The best times to visit Varkala for ideal weather are
January 1st to December 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Varkala Travel Guide
Other Varkala Travel Info
Weather in Varkala
Average temperatures in Varkala vary barely at all. 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 34th 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 Varkala, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 90.1°F (32.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.4°F (26.3°C) at night.
Varkala Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Varkala 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.
Varkala Perceived Temperature (F)
Varkala Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Varkala 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 Varkala 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 early to mid December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.
When can you find snow in Varkala? 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 Varkala.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Varkala (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
Varkala has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (61% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (77.2%).
Wind in Varkala is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.5 MPH or 10.5 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 late July where average top sustained speeds reach 10.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Varkala.
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||2.3||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.6||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.2||Barely noticeable||7.4||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.8||Light breeze||9.4||Light breeze|
|Jun||4.8||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.7||Light breeze||10.5||Light breeze|
|Aug||5.6||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.7||Light breeze||9.5||Light breeze|
|Oct||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||2.2||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.1||Barely noticeable||6.2||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Varkala?
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 Varkala, 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 Varkala 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
Overall Varkala Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 moderate precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Varkala, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 85.5°F (29.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 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 Varkala to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 86.9°F (30.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.