Best Season / Best time to visit Poompuhar
Climatic conditions in Poompuhar are very similar to the other parts of the Coromandel Coast. Due to the close proximity to the sea, Poompuhar experiences humid conditions especially during the summer months. Monsoon season experiences substantial rainfall and many parts of the Nagapatinam District experience cyclonic conditions. There are three main seasons that can be experienced in Poompuhar. They are summer, monsoon and winter.
Summer season is from the month of March and lasts till the end of May. Summer temperatures vary from a minimum of 34°C and can rise up to a maximum of 40°C. Nights are cooler due to the sea breeze. The hottest part of the year is usually May.
Monsoon season is from the months of June to October. Poompuhar gets a little rainfall from the South West Monsoon. However, predominantly Poompuhar gets rainfall from the North East Monsoon in the month of October. Cyclonic depressions are common in the area during this period.
Winter season is from the months of December to February. Winter temperatures range from a minimum of 24°C and rise up to a maximum of 32°C. This is a good time to visit the place as the temperatures are much milder.