Best Season / Best time to visit Araku Valley
Araku Valley is located at a height of around 2992 feet and has a pleasant climate throughout the year. Summers are cool and are a good time to visit. During certain periods summer days may be warm. However, predominantly summer season is extremely pleasant. Monsoons bring extensive rainfall to this region and visiting during this time may not be the best option. Winter season is cold and temperatures drop rapidly during the nights.
Summer temperatures range from a minimum of 18°C and can rise up to a maximum of 28°C. Average day temperatures in summer range around 24°C. A cool mountain breeze can be experienced during the summer months and the place may even get certain amount of rainfall in the summer.
Monsoon season starts in June and the place gets substantial rainfall till October. Due to the close proximity to the Bay of Bengal rainfall is extensive. Travelling during this period is difficult as heavy rain may cause landslides.
Winter season is from December to February. January is the coldest part of the year and it is a good time to visit the place. Travelers are advised to bring protective clothing as temperatures may drop to around 5°C during the nights.