The best times to visit Thanjavur for ideal weather are

January 8th 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.

 

 


Other Thanjavur Travel Info

Weather in Thanjavur

Temperature

Average temperatures in Thanjavur 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 Thanjavur, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 102.5°F (39.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.2°F (26.2°C) at night.

Thanjavur Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Thanjavur Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Thanjavur Perceived Temperature (F)

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Thanjavur Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Thanjavur 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 88.3 77.9 69
Feb 92.5 80.5 70.3
Mar 97.3 84.9 73.9
Apr 101.2 88.8 78.5
May 102.2 89.5 79.5
Jun 100.1 88.6 79.7
Jul 99.2 88 79.6
Aug 97.7 86.6 77.9
Sep 97.3 86.1 77.2
Oct 93.4 83.4 75.9
Nov 88.2 79.8 73.2
Dec 86.4 77.7 70.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.3 25.5 20.6
Feb 33.6 26.9 21.3
Mar 36.3 29.4 23.3
Apr 38.4 31.6 25.8
May 39 31.9 26.4
Jun 37.8 31.4 26.5
Jul 37.3 31.1 26.4
Aug 36.5 30.3 25.5
Sep 36.3 30.1 25.1
Oct 34.1 28.6 24.4
Nov 31.2 26.6 22.9
Dec 30.2 25.4 21.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Thanjavur 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 late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd 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 Thanjavur? 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 Thanjavur.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 0 0.2
Feb 2% 0 0.3
Mar 3% 0 0.7
Apr 7% 0 1.1
May 13% 0 3.2
Jun 10% 0 1.7
Jul 7% 0 1.8
Aug 20% 0 4.3
Sep 17% 0 3
Oct 29% 0 6.6
Nov 33% 0 8.9
Dec 19% 0 3.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.5
Feb 2 0 0.8
Mar 3 0 1.8
Apr 7 0 2.8
May 13 0 8.1
Jun 10 0 4.3
Jul 7 0 4.6
Aug 20 0 10.9
Sep 17 0 7.6
Oct 29 0 16.8
Nov 33 0 22.6
Dec 19 0 9.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Thanjavur has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (50% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (74.3%).

Wind in Thanjavur is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 11.5 knots (13.2 MPH or 21.2 KPH) is considered “a moderate 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 19.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 6.4 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Feb 5.6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Mar 5 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Apr 4.7 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
May 7 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Jun 10 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Jul 11.5 Significant breeze 18.5 Significant breeze
Aug 8.7 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Oct 5.2 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 5.5 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.4%
Feb 58.5%
Mar 54.6%
Apr 53.8%
May 52.9%
Jun 50%
Jul 50%
Aug 54.5%
Sep 56.9%
Oct 67.5%
Nov 74.3%
Dec 74.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Thanjavur?

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 Thanjavur, India is August, followed by December and March. 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 Thanjavur 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

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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 61.6 in November means 61.6% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Thanjavur Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 102.5°F (39.2°C) and 95.7°F (35.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Thanjavur, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 97.6°F (36.4°C) and 85.8°F (29.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 10 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 Thanjavur to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95.7°F (35.4°C) and 85.5°F (29.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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