Munnar experiences a moderate climate throughout the year. The best time to visit Munnar is from August to May.
- Winters (December to February) are cool with the temperature dropping to 10°C during this period. The winter period is ideal for trekking, rock climbing and mountaineering at Anamudi Peak.
- Summers (March to May) are pleasant and the temperature ranges from a minimum of 19°C to a maximum of 35°C, making it an ideal time for visiting tea estates.
- Monsoons (June to September) are wet and mushy with pouring rainfalls. However, the hills look very fresh with lots of greenery. The months of August and September are ideal for enjoying the beautiful waterfalls in the area.
Events & Festivals in Munnar
It is worth scheduling a visit to Munnar 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.