Chikamagalur experiences summer, monsoon autumn and winter. Although, it is a preferred destination all year round the best time to visit would be in Summer from March through May when rest of the State is experiencing hot summers, this picturesque hill station provides a good deal of relief! Other best time to visit Chikamagalur would be in winter December through February.
Summer: Weather in Chikamagalur during summer is quite pleasant as compared to rest of the state. One of the best time to visit this scenic hill station in the Indian state of Karnataka. March through May.
Monsoon: A trip to Chikamagalur around this time is best avoided as the hill station receives a good amount of rainfall. Also, the road leading to the station is a ghat section and it will be dangerous to drive on the slippery roads. June through August.
Autumn: Temperature in Chikamagalur is mostly pleasant all through the autumn September through November.
Winter: Crisp and clear weather during winter makes it an ideal time to visit this beautiful and picturesque hill station. Don’t forget to pack woollen clothes as the temperature plummets during late evening and at nights. It makes for the best time to trek around the mountains. December through February.