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Climate in Madurai


Climate in Madurai

The climate of Madurai is dry and hot and it gets rainfall in the months from October to December. The maximum temperature is 40 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature in a year is 18 degree Celsius.


Madurai Seasons







Mar to Jun

24 deg C to 34 deg C

Hot and sweating climate


Jul to Oct

24 deg C to 32 deg C

Hinders tourist activity with frequent rainfalls


Nov to Feb

22 deg C to 31 deg C

Pleasant climate ideal for visit


Best Time To Visit Madurai – October to March



Madurai Climate in Summer Season


The climate in Madurai in summer is rather hot making it tough for tourists. As the festivals in the temple here are celebrated in summer seasons, there is continuous flow of visitors at that time also. It is recommended to wear cotton clothes at that time. The mercury shoots up to 40 degree at this time and the average low temperature is 34 degree Celsius. The summer season starts in the month of March and continues till June and May is the hottest month.



Madurai Climate in Winter Season


The winter season in Madurai starts in the month of November and continues till February. The winters are mild and the climate is very pleasant at this time. The temperature ranges between 20 degree Celsius and 30 degree Celsius at this time. The nights are cooler than days. This is the good time to visit Madurai to enjoy its treasures without perspiration.


Madurai Climate in Monsoon Season


Madurai gets its rainfall from the northeast monsoon winds in the months of July to October. The average annual rainfall is 850 mm. October is the wettest month of the year with an average rainfall of 192 mm. Totally there are about 43 days of precipitation in a year with a maximum of 8 days in the month of October. However the rainfall is spread throughout the year.


Last Updated: 26/08/2012

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