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Best time to visit Valparai, India

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The best time to visit Valparai is October-November

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

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 34℃ (94℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 16℃ (60℉) around December.

The days are longest in Valparai in January, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. 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.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Valparai. 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

Valparai seasons

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

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 Valparai 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.

Valparai 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 Valparai 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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OCT
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DEC

Valparai in January

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in February

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 7 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in March

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 140mm (6") over 25 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in May

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 232mm (9") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 119mm (5") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in August

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 171mm (7") over 28 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 136mm (5") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

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

Valparai in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 326mm (13") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in November

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 209mm (8") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Valparai in December

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Valparai 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 Valparai is usually April, 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 Valparai 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 Valparai 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 Valparai, 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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