COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may impact your travel plans and the data on our site. Stay safe, and always check official travel advice before you book.

Best time to visit Bombay, India

Our verdict

The best time to visit Bombay is October-November

Bombay can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, October-November is the best time to go.

The warmest month of the year in Bombay is May, where the average temperature gets to around 33℃ (91℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 34℃ (93℉) on the hottest days in summer. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 19℃ (66℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Bombay are usually in January, 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 Bombay in July – It’s the wettest month of the year.

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

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

January

Bombay seasons

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

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 Bombay 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.

Bombay 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 Bombay 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.

Jump to:

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

Bombay in January

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in May

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 268mm (11") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 511mm (20") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 295mm (12") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 176mm (7") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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

Bombay in October

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Bombay in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Bombay is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bombay is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bombay 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 Bombay, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

Bombay map