikanal in January are worth experiencing.
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Kodaikanal to Batlagundu, Kodai to Dolphin's Nose to Vellagavi to Kumbakkarai, Shembaganur to Morappur to Adukkam, Kodai to Green Hut, and Kodai to Thoppi Thooki Parai are some of the best trekking trails in Kodaikanal.
Kodaikanal Lake, Coaker’s Walk, Bear Shola Falls, Pillar Rocks, Bryant Park, Silent Valley, Suicide Point, and Dolphin’s Nose, and Kurinji Andavar Temple are some of the best sightseeing places in Kodaikanal.
November to February, and June to September are the best time to visit Kodaikanal.
Tava Vegetarian Restaurant, Hilltop Inn, Aby's Cafe, and Tibetan Brothers are some of the best restaurants in Kodaikanal.
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