The best times to visit Kumbakonam for ideal weather are
February 12th to June 17th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Kumbakonam Travel Guide
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Weather in Kumbakonam
Average temperatures in Kumbakonam vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 22nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Kumbakonam, the hottest months are May, June, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 100.1°F (37.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.8°F (27.1°C) at night.
Kumbakonam Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Kumbakonam Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Kumbakonam Perceived Temperature (F)
Kumbakonam Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Kumbakonam Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kumbakonam are February, March, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late March. For example, on the week of March 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.
When can you find snow in Kumbakonam? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Kumbakonam.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kumbakonam (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Kumbakonam has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (59.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (79.2%).
Wind in Kumbakonam is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and June. January’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 12.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kumbakonam.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||7.2||Gentle breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.1||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.9||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||6||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.5||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.3||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.6||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.1||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.5||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.7||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||7.1||Gentle breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Kumbakonam?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for India; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 19, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Kumbakonam, India is August, followed by December and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Kumbakonam in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Kumbakonam Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 100.1°F (37.8°C) and 88.9°F (31.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Kumbakonam, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 95°F (35°C) and 84.4°F (29.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 14 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Kumbakonam to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 83.8°F (28.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 1 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.