What is the best time to visit Kollam?

Kollam experiences tropical coastal climate and the temperatures average around 20 to 30 degrees throughout the year. There is frequent rainfall because of the proximity to the ocean and during October to December (returning monsoon) thunderstorms are more common. Winter is the best time to visit this city because the temperature is relatively pleasant, humidity is low and there is almost no rainfall to spoil your evening at the beach. It is best to avoid the monsoons.

Weather in Kollam


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Monthly Weather in Kollam

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 24 32
February 24 32
March 26 33
April 27 34
May 26 33
June 26 32
July 25 32
August 26 32
September 25 31
October 25 32
November 25 31
December 24 32

Kollam in Winter (October - February)

Winter is the best time to visit Kollam as the temperature is slightly lower, averaging about 25 degrees Celcius during the day. The months of January and February have the longest days and there is sunshine for about nine hours daily. This is also a good time for water sports and other beach activities since the sea is warm and quiet.

Kollam in Monsoon (June - September)

Monsoon in this region is the longest season, and there is some amount of rainfall from April to November. However, the months of June to September receive the heaviest rainfall. Since Kollam is a coastal town, it sees a lot of thunderstorms during the late monsoon, but these are small scale and do not cause much damage.

Kollam in Summer (March - May)

Summer in Kollam lasts from March to May, and the temperature is the same throughout the year, so it does not change much. The highest temperature is 33 degrees Celcius during this time, and it is not very hot. However, there is bright sunlight during the afternoons, which can get slightly uncomfortable. Summer is the best time for water sports, and scuba diving as the sea is very calm and clear.

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