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Best time to visit Bangalore, India

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The best time to visit Bangalore is January

If you’re looking to travel to Bangalore for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Bangalore is January due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 37℃ (98℉) in Bangalore. The weather in the winter, especially around December, can reach a minimum of 14℃ (58℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Bangalore are usually in May, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Bangalore in October – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Bangalore, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

May

Bangalore seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Bangalore as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Bangalore 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 Bangalore

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 Bangalore 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.

Bangalore 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 Bangalore 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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FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Bangalore in January

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Bangalore in February

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangalore 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.


Bangalore in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Bangalore in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangalore in April, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.


Bangalore in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Bangalore in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 82mm (3") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangalore in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bangalore in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangalore in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bangalore in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 98mm (4") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangalore in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bangalore in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 116mm (5") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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

Bangalore in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 140mm (6") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Bangalore in November

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangalore 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.


Bangalore in December

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bangalore 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 Bangalore is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 35℃ (95℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bangalore is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bangalore is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bangalore, 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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