Historical Weather of Pondicherry in Jan
CHECK 7 DAYS FORECAST FOR PONDICHERRY
Total in wettest month
35.5 mm (1971)
Heaviest rain in 24 hours
22.8 mm (24th 1971)
Ancient Hindu Temples, old churches and the tranquillity of virgin beaches make Pondicherry one of the busiest tourist destinations in India. Pondicherry experiences hot and humid climate almost throughout the year. The weather in Pondicherry becomes quite pleasant between December and February, making it perfect for sightseeing.
Seasons in Pondicherry
Winters in Pondicherry
Winter season, from December to February, is usually quite pleasing in Pondicherry. Being a coastal station, the city receives rainfall in the winter months from November to January. Minimum temperature can drop to 20°C during this time while maximum hovers around 28°C. It considered as an ideal time to enjoy sightseeing, beach activities and water sports.
Summers in Pondicherry
The weather in Pondicherry during the summer months are generally hot and humid. Summer season starts here from the month of March and extends to the month of May. April and May are the peak summer months. The day temperatures settle between 35°C and 42°. The city rarely witnesses tourists in summers, but you can still visit the place if you are a water sports enthusiast.
Monsoon in Pondicherry
Pondicherry adorns a romantic look and feel during the monsoon months extending from June to September. The Day temperature in Pondicherry during the monsoon months ranges in between 25°C and 33°C.
Places to see in Pondicherry
Colonial buildings, churches and statues in Pondicherry reflect a unique harmony between Indian culture and French colonialism. Some of the notable tourist attractions include Statue of Dupleix, Arikamedu, Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus, Raj Niwas, Jawahar Toy Museum and the Botanical Garden.
Some of the serene beaches here include the Serenity Beach, Paradise Beach and the Promenade Beach.