COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may impact your travel plans and the data on our site. Stay safe, and always check official travel advice before you book.

Best time to visit Ooty, India

Our verdict

The best time to visit Ooty is January

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, January is the best time to go to Ooty.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 34℃ (92℉). The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 14℃ (57℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Ooty, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Ooty falls around October, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in January instead.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to visit Ooty, 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

May

Let someone else do the hard work.
Map pin icon
Where to?
Ooty

Ooty seasons

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

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 Ooty 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.

Ooty 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 Ooty 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.

Jump to:

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

Ooty in January

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in February

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in March

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in April

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 125mm (5") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in May

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 272mm (11") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in June

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 133mm (5") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in July

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 136mm (5") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in August

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 185mm (7") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 185mm (7") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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

Ooty in October

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 308mm (12") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in November

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 177mm (7") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Ooty in December

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ooty 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 Ooty is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Ooty 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 Ooty 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 Ooty, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

Ooty map

Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com