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Best time to visit Bhubaneswar, India

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The best time to visit Bhubaneswar is February

While Bhubaneswar is a popular destination to visit all year round, February is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 41℃ (105℉) in Bhubaneswar. The weather at night in the winter, which is around December-time, can get down to a minimum of 15℃ (60℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bhubaneswar, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Bhubaneswar usually falls during the months surrounding July each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Learn more about when to travel to Bhubaneswar, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

May

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Bhubaneswar seasons

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

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 Bhubaneswar 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.

Bhubaneswar 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 Bhubaneswar 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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Bhubaneswar in January

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • 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 Bhubaneswar 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.


Bhubaneswar in February

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 2 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhubaneswar in March

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhubaneswar in April

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (101℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhubaneswar in May

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (101℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 56mm (2") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhubaneswar in June

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (98℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 86mm (3") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhubaneswar in July

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 131mm (5") over 23 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhubaneswar in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 127mm (5") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhubaneswar in September

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 128mm (5") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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

Bhubaneswar in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 107mm (4") over 16 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhubaneswar in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Bhubaneswar in December

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • 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 Bhubaneswar 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 Bhubaneswar is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 39℃ (101℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bhubaneswar is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bhubaneswar 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 Bhubaneswar, 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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