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Best time to visit Coimbatore, India

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The best time to visit Coimbatore is February-March

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Coimbatore? Look no further! February-March is the best time to go to Coimbatore due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

The very hottest temperatures in Coimbatore get to around 40℃ (104℉) in the height of summer. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 16℃ (60℉) around December.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Coimbatore 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. The wet season in Coimbatore usually falls during the months surrounding October 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.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Coimbatore. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools you’ll ever need to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

May

Coimbatore seasons

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

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 Coimbatore 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.

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

Coimbatore in January

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Coimbatore in February

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 5 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Coimbatore in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coimbatore in March, 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.


Coimbatore in April

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 12 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Coimbatore in May

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 17 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Coimbatore in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Coimbatore in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Coimbatore in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Coimbatore in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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

Coimbatore in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 125mm (5") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Coimbatore in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 93mm (4") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Coimbatore in December

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Coimbatore 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 Coimbatore is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 38℃ (100℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Coimbatore 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 Coimbatore 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 Coimbatore, 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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