What is the best time to visit Udupi?

The best time to visit Udupi is during Winters from October to March because of its unabated heat during summers. The winters are pleasant here, while the temperatures soar up to 40 degrees during the summers. However, evenings are relatively cooler in Udupi. Monsoon, on the other hand, is a suitable time for travelling to Udupi and the nearby places because the temple town has a lush green surrounding after the rains. Udupi is the cultural centre of Karnataka, and there are several festivals and events celebrated there with unmatched pomp. The mutts and temples are patrons of art, hosting many cultural events regularly. Most of these take place in winter. Visiting Udupi during the months when these events are in full swing is ideal because the aesthetic enthusiasm is at its zenith.

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Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 32°/ 21° 0 days
February 32°/ 21° 1 days
March 33°/ 23° 2 days
April 34°/ 25° 5 days
May 34°/ 25° 5 days
June 30°/ 24° 27 days
July 28°/ 24° 31 days
August 28°/ 24° 31 days
September 29°/ 23° 27 days
October 31°/ 23° 26 days
November 32°/ 23° 7 days
December 32°/ 22° 4 days

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Udupi in Winter (October - February)

Starting from October lasting till February, the winters in Udupi are the most pleasant time of the year, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 30 degrees. This is a great relief from the otherwise hot climate of the town. This is the peak season for tourists, however, October to March are the best months to visit Udupi. During the month of March, Ram Navmi is celebrated with massive religious fervour. Shivratri, Holi and Dussehra are other festivals that are celebrated in Udupi with great pomp. They occur in the months of February, March and October respectively. On Diwali, all the temples are decorated with lights. About one lakh lamps are lit in the street around the Krishna temple. The grand festival of Paryaya is celebrated in winter, every two years which is a grand public ceremony hosted by the Krishna Temple of Udupi. October to December is also a good time to visit the Malpe Beach in Udupi since a lot of of folk dances, drama and art festivals are organized there during this time.
Krishna Temple in Udupi
Krishna Temple in Udupi

Udupi in Monsoon (July - September)

Monsoons in Udupi from July to September experiences moderate to heavy rainfall. This isn't an ideal time to visit Udupi as the rain might hinder your travel plans, however, if you ever plan of visiting Udupi, visit during early monsoons. The intermittent showers that enhance the beauty of the town is sure to make you rejuvenated.
Kaup Beach, Udupi
Kaup Beach, Udupi

Udupi in Summer (March - June)

Summers in Udupi begin from the end of March and continue till May. Owing to the scorching temperature in the daytime, evenings are relatively cooler. Since summers are an offseason, the city is the least crowded. So if you ever plan on visiting in summer, the Malpe Beach has seasonal water sports and an exciting sunset view that's awaiting you. 
Udupi Krishna Temple
Udupi Krishna Temple

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