When is the best time to go to Kerala?

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

  • In Kerala, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March and December
  • The best months to go to Thiruvananthapuram are January, February, March, July, August and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Thiruvananthapuram are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are June and October
  • The cities with the best climate are Kozhikode, Ferokh, Mahe, Muluppilagadu and Tirur, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Thiruvananthapuram


For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Kerala for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 79°F to 88°F
1 to 6 days*
February 83°F to 90°F
1 to 7 days*
March 86°F to 92°F
3 to 16 days*
April 86°F to 92°F
6 to 25 days*
May 85°F to 88°F
9 to 28 days*
June 81°F to 85°F
13 to 29 days*
July 79°F to 85°F
10 to 31 days*
August 79°F to 85°F
10 to 29 days*
September 81°F to 85°F
8 to 25 days*
October 81°F to 85°F
10 to 26 days*
November 81°F to 86°F
5 to 23 days*
December 79°F to 86°F
2 to 15 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Kerala by cities

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Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram

The best months to go to Thiruvananthapuram are january, february, march, july, august and december.

Alappuzha

Alappuzha

The best months to go to Alappuzha are january, february, march, april, november and december.

Kochi

Kochi

The best months to go to Kochi are january, february, march, november and december.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Kerala

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Kerala and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kochi, Kovalam and Kozhikode, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Kerala?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Thiruvananthapuram92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F86°F86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F90°F
Alappuzha86°F88°F90°F92°F90°F86°F85°F85°F86°F86°F86°F86°F
Kochi88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F86°F85°F85°F86°F86°F88°F88°F
Kovalam92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F86°F86°F86°F86°F88°F88°F90°F
Kozhikode88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F
Munnar85°F90°F94°F95°F94°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F85°F83°F
Varkala88°F90°F92°F90°F88°F86°F85°F85°F86°F86°F88°F88°F
Cannanore92°F92°F94°F94°F92°F86°F85°F85°F86°F88°F90°F92°F
Idukki85°F90°F94°F94°F92°F86°F86°F86°F88°F86°F85°F83°F
Palakkad92°F97°F101°F101°F94°F88°F86°F86°F88°F88°F88°F88°F
Parc national de Periyar85°F90°F94°F94°F92°F86°F86°F86°F88°F86°F85°F83°F
Thalassery90°F90°F92°F92°F90°F86°F85°F85°F85°F88°F90°F90°F
Thrissur92°F95°F95°F94°F90°F85°F85°F85°F86°F88°F90°F90°F
Vatakara90°F90°F90°F92°F90°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F
Aluva90°F92°F92°F92°F90°F86°F85°F85°F86°F88°F88°F90°F
Aroor88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F86°F85°F85°F86°F86°F88°F88°F
Azhikkal88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F90°F90°F
Cherthala88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F86°F85°F85°F86°F86°F88°F88°F
Ferokh88°F90°F92°F92°F90°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F
Irinjalakuda92°F94°F95°F94°F90°F85°F83°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F

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Is this weather information for Kerala reliable?

Climate data for Kerala has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Kerala allows us to determine the average for each month in Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kochi, Kovalam, Kozhikode, Munnar, Varkala, Cannanore, and 35 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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