What is the best time to visit Mangalore?

September to April are the best months to visit Mangalore, given the pleasant winters. The temperature does not exceed above 30 degrees, and the humidity is also minimal, which makes the weather quite pleasant to explore the various beaches. Summers are too hot, and humidity reaches its highest. Mangalore receives heavy rainfall in July and August, which makes it an unsuitable time to visit. Hence, the winters and post-monsoon period are the best time to plan a trip to Mangalore.

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Monthly Weather in Mangalore

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 22 33
February 24 34
March 24 33
April 27 34
May 26 33
June 24 29
July 24 28
August 24 29
September 24 29
October 24 31
November 23 33
December 22 33

Mangalore in Winter (October - February)

Winters in Mangalore are cold and less humid. Overall, the weather is pleasant for strolling the city and hitting the various pristine beaches. October and November are the months of festivals like Dussehra, Ganesh Puja and Diwali which are celebrated with great enthusiasm here. It is the perfect time to try out the various water sports. You can visit the various museums and temples and capture their beauty. During winters, another activity is taking a boat ride from Malpe beach to St Mary's Island.
Winter season, Mangalore
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Mangalore in Monsoon (June - September)

Mangalore receives heavy rainfall during the summer months as well as in July and August. As September approaches, the rains cease and the climate becomes slightly cool. The humidity is high, which again makes visiting beaches or strolling the city uncomfortable. Aati festival, one of the famous festivals of Mangalore is celebrated during July and August throughout the length and breadth of the city. People perform the folk dance, Aatikalanja on this occasion. Janmashtami is also celebrated with great enthusiasm in the city. So, if you visit Mangalore during these months, you get to witness the pomp and show of the two big festivals.
Sunset, Monsoon evening, Mangalore
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Mangalore in Summer (March - May)

Mangalore experiences a coastal type of climate. It is sweltering during the summers, with the temperature rising to 39 degrees. It rains during the summer months too, which hampers your visit to the beaches. The high humidity during the summers makes local sightseeing a daunting task. You need a lot of sun-protection gears since the sun rays hit hard during this time. Hence, it is advisable to visit the city during the dry months.
Summer evening in Mangalore
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