Best Season / Best time to visit Ananthapur
Ananthapur has an arid climate for most of the year. The conditions are hot and extremely dry. Summers experience high temperatures going up to 38 degrees Celsius. The city is affected by both the North -East as well as the South-West monsoons. Winters are dry with very limited rainfall, but the temperatures are milder.
Summer season starts from late February and goes on till early June. Highest temperatures are seen towards the end of May. Temperatures can vary from 26 degrees to 38 degrees Celsius in the summer. However the city may have pre monsoon rainfall during the month of March which reduces the temperatures for a short period.
Winter season is from December to February. However by February the temperatures start rising and the climate become unpleasant. During the winter the temperatures can vary from a minimum of 22 degrees to a maximum of 26 degrees Celsius. The average temperature during the winter months is 22-23 degrees Celsius. This is the best time to visit as there is little humidity and the weather is mild.
Monsoon starts in September and lasts until the end of November. Heavy rains bring the temperatures down. It is best to avoid the monsoon season.