What is the best time to visit Visakhapatnam?

The best time to take a trip to this splendid place is in winter season i.e between October and March. The weather during this period is extremely pleasing and windy. There are major religious festivals like Visakha Utsav celebrated from October - December. There is no trace of humidity in the air enhancing the travelling experience even more. During summers it can get extremely torrid which might keep you from stepping out. Humidity and heat waves also accompany the region making it difficult to take a stroll or even go into the beach. Monsoon hits Vishakapatnam from july to september when the city receives heavy rainfall making it uncomfortable to travel around. Hence, summers and monsoon are not an ideal time to visit Visakhapatnam. 

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Monthly Weather in Visakhapatnam

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 28°/ 20° 3 days
February 29°/ 21° 6 days
March 32°/ 23° 4 days
April 34°/ 25° 4 days
May 35°/ 27° 4 days
June 35°/ 27° 12 days
July 32°/ 26° 16 days
August 32°/ 25° 22 days
September 31°/ 25° 24 days
October 32°/ 24° 23 days
November 31°/ 22° 0 days
December 28°/ 20° 2 days

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Visakhapatnam in Winter (October - March)

Winter is the best time to visit Visakhapatnam. The temperature during this time of the year stays between 15 degree Celsius to 27 degree Celsius. The weather during this season which lasts from October till March is delightful. You can also witness a plethora of festivals like Visakha Utsav, Vizag and few of the beach festivals celebrated with zeal. Numerous water activities and competitions are held making Visakhapatnam attractive and exciting. You can also relish on hot and spicy Andhra cuisine that will leave your taste buds satiated.
Visakhapatnam city from a Flight
Visakhapatnam city from a flight

Visakhapatnam in Monsoon (July - September)

Monsoon in Visakhapatnam begins from June that lasts till the end of September. It receives average to heavy rainfall in the monsoon season where the temperature ranges between 27-degree Celsius to 35-degree Celsius. Although the weather is pleasant, humidity lurks around making it uncomfortable to visit places. Rains might prove to be a hindrance and not let you explore the places. However, if you wish to stay indoors and relax, this is a great time to visit Visakhapatnam to rejuvenate your body amidst its scenic beauty. Make sure to carry umbrella and raincoat and sturdy shoes if you are planning to visit Visakhapatnam during this time of the year.
Beach road from Kailashagiri
Beach road from Kailashagiri

Visakhapatnam in Summer (April - June)

Summers in Visakhapatnam (April - June) can be scorching. The temperature in summers ranges between 22 degrees Celsius to 41 degrees Celsius. The heat of the sand on beaches gets unbearable making it less enjoyable. You are most likely to miss out many vibrant places of Visakhapatnam as the tour gets tiring under the scorching heat. The humidity in the air makes it even worse. If you wish to stay in and relax, then this is a good time for you, as hotels are available at cheap rates. However, the summer season isn't the right time to explore Visakhapatnam for its culture and history.

Events in Visakhapatnam

Itika Pongal

14th January 2024 - 17th January 2024

The Itika Pongal or Hunting Festival is celebrated during the month of April, where you can also witness dances by the Dimsa and Mayur tribal. The 'Itika Pongal' festival serves as a perfect occasion (Read More)to witness the tribal culture of Andhra Pradesh in its purest form when the women of the tribe perform their native dance form, known as 'Dhimsa'.

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