What is the best time to visit Mysore?

Mysore has a tropical climate, but the best time to visit Mysore is from the Monsoons and Winter months from July to February. The months have pleasant weather as a respite from the intense heat of summer. With these months captivating the city's beauty; summers are less ideal for travelling and sightseeing.

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Monthly Weather in Mysore

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 31°/ 17° 0 days
February 32°/ 17° 0 days
March 34°/ 20° 8 days
April 34°/ 21° 9 days
May 34°/ 21° 24 days
June 30°/ 21° 14 days
July 28°/ 20° 12 days
August 26°/ 20° 17 days
September 28°/ 20° 20 days
October 28°/ 19° 29 days
November 28°/ 19° 9 days
December 27°/ 17° 4 days

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Mysore in Winter (October - March)

Winter season in Mysore starts from October and continues till March. This is the most pleasant season to visit Mysore with temperatures falling as low as 15-degree Celsius. Winter is perfect for exploring the architectural marvels of Mysore including the various temples, palaces and forts. The festival of Diwali falls in Winter when the entire city is adorned with decorations, lights and fireworks. Mysore is vibrant with great zeal leaving you awestruck by its beauty as the musical fountains in the Brindavan Gardens are the main attraction during this time. Hence, Mysore in Winter is a must sight to witness.
Mysore Palace during Dussera
Mysore Palace during Dussera

Mysore in Monsoon (July - September)

Mysore during Monsoon receives ample amount of rain. The temperature from July to September ranges from 20 - 29-degree Celsius, with the rain making the weather calm and soothing. The city of Mysore under the spell of rain looks lush with greenery and it is a delightful period to explore the city and all the beautiful sights it has to offer. The breezy wind provides the perfect ambience to stroll around the city and visit the various historical monuments and other attractions.
KR Circle Mysore
KR Circle Mysore

Mysore in Summer (April - June)

With blazing summers, the temperature from April to July ranges from 20 - 30-degree Celsius. This time of the year is not the best option to explore the city, since the intense heat may hinder your sightseeing plans. The colourful markets of Mysore that otherwise beckon every shopaholic might not seem appealing to a traveller because of the humidity that is in the air. Since Mysore is a tourist hub for its grandeur history and culture; it's ideal not to visit during Summers. However, if you plan to relax and chill during the day and take a stroll in the evenings, then Summer is a good time since accommodations are cheaper than usual.
Mysore Palace
Mysore Palace

Events in Mysore

Mysore Dasara

29th September- 8th October 2019

The Mysore Dasara is a ten-day festival that is celebrated during Navratri which goes on till the day of Vijayadashami. This festival is the most awaited event of the small city of Mysore and is often (Read More) referred to as the Royal Festival due to its exuberant vibe. When visiting Mysore during this festival, there is a myriad of things to do, from joining in the dance, music and processions to attending the various exhibitions and Food Mela's set up on the grounds or just going on a heritage tour and witnessing Mysore's glitz and glamour up close. The beautiful decked up Mysore palace with more than 1 Lakh lightbulbs adorning it is a sight to behold. This year the Mysore Dasara will be held from 28th September to 8th October 2019.

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Vairamudi Festival, Melkote Temple

27th March

The Vairamudi Festival is the annual celebration held at the Cheluva Narayana Swamy Temple, when the deity is adorned with the legendary diamond-studded crown. The Lord is then taken through the city (Read More)in a colorful procession, attended by more than 500,000 people.

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