The best times to visit Ooty for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 16th


August 6th to September 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Ooty Travel Info

Weather in Ooty


Average temperatures in Ooty vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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 Ooty, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early April where highs are regularly around 97.7°F (36.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.7°F (24.3°C) at night.

Ooty Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Ooty Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Ooty Perceived Temperature (F)


Ooty Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Ooty 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87.5 76.8 66.9
Feb 91.4 79.8 68.6
Mar 95.2 83.4 72.4
Apr 97.2 84.9 75.4
May 94.8 83.6 75
Jun 90.4 80.5 73.6
Jul 88.7 79 72.5
Aug 89.3 79.1 72.5
Sep 90.4 79.9 72.7
Oct 89.4 79.4 72.3
Nov 86.6 77.7 70.6
Dec 85.9 76.4 68.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.8 24.9 19.4
Feb 33 26.6 20.3
Mar 35.1 28.6 22.4
Apr 36.2 29.4 24.1
May 34.9 28.7 23.9
Jun 32.4 26.9 23.1
Jul 31.5 26.1 22.5
Aug 31.8 26.2 22.5
Sep 32.4 26.6 22.6
Oct 31.9 26.3 22.4
Nov 30.3 25.4 21.4
Dec 29.9 24.7 20.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ooty 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 late October to early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

When can you find snow in Ooty? 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 Ooty.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0.1
Feb 2% 0 0.7
Mar 3% 0 0.4
Apr 10% 0 1.6
May 13% 0 2.8
Jun 7% 0 0.9
Jul 8% 0 0.9
Aug 9% 0 1.4
Sep 11% 0 1.7
Oct 29% 0 6.4
Nov 23% 0 4.5
Dec 5% 0 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0.3
Feb 2 0 1.8
Mar 3 0 1
Apr 10 0 4.1
May 13 0 7.1
Jun 7 0 2.3
Jul 8 0 2.3
Aug 9 0 3.6
Sep 11 0 4.3
Oct 29 0 16.3
Nov 23 0 11.4
Dec 5 0 2.8


Humidity and Wind

Ooty has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (42.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70%).

Wind in Ooty is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.4 MPH or 16.8 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 early June where average top sustained speeds reach 14.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.4 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.8 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 5 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 8.9 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jul 9.1 Gentle breeze 13 Gentle breeze
Aug 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Sep 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.8 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 49.5%
Feb 42.6%
Mar 43.2%
Apr 52.7%
May 61.4%
Jun 66.4%
Jul 68.9%
Aug 70%
Sep 66.6%
Oct 67.9%
Nov 67.5%
Dec 61.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Ooty?

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 Ooty, India is December, followed by May and June. 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 Ooty 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

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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 57 in November means 57% of the tourists vs. December.



Overall Ooty Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 97.7°F (36.5°C) and 93.7°F (34.3°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Ooty, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 85.1°F (29.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 9 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 Ooty to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.1°F (34.5°C) and 84.6°F (29.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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