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Best time to visit Kanchipuram, India

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The best time to visit Kanchipuram is March

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

During the warmer months, temperatures in Kanchipuram can rise to a maximum of 41℃ (107℉). The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 19℃ (66℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Kanchipuram when the days are longest, you should visit in May. The wet season in Kanchipuram falls around November, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in February instead.

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

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

May

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Kanchipuram seasons

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

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 Kanchipuram 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.

Kanchipuram 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 Kanchipuram 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

Kanchipuram in January

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in March

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (0") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in April

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (101℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in May

  • Average temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average high temperature: 40℃ (104℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 8 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in June

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in July

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 18 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in August

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 22 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in September

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (94℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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

Kanchipuram in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 112mm (4") over 21 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 131mm (5") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Kanchipuram in December

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Kanchipuram is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 40℃ (104℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Kanchipuram is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Kanchipuram is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Kanchipuram, 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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