The best times to visit Rameshwaram for ideal weather are

January 22nd to September 9th

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



Other Rameshwaram Travel Info

Weather in Rameshwaram


Average temperatures in Rameshwaram 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 24th 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 Rameshwaram, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 94.1°F (34.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 82.5°F (28.1°C) at night.

Rameshwaram Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Rameshwaram 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.

Rameshwaram Perceived Temperature (F)


Rameshwaram Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Rameshwaram 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 84.7 80 75.8
Feb 87 81.3 76
Mar 91.5 84.5 77.8
Apr 93.7 87.2 81.3
May 93.3 87.6 82.5
Jun 92.8 87.3 82.1
Jul 92.6 86.6 81.1
Aug 91.4 85.5 80.3
Sep 91 85.3 80.4
Oct 90.1 84.1 78.7
Nov 86.7 82 77.1
Dec 84.3 80.2 76

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.3 26.7 24.3
Feb 30.6 27.4 24.4
Mar 33.1 29.2 25.4
Apr 34.3 30.7 27.4
May 34.1 30.9 28.1
Jun 33.8 30.7 27.8
Jul 33.7 30.3 27.3
Aug 33 29.7 26.8
Sep 32.8 29.6 26.9
Oct 32.3 28.9 25.9
Nov 30.4 27.8 25.1
Dec 29.1 26.8 24.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rameshwaram are June, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th 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 5 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in Rameshwaram? 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 Rameshwaram.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 0 1.4
Feb 4% 0 0.7
Mar 3% 0 0.6
Apr 10% 0 2.3
May 7% 0 2
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 2% 0 0.3
Aug 3% 0 0.6
Sep 6% 0 1.8
Oct 30% 0 8.8
Nov 45% 0 12.7
Dec 32% 0 8.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 3.6
Feb 4 0 1.8
Mar 3 0 1.5
Apr 10 0 5.8
May 7 0 5.1
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 2 0 0.8
Aug 3 0 1.5
Sep 6 0 4.6
Oct 30 0 22.4
Nov 45 0 32.3
Dec 32 0 20.8


Humidity and Wind

Rameshwaram has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (68.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (80.8%).

Wind in Rameshwaram is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by June and May. December’s average wind speed of around 10.4 knots (12 MPH or 19.2 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 16.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Feb 5.9 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.2 Significant breeze
Apr 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
May 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jun 9 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Jul 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Aug 6.9 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Sep 6.7 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.8 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Dec 10.4 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 75.8%
Feb 71.8%
Mar 70.1%
Apr 70.8%
May 73.8%
Jun 70.2%
Jul 68.5%
Aug 72.7%
Sep 73.9%
Oct 76.7%
Nov 78.6%
Dec 80.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Rameshwaram?

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 Rameshwaram, India is August, followed by January 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 Rameshwaram in May. 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 30.7 in May means 30.7% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Rameshwaram Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 94.1°F (34.5°C) and 89.2°F (31.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Rameshwaram, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 84.2°F (29°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 14 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Rameshwaram to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.2°F (31.8°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 1 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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