What is the best time to visit Kemmanagundi?

Kemmanagundi has a lovely climate throughout the year but the best time to visit this place is from September to February. Monsoon is another excellent time to visit Kemmanagundi because of the lush greenery sprawling the town, but there can be intermittent rainfall. During the summers, the rush of tourists is at the maximum. Tourists from all over the country travel to Kemmanagundi to admire the beautiful Hill station. Hence, it is ideal to plan an off-season trip during the winters. The gardens in Kemmanagundi look mesmerising during the rainy season, which also is a great time to visit.

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Monthly Weather in Kemmanagundi

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 21 33
February 22 34
March 24 34
April 26 35
May 25 34
June 24 29
July 23 28
August 24 29
September 23 29
October 22 31
November 22 33
December 21 32

Winter (September - February)

Although Kemmanagundi is a hill station, winters are not excessively cold. The weather remains moderately cold. You must carry woollens if you visit from October to March. The hilltops look immersed in the fogs, and the views of sunrise and sunset seem magnificent. You can trek to the various Viewpoints to watch those splendid views. The festival of Dussehra falls in the winter, which is celebrated with enthusiasm in Kemmanagundi. Although winter is not the peak season for tourists, it is ideal for budget travellers because you can avail discounts on hotels. For honeymooners, this is a great time because they can experience calmness of the city, without having to indulge in the rush of tourists.
Winter mist, Kemmanagundi
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Monsoon (July - August)

Monsoon is also an excellent time to explore the beauty of Kemmanagundi. This is the best time when you can capture the views of hilltops, mountains and valleys at their best because the sky above remains overcast with clouds and greenery around being the perfect backdrop. For photographers and nature lovers, visiting Kemmanagundi during monsoon might be a great idea. It is also an excellent time to visit the nearby shrines and Hebbe falls. However, avoid trekking since there are intermittent rainfall which might be a hindrence and can cause risks.
Kemmanagundi, Monsoon
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Summer (March - June)

Kemmanagundi, being a hill station has a pleasant climate during the summer. This is also the reason why it is the peak season for tourists. The temperature during this time ranges from 18 degrees Celcius to 28 degrees Celcius making it an ideal destination for summer break getaway. The weather is soothing; hence all kinds of activities and sightseeing can be done with convenience. March marks the onset of summers. During this time, you can go for trekking and enjoy the splendid views of the valley and the sunrise. You can visit the different gardens, the most popular being the rock garden set atop a hill and enjoy the views from there. The month of May is the pre-monsoon month, and there are some occasional showers during that time. You must ensure that you carry rain protective gears at this time as well.
Kemmanagundi, Summer evening
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