Munnar is a well known tourist destination due to its greenery, wild life sanctuaries and valleys. Munnar is located in Idukki district of Kerala, at an altitude of 1600 to 1800 meters above sea level. It is a popular hill station in South India. The weather in Munnar is moderate and pleasant throughout the year. The average maximum temperature recorded during day time is 20° Celsius. The temperature during night can vary from 0 to 10° Celsius. Munnar experiences heavy traffic of tourists throughout the year.
Summer season in Munnar falls within April to June. Summer in Munnar records a maximum temperature of 20°Celsius and a minimum of 15° Celsius. Occasional showers keep the temperatures in check. The refreshing climate in summer with its cool breeze attracts lots of tourists to Munnar. Carrying light woollen clothes is beneficial while planning a trip to Munnar during summer.
The monsoon months in Munnar are from June to September. Munnar experiences heavy rainfall due to south-western monsoon. An average of 533 mm rain is recorded during this season. Munnar is at its beauty during monsoon and the area becomes lovely with streams and streamlets. Temperatures may fall up to 2° Celsius during monsoon.
December to February is the winter season in Munnar. Winter in Munnar is very chilly with a maximum temperature of 13° Celsius during day and 0° Celsius during night. Winter also attracts tourists to Munnar. Heavy woollen clothes are a must during a visit to Munnar during winter to escape from the biting cold.
September to May is the best season to visit Munnar. Intermittent showers can be experienced during these months. Monsoon months also attract those tourists to Munnar who love to experience heavy rains.