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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What is the best time to visit Lakshadweep?

Pritha Manchanda DEC 10 2012
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Lakshadweep features a tropical climate. Its hot during summers, pleasant during winters and monsoons bring heavy rainfalls. However, if you want to plan your trip you will need to pick your favourite time. Lets discuss the general weather of the place so that you can plan your trip accordingly:

  • Summers

    During summers, the temperature in the islands ranges from 22° Celsius to 33° Celsius. April to May are the hottest months in Lakshadweep and the average temperature remains at 32°Celsius. If you wish to visit the place during summers be prepared to handle the heat and stack your bags with suntan lotions, fancy sun glasses and light comfy cotton clothes. Summers are the best time to stroll along the seashore in the evenings and pick up some seashells. The ideal summer month to visit Lakshadweep is March. During this month, the sun is usually mild, making it perfect for a trip to the island.

  • Monsoons

    Southwest monsoons from June to September bring intense downpours on the islands. Northeast monsoons also result in some rains during October and November. Strong blow of winds from the Sea is a common feature in Lakshadweep during this time. Monsoons from June to August are not ideal months for tourists to visit the islands. You hardly will find any means of transportation within the islands and the only option left to commute is through choppers.

  • Winters

    From December to February the islands experiences winters. The temperature in Lakshadweep ranges of 20°C to 32°C during this time. At this time of the year the climate is quite pleasant and offers sightseeing and opens up opportunities for a plethora of adventure sports.

You can visit Lakshadweep all year round however, the monsoon months from June to October may stop you from diving, snorkeling and other activities. However you can still enjoy the place and it beaches during the rains.
The best time to visit the place is from
October to March. At this time you can enjoy water sports and other activities to the fullest.

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