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Best time to visit Tiruvannamalai, India

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The best time to visit Tiruvannamalai is March

Tiruvannamalai is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, March 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, the temperature in Tiruvannamalai can rise as high as 41℃ (105℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 19℃ (65℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 17℃ (63℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Tiruvannamalai in May, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. On average it rains the most days in October, 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 everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Tiruvannamalai below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

May

Tiruvannamalai seasons

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

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 Tiruvannamalai 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.

Tiruvannamalai 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 Tiruvannamalai 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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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Tiruvannamalai in January

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in February

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 3 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 6 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in April

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (101℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in May

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average high temperature: 39℃ (102℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 49%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in June

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in July

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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

Tiruvannamalai in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Tiruvannamalai in December

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tiruvannamalai 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 Tiruvannamalai is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 39℃ (102℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Tiruvannamalai 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 Tiruvannamalai 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 Tiruvannamalai, 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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