The best times to visit Mumbai for ideal weather are

February 19th to May 6th

or

October 29th to December 23rd

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 Mumbai

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Mumbai vary 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 21st 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 Mumbai, the hottest months are May, October, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May to early June where highs are regularly around 95.3°F (35.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 82.2°F (27.9°C) at night.

    Mumbai Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    Mumbai Temperatures (Celsius)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    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.

    Mumbai Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
    Low

    Mumbai Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
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    Average Mumbai 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.

    Show Fahrenheit

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan88.47762.2
    Feb8978.564.3
    Mar92.682.969.9
    Apr92.98575.7
    May93.186.580.7
    Jun90.784.679.7
    Jul86.682.277.6
    Aug86.581.977.4
    Sep88.282.476.8
    Oct93.38574.8
    Nov93.583.770.8
    Dec90.579.765.3

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan31.32516.8
    Feb31.725.817.9
    Mar33.728.321.1
    Apr33.829.424.3
    May33.930.327.1
    Jun32.629.226.5
    Jul30.327.925.3
    Aug30.327.725.2
    Sep31.22824.9
    Oct34.129.423.8
    Nov34.228.721.6
    Dec32.526.518.5


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mumbai are January, February, and then March. 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 mid July with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

    When can you find snow in Mumbai? 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Mumbai.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mumbai (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan0%00
    Feb0%00
    Mar0%00
    Apr0%00
    May0%00
    Jun47%023.1
    Jul72%035.9
    Aug64%018.5
    Sep51%013
    Oct13%03.4
    Nov4%00.7
    Dec0%00

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan000
    Feb000
    Mar000
    Apr000
    May000
    Jun47058.7
    Jul72091.2
    Aug64047
    Sep51033
    Oct1308.6
    Nov401.8
    Dec000

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Mumbai has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is December (44.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (81.8%).

    Wind in Mumbai is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 8.4 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.6 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 July where average top sustained speeds reach 14.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Mumbai.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan4Light breeze10Gentle breeze
    Feb4.4Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze
    Mar5Light breeze11.7Gentle breeze
    Apr5.5Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
    May6.8Light breeze12.6Gentle breeze
    Jun7.9Gentle breeze13.7Significant breeze
    Jul8.4Gentle breeze14.1Gentle breeze
    Aug7.5Gentle breeze12.8Significant breeze
    Sep5.7Light breeze11.7Gentle breeze
    Oct4.5Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
    Nov4.5Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
    Dec4.1Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan44.5%
    Feb45.7%
    Mar48%
    Apr57.9%
    May64.2%
    Jun74.9%
    Jul81.8%
    Aug81%
    Sep77.8%
    Oct59.1%
    Nov48.3%
    Dec44.1%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Mumbai?

    Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Aug 21, 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 Aug 14, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Mumbai, India is December, followed by August and February. 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 Mumbai in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

    Key
    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 49.1 in June means 49.1% of the tourists vs. December.


    Overall Mumbai Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.2°F (34.6°C) and 91.4°F (33°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 14 to 22 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Mumbai, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 95.3°F (35.2°C) and 86.9°F (30.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 15 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 Mumbai to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 86.9°F (30.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

     

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