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Best time to visit Palakkad, India

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The best time to visit Palakkad is February

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

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 40℃ (104℉) in Palakkad. In the colder months such as December, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 18℃ (65℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Palakkad during the day, the sun stays up the longest around January. The wet season in Palakkad usually falls during the months surrounding October each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Palakkad. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

January

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Palakkad seasons

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

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 Palakkad 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.

Palakkad 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 Palakkad 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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Palakkad in January

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 3 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 102mm (4") over 24 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 135mm (5") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 112mm (4") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 140mm (6") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 174mm (7") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 133mm (5") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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

Palakkad in October

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 176mm (7") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 107mm (4") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Palakkad in December

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 11 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Palakkad 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 Palakkad is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 36℃ (97℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Palakkad 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 Palakkad 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 Palakkad, 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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