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Best time to visit Port Blair, India

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The best time to visit Port Blair is January-February

While Port Blair is a popular destination to visit all year round, January-February is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

The very hottest temperatures in Port Blair get to around 31℃ (88℉) in the height of summer. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 24℃ (76℉) at night.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Port Blair when the days are longest, you should visit in March. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Port Blair in September – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Port Blair, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

March

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Port Blair seasons

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

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 Port Blair 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.

Port Blair 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 Port Blair 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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NOV
DEC

Port Blair in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 4 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in May

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 211mm (8") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 254mm (10") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 219mm (9") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 223mm (9") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 266mm (10") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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

Port Blair in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 189mm (7") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 155mm (6") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Port Blair in December

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 126mm (5") over 16 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Port Blair is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Port Blair is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Port Blair is generally around September, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of September too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Port Blair, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in March are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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