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Best time to visit Matheran, India

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The best time to visit Matheran is February

Matheran is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, February 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, temperatures can reach as high as 40℃ (105℉) in the middle of the day. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Matheran is around 16℃ (61℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Matheran, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around May. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Matheran in July. Head over there in January instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

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

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

May

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Matheran seasons

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

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 Matheran 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.

Matheran 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 Matheran 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

Matheran in January

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 0 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in April

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (98℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in May

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 216mm (9") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 520mm (20") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 339mm (13") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 214mm (8") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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

Matheran in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 101mm (4") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Matheran in December

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 48%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Matheran 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 Matheran is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 37℃ (98℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Matheran 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 Matheran 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 Matheran, 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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