The best times to visit Mangaluru for ideal weather are
December 3rd to April 8th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Mangaluru
Average temperatures in Mangaluru vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 14th 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 Mangaluru, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid April where highs are regularly around 94.4°F (34.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.6°F (24.8°C) at night.
Mangaluru Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Mangaluru 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.
Mangaluru Perceived Temperature (F)
Mangaluru Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Mangaluru 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 Mangaluru are January, February, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 7 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.
When can you find snow in Mangaluru? 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 Mangaluru.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mangaluru (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
Mangaluru has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (58.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (87.1%).
Wind in Mangaluru is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and May. July’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 10.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Mangaluru.
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||4.3||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.5||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.3||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.4||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.7||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.1||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.1||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.6||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.2||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.2||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Mangaluru?
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 Mangaluru, India is December, followed by April and October. 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 Mangaluru in February. 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 Mangaluru Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.4°F (34.7°C) and 90.7°F (32.6°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 23 to 27 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Mangaluru, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 92°F (33.3°C) and 85.1°F (29.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 6 to 18 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Mangaluru to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 93.4°F (34.1°C) and 91.1°F (32.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.