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Best time to visit Cochin, India

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The best time to visit Cochin is January-March

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Cochin such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, January-March is the best time of year to go.

The very hottest temperatures in Cochin get to around 33℃ (92℉) in the height of summer. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 22℃ (71℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Cochin 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. 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 Cochin in June. Head over there in January instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Cochin are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

January

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Cochin seasons

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

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 Cochin 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.

Cochin 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 Cochin 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
NOV
DEC

Cochin in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Cochin in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 7 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Cochin in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Cochin in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 82mm (3") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Cochin in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 156mm (6") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Cochin in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 410mm (16") over 29 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Cochin in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 375mm (15") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Cochin in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 344mm (14") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Cochin in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 204mm (8") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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

Cochin in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • 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 Cochin in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Cochin in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 126mm (5") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Cochin in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 12 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Cochin is usually April, 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 Cochin 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 Cochin is generally around June, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of June too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cochin, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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