Best Time To Visit Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram is known for its tropical weather where summer and monsoon are mostly dominating. So, the best time to visit Mahabalipuram is from November to February where you will be greeted with pleasant weather.

Check the detailed information about each season :

  • Monsoon (June to mid-October): With an average rainfall of 1219 mm, Mamallapuram becomes a city so humid that tourists generally avoid visiting it during that time. But, that also transforms it into a lush green paradise. The temperatures range between 20 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius.
  • Winter (Mid-October to February): The average temperature hardly goes above 15 degrees Celsius and makes nights cool and delightful. That makes winter the peak tourist season in Mahabalipuram. So, if you are interested in visiting some of the top places in and around the city, plan your Mahabalipuram trip in this season.  
  • Summer (March to May): As the average temperature in May usually rises up to 38 degrees Celsius, summer becomes the least preferred season among tourists who are interested in visiting Mahabalipuram. The hot and dry weather does not allow many outdoor activities.
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Highest temperature in Mahabalipuram is recorded as 107.6℉ in May.

Lowest temperature in Mahabalipuram is recorded as 64.4℉ in December.

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Maximum rain recorded in Mahabalipuram is 649.65 mm in September.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Mahabalipuram is January.

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Most humid month in Mahabalipuram is October.

Least humid month in Mahabalipuram is May.