What is the best time to visit Ujjain?

October to March are the best months to visit Ujjain as the weather is pleasant and windy. It is the perfect time for sightseeing as the entire place looks spellbinding with temperatures hovering at a pleasant 20 degree celcius. During winters the whole town is enveloped in mist when the mornings are chill and nights face frigid temperatures. Summers are comparatively torrid with temperatures reaching as high as 45-degree Celsius like other parts of Madhya Pradesh. Hence, Ujjain is best visited during winters, especially in the month of March when the Kumbh Mela kicks off once in every 12 years.

Weather in Ujjain


Upcoming Ujjain Weather

Monthly Weather in Ujjain

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 11 25
February 14 30
March 18 34
April 23 39
May 27 41
June 25 37
July 24 29
August 23 27
September 23 31
October 20 31
November 15 29
December 11 27

Ujjain in Winter (October - March)

The winter season from October to March is the best time of the year to visit Ujjain. The weather during these months is exceptionally pleasant as the temperature goes as low as 3-degree Celsius. Being the best period to pass in the beauties of this magnificent city, Ujjain gets enveloped in mist during early mornings and taking a stroll across the city is an enjoyable thing to do. The city temples are decorated with myriad flowers as the Kumbh Mela falls during this time once in every 12 years. A large number of other festivals including Diwali, Holi, Dussehra are celebrated with great zeal making Ujjain a vibrant place to visit during this time.
Harsiddhi Temple
Harsiddhi Temple

Ujjain in Monsoon (July - September)

Ujjain receives moderate rainfall from July to September with temperatures ranging from 24 to 32 degree Celcius. With scorching summers, the monsoon season isn't very different; the temperatures are agreeably pleasant to some extent. The best part of monsoons in Ujjain is taking a dip in the holy Shipra River as the fresh water is refreshing. Taking a stroll across the city with an umbrella is yet another delightful experience; hence if you love the rain and you're very pious, visiting Ujjain during Monsoons will be an unforgettable experience.
Narmada river from Mahakaleshwar Temple
Narmada river from Mahakaleshwar Temple

Ujjain in Summer (April - June)

Ujjain experiences sweltering weather from April to June. The temperature during this time of the year varies from 31 to 45-degree Celsius. This is not a great time to plan your trip as it hinders sightseeing. Ujjain is also less touristy during this period, hence the temples are secluded most of the time. However, you can relax during the day and stroll across the city at night if you wish to avail discounts on hotel tariffs.
Ram Ghat near Kshipra River
Ram Ghat near Kshipra River

Events in Ujjain

Maha Kumbh Mela

22nd April - 21st May

It is believed that those who take a bath in the Shipra river during the Kumbh Mela wash their sins of all previous births. Nearly 20 million devotees are expected to attend this massive gathering.

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