Coimbatore Weather

Coimbatore, in western Tamil Nadu , lies at 11°North Latitude and 77°East Longitude. At an elevation of 409 meters above sea level, it experiences pleasing weather conditions. Coimbatore winters are mild and the summers are moderate.

Coimbatore Temperature Conditions

The mean maximum summer temperature is 34.7°C while the minimum temperature around these months is around 22.1°C. Winter temperatures hover very near to this as Coimbatore has a mean maximum temperature of 32.2°C and mean minimum temperature of 19.2°C in the winter months of December-January.

Coimbatore Rainfall

Coimbatore is cocooned between the Western Ghats in the north and western side, the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Annamalai range, Munnar range and the western pass Palghat. As such, this location gives Coimbatore a peculiar rainfall pattern. It receives an average rainfall of 61.22 cms annually, spreading over an average of 44.5 days in a year. The south-west monsoon contributes rain in the months from June to August. A humid September is followed by an October-November rain by the retreating North-eastern monsoon.

Coimbatore Pollution Level

The pollution level in the city is much less in comparison to the heavy industrialization of the city because they are mainly engineering based. Advanced planning by the government has saved the city as in 1990 all steel factories were relocated to the outskirts of the city and the textile mills adopted the air treatment towers.

Coimbatore Seismocity

Coimbatore falls under the Class III/IV Seismic Zone, having experienced the last major earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale on February 8 1900 at 3.11am.

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