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Best time to visit Mumbai, India

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The best time to visit Mumbai is February-March

Are you looking for the best time to visit Mumbai? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Mumbai is a great destination to visit almost all year round, February-March is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 34℃ (93℉) in Mumbai. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Mumbai is around 19℃ (66℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Mumbai are usually in January, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. 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.

Learn more about when to travel to Mumbai, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

January

Mumbai seasons

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

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 Mumbai 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.

Mumbai 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 Mumbai 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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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Mumbai in January

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • 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 Mumbai in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Mumbai in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Mumbai in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 54%
  • 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 Mumbai in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Mumbai in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Mumbai in May

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Mumbai in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 268mm (11") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Mumbai in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 511mm (20") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Mumbai in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 295mm (12") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Mumbai in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 176mm (7") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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

Mumbai in October

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Mumbai in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Mumbai in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Mumbai is usually May, 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 Mumbai is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Mumbai 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 Mumbai, 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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