Best Time to Visit Kerala

 
When is the Best Time to Visit Kerala?
Kerala is an ideal destination and the months from December to March make the best time to travel to Kerala. As due to guarding of a chain of mountains in the Western Ghats, the temperature does not touch crucial levels and remains moderate. Kerala offers a lot during this period of 4 months that makes them the best months to visit Kerala. Following are the reasons that justify this comment:

• Recently ended monsoon covers the whole state with greenery and nature glow at its best during these months.
• The weather is also pleasant during these months with no rains and more relaxed atmosphere.


Best Months
December to March
Temperature: 22 - 31℃ (71.6 - 87.8℉)
Clothes to Wear: sweaters, mufflers, skirts, etc
Best Season
Winter
Advantages: The state has many destinations having natural beauty. These destinations reach to its glory during these months.
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Peak Season & Slack Season


Peak Season

October to February is the peak season to travel this city. Kerala is named among ‘Ten Paradises of the World’ by the Traveller magazine published by National Geographic Society in 2012. Similarly, many other reputed organisations have honoured Kerala as the best place to visit in the world. Kerala receives most tourists from October to February as the weather in Kerala in this period make it the best time to visit Kerala. The state has biodiversity parks, Western Ghats, rain forests, large coastal region, beaches, backwaters, mountain ranges, palaces, historical places, religious institutions, lakes and many more. These tourist destinations are best to watch and experience during this season. So, tourist across the countries choose winter as the best time to visit Kerala. 


Slack Season

The period between March and August receives very less number of tourists as it is summer season in Kerala and Indian summer is considered extremely hot. Though Kerala is moderately hot as compared to the rest of the Indian states, there are still very less tourists prefer this season and this cannot turn out to be the best season to travel to Kerala. However, less crowded tourist spots allow you to have a great time. The tour can become economical as charges for travelling, stay, and food all decreases due to slack season. It also becomes an available choice to visit Kerala as Kerala is well known for traditional ayurvedic treatments. These centres are always packed with tourists, but in summer you can easily get to experience these excellent services in peace.



Time Better to Avoid

The time that cannot be considered as Kerala travel season vary as per customer’s choice. If one does not like to visit places when crowded, then he should avoid visiting the state during winter as it is the most visited season of the year. People who hate dirty and wet atmosphere should avoid visiting in monsoon as Kerala receives heavy rains in monsoon. Other than this, during the period between March to June, the temperature rises to 35°C (95°F), making them the hottest months of the year. So, if you are not ok with sunny and warm days, you can avoid these months.

See also India Weather     Things to Do during the Monsoon in Kerala

Month Travel Season Temperature
January
Winter
23 - 32 ℃ / 73 - 90 ℉
February
Winter
23 - 32 ℃ / 73 - 90 ℉
March
Summer
24 - 33 ℃/ 75 - 91 ℉
April
Summer
25 - 33 ℃ / 77 - 91 ℉
May
Summer
25 - 32 ℃ / 77 - 90 ℉
June
Monsoon
24 - 30 ℃ / 75 - 86 ℉
July
Monsoon
24 - 30 ℃ / 75 - 86 ℉
August
Monsoon
24 - 30 ℃ / 75 - 86 ℉
September
Monsoon
24 - 30 ℃ / 75 - 86 ℉
October
Monsoon
24 - 30 ℃ / 75 - 86 ℉
November
Monsoon
23 - 31 ℃ / 73 - 88 ℉
December
Winter
23 - 31 ℃ / 73 - 88 ℉