Winters are the best time to visit Odisha as the weather remains tranquil. Besides, nature blooms all around making Odisha even more beautiful. The climate in Odisha is influenced mainly by the ocean, because of its proximity to the sea. This is also the reason why Odisha enjoys a tropical monsoon type of climate throughout the year. However, incessant rains are witnessed in monsoon making the season uncomfortable to explore the state. Summers in Odisha are quite hot as the temperature can reach up to 45 degrees Celcius. One can expect very high temperatures in April and May, followed by frequent downpours from July to September and chilly winters from late October to February. October to February is also the period when the sky remains clear and significant festivals take place, the reason being why this is the best time to visit the state.
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September 3, 2019
Nuakhai is an annual harvest festival in Odisha, celebrated to welcome the season's new rice. Celebrated a day after Ganesh Chaturthi, Nuakhai is the most auspicious and important social festival in Western Odisha and the neighbouring areas of Simdega in Jharkhand. It is celebrated throughout Odisha and will be held on September 3, 2019.