Best Time To Visit Pune

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What is the best time to visit Pune?

Pune is spellbinding in both Monsoons and Winters, hence the months from July to February is the best time to visit this sprawling city of Maharashtra. The weather remains cool and pleasurably calm. The months of December is a festive time when the city hosts the famous Sawai Gandharva Sangeeth Mahotsav which attracts Indian classical music lovers from all over the country. However, it's best to avoid summers as the weather is torrid and could hinder your travel plans. 


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Monthly Weather in Pune

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 13 31
February 15 34
March 17 35
April 21 37
May 24 37
June 24 33
July 23 29
August 23 29
September 22 30
October 20 32
November 13 34
December 13 33

Pune in Winter(October - March)

The pleasant and cold weather of winters in Pune make it the preferable period for travelling; since summers and monsoons aren't welcoming. The weather remains moderate and comfortable throughout the day for exploring the city. Winters are also a festive time in Pune, especially December when the Sawai Gandharva Music Festival is held. The festival is dedicated to classical music and renowned artists perform in this 3- Day long festival. It is one of the most awaited events in Pune and music lovers from different parts of the country come to take pleasure in it.
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Pune experiences heavy monsoon showers from July to September which brings down the temperature significantly. The city most likely gets clogged and congested due to the rains and the poor drainage system. However, the Mumbai-Pune expressway is the best choice for travellers going to Pune from Mumbai or vice-versa in monsoon as the route looks very beautiful. By September, there are unpredictable showers which can interrupt your travel plans. Nonetheless, the climate remains favourable for indulging in outdoor activities. You can plan to visit the Balaji temple and ISKCON NVCC temple and seek the Lord’s blessing. It is also during this time when “Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav” is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the city.
Mumbai - Pune Expressway
Mumbai - Pune Expressway
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The onset of summer in Pune is from March till the end of June when the temperature during the day rises, making the weather torrid. However, evenings are comparatively cooler. For those who love summers and adventure sports, you can visit Pune in March, to enjoy horse riding and paragliding. Don't forget to carry your sun protection gears. Avoiding a visit to Pune during April and May is recommended and there are chances of heat stroke for those who aren't used to tropical climate. By the end of June, there are slight showers which bring down the temperature.
Aga Khan Palace in Pune
Aga Khan Palace in Pune
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