Historical Weather of Bangalore in May
CHECK 7 DAYS FORECAST FOR BANGALORE
Total in wettest month
287.1 mm (1957)
Heaviest rain in 24 hours
153.9 mm (6th 1909)
Bangalore, also known as the city of gardens is the capital of Karnataka. It is also known as the silicon valley of India for being the country’s leading information and technology exporter. Being an IT hub, several multinational companies have made the city their base. Indian Technological Organizations (ISRO), Infosys and WIPRO have their headquarters in the city. The city also boasts of rich historical past.
The weather in Bangalore remains pleasant throughout the year.
Seasons in Bangalore
Winters in Bangalore
The winter season in Bangalore begins in December and continues till February. The temperatures during these months are pleasant and comfortable, making it the best time to visit the beautiful city. The night temperature in the city during the season settles at 16°C, on an average. With 15.3°C January is the coldest month for the city. This is the best time to be in Bangalore and escape the bone chilling temperatures of North India.
Summers in Bangalore
The summer season in Bangalore begins in March and lasts till the end of May. The average day temperature in the city during the summer season settles at a comfortable 33°C. April and May with an average monthly temperature of 34°C and 33°C, respectively are the hottest summer months for the city. However, the temperature still remains at a comfortable level.
Monsoon in Bangalore
The city observes moderate rain during the monsoon season from June to September. During the southwest monsoon season the city observes 550 mm of average rainfall. September is the rainiest month with 200 mm of average rainfall. Also, the city observes good rains during the Northeast Monsoon season from October to December.
Places to see in Bangalore
Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore Palace, Tipu Sultan’s Palace and Fort, Lalbagh Botanical Garden and Cubbon Park are some of the tourist attractions in the city. The Bangalore palace was built in 1887 by Chamaraja Wodeyar and was inspired by England's Windsor Castle. Ulsoor Lake, spread over an area of 125 acres is another tourist hot spot. Boating and swimming pool are the main attractions of the lake.