The best times to visit Visakhapatnam for ideal weather are
December 3rd to May 13th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Visakhapatnam Travel Guide
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Weather in Visakhapatnam
Average temperatures in Visakhapatnam 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 19th 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 Visakhapatnam, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 93.5°F (34.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 82.5°F (28.1°C) at night.
Visakhapatnam Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Visakhapatnam 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.
Visakhapatnam Perceived Temperature (F)
Visakhapatnam Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Visakhapatnam 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 Visakhapatnam are March, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late August to early September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 27th.
When can you find snow in Visakhapatnam? 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 Visakhapatnam.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Visakhapatnam (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
Visakhapatnam has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (61.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (77.1%).
Wind in Visakhapatnam is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by April and May. November’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.2 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 October to early November where average top sustained speeds reach 9.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Visakhapatnam.
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||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.6||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.3||Light breeze||7.8||Light breeze|
|Apr||5.4||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.2||Light breeze||8.7||Light breeze|
|Jun||4.6||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.4||Light breeze||7.9||Light breeze|
|Aug||4.1||Light breeze||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.2||Barely noticeable||6.9||Light breeze|
|Oct||4.3||Light breeze||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.5||Light breeze||8.9||Light breeze|
|Dec||4.6||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Visakhapatnam?
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 Visakhapatnam, India is December, followed by July and January. 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 Visakhapatnam in April. 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 Visakhapatnam Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 93.5°F (34.2°C) and 87.2°F (30.7°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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Visakhapatnam, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 86.6°F (30.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 11 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Visakhapatnam to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.2°F (30.7°C) and 83.1°F (28.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.
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