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Best Season:

Oct - Mar


Summer 24 to 41°C, Winter 17 to 32°C

Best Season / Best time to visit Pondicherry

Pondicherry is hot and humid throughout the year. The best time for visiting the place is from October to March.
  • Winters (November to February) are somewhat pleasant with minimum just touching 17°C. Perfect time for tourism in Pondicherry. Tourists can enjoy sightseeing, beach activities and water sports.
  • Summers (March to July) have a maximum mercury level of 41°C. During summer months, the place receives less crowd and water activities are still enjoyable.
  • Monsoons (July-end to September) offers good amount of rainfall in Pondicherry. The place also receives rainfalls in the month between November and January. It is a good time for rain lovers and those who enjoy scenic nature.
From October to November the evenings are cool and this period is ideal for all types of tourist activities. The weather becomes pleasant between December and February which makes it perfect for sightseeing and other tourist activities, while water sports can be best enjoyed during October to May. Most tourists don’t prefer to take up holiday packages for Pondicherry during summer months as the weather is uncomfortably hot.

Month-wise Pondicherry Weather

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
July is not the best month to visit Pondicherry.
Weather: Very Hot
July is accompanied by hot and humid climate. Monsoon appears at the end of this month, offers relief from the scorching summer. It is an off-season and is good time for budget holidays as the hotels/resorts offer lower rates when compared to peak season.
Month Climate Details
Jan
Pleasant
Coldest month of the year and is a peak time for tourists. Days are sunny and warm but the cool sea breeze makes the nights extremely pleasant. Best time for sightseeing and indulging in beach activities as well as water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, banana rides, water skiing, surfing etc. It is also enjoyable time for honeymoon in Pondicherry. International Yoga festival is also held in January.
Feb
Pleasant
High season continues with pleasant sunny days followed by amusing evenings. It is one of the best months to enjoy sighting, beach activities and carrying out various adventure water sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, boating trips, banana rides etc. In fact, this time is suitable for all types of tourist activities as the skies are cloudless and blue as well as the water is placid.
Mar
Moderately Hot
Summer season begins, temperature raises during day time. But the cool sea breeze makes the evenings comparatively pleasant and blooming. Ideal time for outdoor activities and one can enjoy at the beach as well as indulged in various water sports.
Apr
Very Hot
Bright warm days; the hot and humid climate makes this coastal place less crowded. Ideal time for leisure seekers, though days are not suitable for outdoor activities, the cool sea breeze offers a pleasant climate in the evenings. One can still enjoy water sports like swimming, boating, water skiing, water surfing, fishing, parasailing etc.
May
Very Hot
Days are extremely hot and humid but the cooling effect of sea breezes makes the evenings comfortable for tourists. This is a low season time, not ideal for outdoor activities but for leisure purpose it's perfect time. Water activities like swimming, boating, water skiing, water surfing, fishing, parasailing etc. are still enjoyable.
Jun
Very Hot
Sunny days with extremely hot weather and high humidity but the cooling sea breeze offers great relief in evening. Not an ideal time for outdoor activities. But budget holiday makers can take advantage of the discounted rates on Pondicherry tour packages and hotels during this month.
Jul
Very Hot
July is accompanied by hot and humid climate. Monsoon appears at the end of this month, offers relief from the scorching summer. It is an off-season and is good time for budget holidays as the hotels/resorts offer lower rates when compared to peak season.
Aug
Rainy
Occasional monsoon shower hits the city and offers a pleasant ambiance. This month may not be the best time for visit. But those who enjoy rains can always visit. Being an off-season month, the prices for tour packages to Pondicherry as well as hotels/resorts are comparatively lower than peak months.
Sep
Moderately Hot
Relatively pleasant weather, comparatively less heat and humid due to monsoon showers of the south west. Tourist starts visiting from this month. The pleasant weather makes it ideal for outdoor activities and sightseeing.
Oct
Rainy
Northeast monsoon shower makes the climate comparatively damp and wet but the weather is very pleasing. During these days the coastal place gets a very charming look, ideal time to enjoy sightseeing and indulging in beach activities like volleyball, beach cricket and various adventurous water sports.
Nov
Rainy
November offers a pleasant ambiance. It is one of the best months to visit Pondicherry. The pleasant weather in this time makes it perfect for sightseeing. It is also the best month for enjoying at the beach and taking up water sports like swimming, boating, water skiing, water surfing, banana rides, parasailing etc. Expect a good crowd this time.
Dec
Pleasant
Peak time for tourists. Days are moderately hot but extremely pleasant during night, sometime rainfall may occur. It is the perfect time for sightseeing and enjoying honeymoon trip. This month is also ideal for beach activities like volleyball, beach cricket and adventurous water sports like swimming, boating, water skiing, water surfing, banana rides, parasailing etc.

Today / Current Weather


cloudy

33°C


at 12:29 PM
Sunrise: 5:56 AM
Sunset: 6:38 PM
Humidity: 51%
Wind: 14 kph (Direction: West)
Updated at Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:29 PM

7 Day Weather Forecast

Jul 25
Friday


Partly Cloudy

High: 36°C
Low: 28°C
Jul 26
Saturday


Partly Cloudy

High: 37°C
Low: 28°C
Jul 27
Sunday


Partly Cloudy

High: 37°C
Low: 28°C
Jul 28
Monday


Partly Cloudy

High: 37°C
Low: 28°C
Jul 29
Tuesday


Partly Cloudy

High: 37°C
Low: 28°C
Jul 30
Wednesday


Partly Cloudy

High: 37°C
Low: 28°C
Jul 31
Thursday


Mostly Cloudy

High: 37°C
Low: 28°C

Events & Festivals in Pondicherry

  • Important religious festival is Pongal during 13th January to 16Th January.
  • Other attractive festivals are International Yoga Festival in January in which thousands of Yogies and Yoginees attend to deliberate on Yoga matters and Fete De Pondicherry, a cultural pageant conducted in August.

Weather Graph for Pondicherry

Pondicherry monthly temperature and rainfall averages
Note: These are average maximum and average minimum temperature for Pondicherry . The highest temperature in Pondicherry for the month is usually higher than the average maximum temperature. Similarly, the lowest temperature in Pondicherry for the month is usually lower than the average minimum temperature.
Comments (18) Reviews (3)
Nice informative post. Pondicherry is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South India. The most popular tourist destinations are the four beaches in Pondicherry, which are Promenade Beach, Paradise Beach, The Auroville Beach etc. i visited last year for that i book my Bus Ticket through online.
Posted by nithi 1 year, 2 months ago
its veery good and help useful.
Posted by jins 1 year, 5 months ago
Please send me the tourist guide of Pondicherry
Posted by Santosh 1 year, 6 months ago
plse. send to me details of tourist places of Pondiocheri
Posted by Pradeep K K 1 year, 6 months ago
You can know more about Pondicherry by visiting adengappateam.blogspot.in
Posted by balaji 2 year, 50 days ago
it's very good and useful.
Posted by BASKARAN 2 year, 2 months ago
It is very good
Posted by v.raviteja 4 year, 3 months ago
This is the place were the peaceful people love's to live!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Rekha 4 year, 10 months ago
A Note on the information given - Pondicherry's monsoon is NOT during June - August. Pondicherry gets its rain during October and November during the Northeast Monsoon.
Webmaster ! Take note of this.
Posted by Jazz 5 year, 32 days ago

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