Climate of Kodaikanal


The climate of Kodaikanal is very pleasant and cool all round the year. Due to the high altitude the hill station enjoys a temperate subtropical climate. For the visitors who want to know about Kodaikanal, here is a briefing of what climate one might expect in the hill station.

The temperature in Kodaikanal varies between moderate to very cold. During the summer, the temperature varies between 11 and 20 degree centigrade. It is very soothing to be there during the summer months.

During the winter season, Kodaikanal is very cold. The surface temperature during these months vary between 8 degrees and 17 degrees. During these months the temperature sometimes fall to the freezing point and beyond.

Kodaikanal experiences rain between the months of June and September. Rainfall in Kodaikanal is mainly due to the north retreating monsoon in this hill station. The average rainfall is about 1650 mm, annually.

The best seasons to visit Kodaikanal are the times between April and June and from September to October, when the Climate of Kodaikanal is at its very best. The surrounding is very colorful during these months.

Last Updated on : 05 May 2011