The best times to visit Panaji for ideal weather are
February 5th to April 29th
October 22nd to December 16th
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 Panaji
Average temperatures in Panaji 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 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 Panaji, the hottest months are May, April, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 94°F (34.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.2°F (26.8°C) at night.
Panaji Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Panaji 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.
Panaji Perceived Temperature (F)
Panaji Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Panaji 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 Panaji are February, December, and then January. 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 July with an average of 6 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.
When can you find snow in Panaji? 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 Panaji.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Panaji (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
Panaji has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (60.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (88.4%).
Wind in Panaji is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.5 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 early July where average top sustained speeds reach 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Panaji.
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||3||Barely noticeable||6||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.3||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.7||Light breeze||9.4||Light breeze|
|Jun||5.9||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.8||Light breeze||10.8||Light breeze|
|Aug||4.9||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.6||Barely noticeable||7.1||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.8||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.8||Barely noticeable||5.4||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.7||Barely noticeable||5.1||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Panaji?
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 Panaji, India is November, followed by December and May. 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 Panaji in September. 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 Panaji Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 94°F (34.4°C) and 91.6°F (33.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 the most precipitation with 18 to 24 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Panaji, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 92.9°F (33.8°C) and 86.1°F (30.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 13 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Panaji to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.9°F (33.8°C) and 90.2°F (32.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.