The best times to visit Thiruvananthapuram for ideal weather are

December 17th to March 11th

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 Thiruvananthapuram

Temperature

Average temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 9th 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 Thiruvananthapuram, 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 94.1°F (34.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.3°F (25.2°C) at night.

Thiruvananthapuram Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Thiruvananthapuram 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.

Thiruvananthapuram Perceived Temperature (F)

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Thiruvananthapuram Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Thiruvananthapuram 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 91.2 80.8 72.2
Feb 92.5 82 73.5
Mar 93.4 83.5 75.8
Apr 93 83.9 77
May 91.6 83.6 77.6
Jun 88.6 80.9 75.5
Jul 87.7 80 74.7
Aug 88.2 80.4 75.1
Sep 88.7 80.7 75
Oct 89.7 80.8 75
Nov 89.2 80.3 74.3
Dec 90.2 80.6 73.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.9 27.1 22.3
Feb 33.6 27.8 23.1
Mar 34.1 28.6 24.3
Apr 33.9 28.8 25
May 33.1 28.7 25.3
Jun 31.4 27.2 24.2
Jul 30.9 26.7 23.7
Aug 31.2 26.9 23.9
Sep 31.5 27.1 23.9
Oct 32.1 27.1 23.9
Nov 31.8 26.8 23.5
Dec 32.3 27 23.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Thiruvananthapuram 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 and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Thiruvananthapuram? 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 Thiruvananthapuram.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Thiruvananthapuram (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 3% 0 1
Feb 5% 0 0.8
Mar 10% 0 3.3
Apr 26% 0 5.9
May 28% 0 6.6
Jun 53% 0 10.2
Jul 42% 0 7
Aug 32% 0 5.8
Sep 43% 0 7.5
Oct 40% 0 11
Nov 37% 0 9.7
Dec 17% 0 3.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 2.5
Feb 5 0 2
Mar 10 0 8.4
Apr 26 0 15
May 28 0 16.8
Jun 53 0 25.9
Jul 42 0 17.8
Aug 32 0 14.7
Sep 43 0 19.1
Oct 40 0 27.9
Nov 37 0 24.6
Dec 17 0 9.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Thiruvananthapuram has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (63.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (81.3%).

Wind in Thiruvananthapuram is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 4 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.3 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 to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 8.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

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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 1.4 Barely noticeable 3.7 Barely noticeable
Feb 1.7 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Mar 1.9 Barely noticeable 4.9 Barely noticeable
Apr 2.1 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
May 2.7 Barely noticeable 6.3 Barely noticeable
Jun 3.2 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Jul 4 Light breeze 8 Barely noticeable
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 2.7 Barely noticeable 6.2 Barely noticeable
Oct 1.7 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Nov 1.1 Barely noticeable 3.6 Barely noticeable
Dec 1.1 Barely noticeable 3.6 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.5%
Feb 63.6%
Mar 67%
Apr 72.9%
May 75.9%
Jun 81.3%
Jul 81.3%
Aug 79.5%
Sep 79.9%
Oct 79.1%
Nov 79%
Dec 73%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Thiruvananthapuram?

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 Thiruvananthapuram, India is July, followed by March and September. 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 Thiruvananthapuram 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

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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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 64.3 in June means 64.3% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Thiruvananthapuram Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.1°F (34.5°C) and 90.4°F (32.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 9 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 10 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Thiruvananthapuram, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.3°F (32.4°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 11 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 Thiruvananthapuram to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 93°F (33.9°C) and 90°F (32.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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