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Best time to visit Kovalam, India

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The best time to visit Kovalam is October-November

If you’re looking to travel to Kovalam for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Kovalam is October-November due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

The warmest month of the year in Kovalam is April, where the average temperature gets to around 33℃ (91℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 35℃ (95℉) on the hottest days in summer. The weather in the winter, especially around August, can reach a minimum of 22℃ (71℉).

The days are longest in Kovalam in January, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Kovalam falls around October, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in January instead.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Kovalam, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

January

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Kovalam seasons

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

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 Kovalam 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.

Kovalam 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 Kovalam 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

Kovalam in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 84mm (3") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 84mm (3") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 159mm (6") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 87mm (3") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 96mm (4") over 14 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 100mm (4") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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

Kovalam in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 160mm (6") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 136mm (5") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Kovalam in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kovalam 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 Kovalam 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 Kovalam 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 Kovalam 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 Kovalam, 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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