Kanyakumari has a moderate climate all year round. The best time to visit Kanyakumari is during the winter months from October to March.

  • Winters (December to February) are very pleasant with temperatures ranging from 17°C to 32°C. The climate is pleasant which is perfect for Kanyakumari tourism and enjoying some beach activities. October to February is high tourist season due to the pleasant and enjoyable weather in Kanyakumari.
  • Summers (March to May) are a bit warm with sea breezes blowing in; the temperature ranges from 20°C to 35°C. The weather is mildly warm which makes beach activities enjoyable. During this period the place is less crowded.
  • Monsoons (June to September) involve medium to heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms. This is not the best time to visit Kanyakumari due to the heavy rains.


Events & Festivals in Kanyakumari

It is worth scheduling a visit to Kanyakumari during one of their fairs or festivals that are held on a grand scale as the city is the most colourful and liveliest at this time. Be prepared for throngs of tourists, both local and foreigners, during this time.

  • Cape Festival, during October, is celebrated for three days with many cultural programs and is very attractive. Tourists can ferry to Vivekananda Rock when the sea is calm and the atmosphere is sunny.


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