Historical Weather of Thiruvananthapuram in Jan
CHECK 7 DAYS FORECAST FOR THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
Total in wettest month
161.6 mm (1971)
Heaviest rain in 24 hours
63.7 mm (30th 1962)
Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum is the capital of Kerala and is also the largest city in the state with a population of around 1.68 million. Long stretches of breezy backwaters and pristine sandy beaches make the city a huge attraction for tourists across the world. It is also home to Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, considered to be the richest temple in the world.
Thiruvananthapuram has a climate that borders between a tropical savanna climate and a tropical monsoon climate, enjoying all the three seasons of summer, monsoon and winter.
Seasons in Thiruvananthapuram
Winters in Thiruvananthapuram
Winter in Thiruvananthapuram begins in November and continues till February. Unlike North India, where freezing temperatures are observed the weather in the city remains pleasant during these months. The day temperature hovers around 30°C, while the minimum settles close to 23°C. Winter months are ideal for enjoying water sports and local sightseeing.
Summers in Thiruvananthapuram
The summer season in Thiruvananthapuram is characterized by very hot conditions which begins in March and lasts till May. The average maximum temperature during this period records close to 32°C, touching 36°C on occasions. Therefore it is advisable not to take up any travel plans for the place during this time.
Monsoon in Thiruvananthapuram
June to September is the monsoon period in Thiruvananthapuram. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is observed during this period in the city and the average monthly rainfall is about 250 mm. It is also considered to be one of the best times to visit the place as heavy rainfall in the region pulls down the temperature by a huge margin. June and July are the rainiest months for the city.
Places to see in Thiruvananthapuram
There are numerous beaches in the city that attract tourists from across the country. Some popular beaches are the Hawa beach, Samudra beach and the Shanghumukham beach. The famous Padmanabhaswamy temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu is also located in this city. The Temple is constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture which is worth appreciating.
For those who love wildlife, the Neyyar dam and wildlife sanctuary is a great place to visit. There's also a crocodile farm and Lion and deer safari park in the vicinity.