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Best time to visit Gokarna, India

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The best time to visit Gokarna is January-March

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

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 43℃ (110℉). In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 14℃ (58℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Gokarna, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Gokarna falls around July, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in January instead.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Gokarna, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

May

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Gokarna seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Gokarna as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Gokarna is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Gokarna

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 Gokarna 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.

Gokarna 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 Gokarna 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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DEC

Gokarna in January

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in February

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 39%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 33%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 4 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in April

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (103℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in May

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (103℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 90mm (4") over 12 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in June

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in July

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 226mm (9") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in August

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 181mm (7") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in September

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 159mm (6") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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

Gokarna in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 85mm (3") over 11 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Gokarna in December

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Gokarna 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 Gokarna is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 39℃ (103℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Gokarna 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 Gokarna 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 Gokarna, 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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