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Best time to visit Mahabaleshwar, India

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The best time to visit Mahabaleshwar is January-February

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

In summer, the temperature in Mahabaleshwar can rise as high as 39℃ (102℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 13℃ (55℉) at night.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Mahabaleshwar when the days are longest, you should visit in May. On average it rains the most days in July, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Mahabaleshwar, 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

May

Mahabaleshwar seasons

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

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 Mahabaleshwar 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.

Mahabaleshwar 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 Mahabaleshwar 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

Mahabaleshwar in January

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Mahabaleshwar in February

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 36%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 1 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Mahabaleshwar in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 33%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 3 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Mahabaleshwar in April

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (99℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 4 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mahabaleshwar in April, 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.


Mahabaleshwar in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (98℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 51%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Mahabaleshwar in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 115mm (5") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Mahabaleshwar in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 133mm (5") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Mahabaleshwar in August

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 86mm (3") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Mahabaleshwar in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 96mm (4") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mahabaleshwar in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Mahabaleshwar in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 17 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mahabaleshwar in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mahabaleshwar in November

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Mahabaleshwar in December

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mahabaleshwar 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 Mahabaleshwar is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 37℃ (99℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Mahabaleshwar 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 Mahabaleshwar 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 Mahabaleshwar, 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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