Kudremukh is a relatively unknown hill station located at an altitude of 1,894 meters above sea level overlooking the Arabian Sea. It is situated in the Chickmaglur district of Karnataka. The hill station is a peak enclosed by mountain ranges inhabited by a wide array of flora and fauna. Apart from its lush green landscape and forests, Kudremukh is a favourite among trekkers and animal lovers. It is also the originating place of three main rivers of Karnataka.
The hill station is blessed with a salubrious climate all throughout the year with average temperature ranging from 10°Celsius to 35°Celsius. This makes Kudremukh a year round destination except the monsoon season during which the place receives heavy rainfall.
From March to May it is summer in Kudremukh and the average temperature varies from 30°Celsius to 35°Celsius. Cotton clothing is ideal for a visit during this season.
Kudremukh receives heavy rainfall from June to October. The average rainfall received in this area is around 7000 mm which helps to sustain its lush green landscape. Due to the heavy precipitation the monsoon season is not considered to be an ideal time to visit the hill station.
November to February is winter season in Kudremukh with average temperature ranging from 17°Celsius to 20°Celsius, though there are times when it drops to 10°Celsius also. During this time the climate is pleasant and the verdant landscape looks fresh after the heavy monsoon. Light woollen wear is recommended for a visit to Kudremukh in winter season.
October to May is the best time to make a visit to this quiet hill station. Post monsoon, nature looks at its best and with the onset of winter the temperature becomes ideal for a refreshing sojourn.