Best Time To Visit Ooty, India

Best Time To Go To Ooty

Ooty has a different charm in all throughout the year, be it rain, sun or snow. The destination is beautiful with a picturesque scenery and a panoramic view of the Western Ghats along with a plethora of lakes that attract tourists from all over the world.

  • Summer (March to June) – The summer season in Ooty is usually pleasant and can be considered as the peak season to visit the town. The Schools have vacations and tourists from nearby cities flock to this hilly paradise to get some relief from the heat. One can find the streets bustling with tourists busy shopping, exploring and sightseeing. The temperatures range between 20 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees Celsius. The hotel rates are high during this time of the year.
  • Monsoon (July to September) –  The arrival of the monsoon season can be considered as the offseason. The town receives heavy rainfall making it difficult to indulge in sightseeing and other activities. However, tourists still come to enjoy the misty monsoons of the town and to catch a glimpse of the refreshing landscape washed by the rains. The temperature stays between 10 to 20 degrees Celsius during this time of the year. The hotel rates are low as compared to the peak seasons.
  • Winter (October to February) – The winter season arrives in October with chilly winds taking over the town. However, the temperatures remain cool and October can be a perfect time for sightseeing. With the arrival of November, the temperature starts to fall, fluctuating between 5 to -23 degrees Celsius. This is the best time to experience Ooty snowfalls and experience the winter festivals and events that occur during the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations.

The best time to visit Ooty is during the summer months when the weather is pleasant and does not hinder the sightseeing process, attractions and exploration. However, if one wishes to avoid the crowds, the months of March to April and October are perfect for experiencing Ooty. The temperatures during this time of the year are pleasant, with the absence of summer crowds, low tariff rates and low probability of rainfall.

Climate in Ooty

Know weather for your travel dates:

26-May-2018
Today 26 May

68

56

Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Wind:0.68 m/s

Humidity:100%

Precipitation:0.63%

  • Sun 27 May
    70 | 56

    Rain starting in the afternoon.

  • Mon 28 May
    67 | 55

    Rain throughout the day.

  • Tue 29 May
    66 | 55

    Rain in the morning.

  • Wed 30 May
    68 | 56

    Rain starting in the afternoon.

  • Thu 31 May
    68 | 56

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Fri 01 Jun
    67 | 56

    Rain until evening, starting again overnight.

Month wise Weather in Ooty

Average Temperature in Ooty by month

  • 120℉
  • 90℉
  • 60℉
  • 30℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 66℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Feb

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Mar

Average temperature: 84℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Apr

Average temperature: 86℉

Minimum temperature: 75℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

May

Average temperature: 85℉

Minimum temperature: 73℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Jun

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Jul

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Aug

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Sep

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Oct

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Nov

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Dec

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 66℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Highest temperature in Ooty is recorded as 96.8℉ in April and May.

Lowest temperature in Ooty is recorded as 66.2℉ in January and December.

Average Humidity in Ooty by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 63%

Minimum Humidity: 52%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Feb

Average Humidity: 59%

Minimum Humidity: 42%

Maximum Humidity: 71%

Mar

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Apr

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 72%

May

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Jun

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Jul

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Aug

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 78%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Sep

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Oct

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Nov

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Dec

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Most humid month in Ooty is August.

Least humid month in Ooty is February.

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