When is the best time to go to Madurai?

When is the best time to go to Madurai? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Madurai are January, February, March, June, July, August, September, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are March, April, May, June, July, August and September
  • The rainiest months are October and November

Annual weather in Madurai

For full information about the climate and weather in Madurai a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 76°F/88°F
February 79°F/94°F
March 85°F/99°F
April 90°F/101°F
May 90°F/103°F
June 88°F/99°F
July 86°F/97°F
August 86°F/97°F
September 86°F/97°F
October 85°F/94°F
November 79°F/88°F
December 77°F/86°F

Weather and climate in Madurai

Madurai enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Madurai is 95°F (ranging from 86°F in december to 103°F in may). Annual rainfall is 48.6in, with a minimum of 1.1in in january and a maximum of 9.2in in october.
  • From january to february the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 104°F.
  • In the month of march the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 97°F in average and it rains about 11% of the time in march.
  • From april to may the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 103°F and it rains in may about 4.2in.
  • From june to september the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 86°F.
  • Between the months of october and november the climate is just OK. the thermometer goes up to 88°F°C and you can expect to have 8.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In december the climate is beautiful. It is for example 86°F as maximum temperature in december and you can expect to have 2.9in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Madurai

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Madurai: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Madurai

Find out when Madurai has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Madurai

  • Very low season in Madurai
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: March, April, May, June, July and September.
  • Low season in Madurai
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, August, October and November.
  • Peak season in Madurai
    The largest number of tourists visiting Madurai is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Madurai month by month

Best time for low prices in Madurai

Average prices of hotels in Madurai month by month

Generally, June is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Madurai. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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