What is the best time to visit Kanchipuram?

The festivals that are celebrated with much show and gaiety are Brahmothsavam (January), Garudothsavam (April) and the Chariot festival (May). Pongal during the January is an important festival which is celebrated with pomp and delicious feast and religious prayers and processions. Maha Shivaratri during February-March is another religious festival celebrated in Kanchipuram with devotion and enthusiasm. For sightseeing, Best season to visit Kanchipuram is October to March as the temperatures do not touch extremes and you can roam around freely.

Weather in Kanchipuram

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Monthly Weather in Kanchipuram

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 22 30
February 22 31
March 26 34
April 28 37
May 29 39
June 28 38
July 27 35
August 27 36
September 26 34
October 26 34
November 23 31
December 22 30

Kanchipuram in Winter (October - February)

The winters in Kanchipuram is much like in other parts of Southern India. The temperature ranges between 19 to 29 degrees Celcius.

Kanchipuram in Monsoon (June - September)

The monsoons bring heavy rain in the area along with the cool breeze. However, Kanchipuram tends to get flooded during this time so, it is advised to avoid visiting the place during the monsoons.

Kanchipuram in Summer (March - May)

March - May is when some important temple festivals like Masi Mahotsav take place. Certainly, a good time to visit.

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