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Best time to visit Allahabad, India

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The best time to visit Allahabad is January

When’s the best time to visit Allahabad, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Allahabad is January.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 44℃ (111℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 46℃ (114℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 8℃ (47℉) around January.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Allahabad during the day, the sun stays up the longest around May. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Allahabad in July. Head over there in November instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Allahabad. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

May

Allahabad seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Allahabad as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Allahabad is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Allahabad

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Allahabad for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Allahabad climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Allahabad for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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NOV
DEC

Allahabad in January

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in January, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Allahabad in February

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 3 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Allahabad in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 28%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Allahabad in April

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average high temperature: 41℃ (106℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 19%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 4 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in April, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Allahabad in May

  • Average temperature: 38℃ (101℉)
  • Average high temperature: 44℃ (111℉)
  • Average low temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average humidity: 20%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Allahabad in June

  • Average temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average high temperature: 42℃ (108℉)
  • Average low temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average humidity: 32%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection as it's really hot all day and night.


Allahabad in July

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 141mm (6") over 22 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in July, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Allahabad in August

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Allahabad in September

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 105mm (4") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Allahabad in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Allahabad in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Allahabad in December

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Allahabad in December, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Allahabad is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 44℃ (111℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Allahabad is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Allahabad is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Allahabad, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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