Kumarakom is situated in the Kottayam district of Kerala near Alleppey region. It is located at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level. Kumarakom is very popular with its backwater tourism.
Kumarakom enjoys a moderate and pleasant climate throughout the year. The average maximum temperature that has been recorded is 32° Celsius and the average minimum is 18° Celsius.
Summer in Kumarakom begins in March and it is extended till June. Mid-April to June are the hottest months in Kumarakom with a maximum temperature of 38° Celsius. Summer nights are relatively cooler with a minimum temperature of 24° Celsius. Scanty rains can increase humidity and add up the heat during summer.
Monsoon in Kumarakom begins in July and it lasts through late September. The climate remains cloudy during the monsoon and the atmospheric temperature lowers down to reach a maximum of 25° Celsius and a minimum of 20° Celsius. Moderate to heavy thunder storms is experienced by Kumarakom during monsoon. Backwater cruising will be closed during monsoon months.
Winter in Kumarakom begins in November and it lasts till mid-February. Winter dawn can be misty and cold. Days are warm with a maximum temperature of 27° Celsius and nights are cold with a minimum temperature of 18° Celsius. Light woolen clothes and cotton clothes can be carried while visiting Kumarakom during winter. The weather is mild and pleasant which is ideal for outdoor trips.
September to February is the best season to visit Kumarakom.