Pondicherry Climate & Weather

Pondicherry Current Weather

partly-cloudy-day

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Min

23°C

Max

30°C

Year Weather Chart

Sep

partly-cloudy-day

Min

26 °C

Max

33 °C

Oct

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Min

25 °C

Max

32 °C

Nov

partly-cloudy-day

Min

23 °C

Max

30 °C

Dec

partly-cloudy-day

Min

22 °C

Max

29 °C

Jan

partly-cloudy-day

Min

22 °C

Max

29 °C

Feb

partly-cloudy-day

Min

23 °C

Max

30 °C

Mar

partly-cloudy-day

Min

25 °C

Max

32 °C

Apr

wind

Min

27 °C

Max

33 °C

May

rain

Min

28 °C

Max

34 °C

Jun

rain

Min

27 °C

Max

34 °C

Jul

cloudy

Min

27 °C

Max

34 °C

Aug

rain

Min

26 °C

Max

33 °C

Pondicherry experiences a typical coastal climate with hot summers and mild winters, and an ever present humidity. The months from January to July are usually dry, July to September bring in the seasonal rains and thundershowers, while October to December witness heavy downpour brought in by the northeast monsoon. The average maximum temperature in Pondicherry is 31.5º Celsius and the average minimum temperature is 23.9º Celsius.

The summer season start around April and continues to July with the maximum temperature often reach more than 40o Celsius with a minimum ranging between 28 to 32o Celsius. The heat reaches its peak during the months of April. The average summer temperature in Pondicherry is 36o Celsius.
 
Although the main rainy season in Pondicherry is from November to January, around the end of June, Pondicherry gets some respite from the summer heat with some amount of rainfall brought in by the southwest monsoon. The northeast monsoon arrives as late as the middle of October and between the months of October and December Pondicherry receives most of its rainfall. The annual average rainfall here is around 1240 mm.

The winter in Pondicherry is experienced between the months of November to January. Although the temperature does not go below 18 to 20o Celsius, the weather during this time remains quite pleasant and the place receives the most of its tourists during this time. Winter in Pondicherry is greatly impacted by the north-east monsoons.

The best season to visit Pondicherry is between the months of October to March when the temperatures go down to make your stay pleasant and comfortable. Apart from the winter seasons, Pondicherry can be an enjoyable experience during the monsoon when the showers are not too much.

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Pondicherry Photos in October

Auroville,Pondicherry

Photo by

Sandipan Nath

Auroville, Pondicherry
Promenade Beach,Pondicherry

Photo by

Purna

Promenade Beach, Pondicherry

Pondicherry Photos in November

Auroville,Pondicherry

Photo by

Goutham Naik

Auroville, Pondicherry
Auroville,Pondicherry

Photo by

Goutham Naik

Auroville, Pondicherry

Pondicherry Photos in December

Auroville,Pondicherry

Photo by

Govindan Naganathan

Auroville, Pondicherry
Varadaraja Perumal Temple,Pondicherry

Photo by

Govindan Naganathan

Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Pondicherry

Video Reviews

Good beach

Good beach  Video Review
00:17

Seaside Promenade

Shreyas Bardoloi
2nd Nov 17

Not worth a visit

Not worth a visit  Video Review
01:04

Serenity Beach

Mohit Grover
13th Mar 17

Chunnambar Boat House

Chunnambar Boat House  Video Review
00:44

Chunnambar Boat House

Susparsha Kher
13th Dec 17

Serenity beach Pondicherry

Serenity beach Pondicherry  Video Review
01:06

Serenity Beach

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12th Dec 17

Promenade Beach

Promenade  Beach  Video Review
00:59

Promenade Beach

Susparsha Kher
12th Dec 17

A Centre of Meditation

A Centre of Meditation  Video Review
01:53

Matrimandir

Mohit Grover
6th Nov 17

One of the most prominent beach

One of the most prominent beach  Video Review
01:00

Promenade Beach

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23rd Jul 17

Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar

Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar  Video Review
01:11

Manakula Vinayagar Temple

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14th Dec 17

Paradise beach

Paradise beach  Video Review
01:05

Paradise Island

Susparsha Kher
13th Dec 17

Chunnambar boat house Pondicherry

Chunnambar boat house Pondicherry  Video Review
00:49

Chunnambar Boat House

Kapil chowdhry
13th Dec 17