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Best time to visit Bhopal, India

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The best time to visit Bhopal is October

Are you looking for the best time to visit Bhopal? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Bhopal is a great destination to visit almost all year round, October is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Bhopal can reach a maximum of 44℃ (111℉). In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 12℃ (54℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Bhopal 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. August sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in May instead.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Bhopal, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

May

Most daylight

May

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Bhopal seasons

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

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 Bhopal 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.

Bhopal 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 Bhopal 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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OCT
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DEC

Bhopal in January

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in February

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 34%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 22%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in April

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (103℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 16%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in May

  • Average temperature: 36℃ (98℉)
  • Average high temperature: 42℃ (107℉)
  • Average low temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average humidity: 18%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in June

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 89mm (4") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 188mm (7") over 25 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 197mm (8") over 25 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 123mm (5") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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

Bhopal in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 43%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhopal in December

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bhopal 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 Bhopal is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 42℃ (107℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bhopal is generally around May. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in May first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bhopal is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bhopal, 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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