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Best time to visit Kochi, India

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The best time to visit Kochi is February-March

Kochi is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, February-March is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 33℃ (91℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 33℃ (92℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 22℃ (71℉) at night.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Kochi, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around January. June sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in January instead.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Kochi, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

January

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Kochi seasons

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

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 Kochi 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.

Kochi 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 Kochi 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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NOV
DEC

Kochi 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 Kochi in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kochi 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 Kochi in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kochi 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 Kochi in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kochi 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 Kochi in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kochi 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 Kochi in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kochi 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 Kochi in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Kochi 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 Kochi in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Kochi 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 Kochi in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Kochi 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 Kochi in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Kochi 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 Kochi in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kochi 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 Kochi in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kochi 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 Kochi 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 Kochi 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 Kochi 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 Kochi 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 Kochi, 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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