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Kanchipuram Weather

The best season to visit Kanchipuram is between October and February. Autumn sets in October after the heavy showers. The weather remains cool and pleasant for most times. After the advent of winter in November the nights certainly become cooler but definitely not chilly. Hence, October to February are the ideal months for sight-seeing in Kanchipuram.  

Live Weather Forecast
Kanchipuram, India 26 ℃ Haze, Mist
Wind: 4 from the SW Humidity: 70% Pressure: 1008 mb Cloud Cover: 0%
5 Days weather forecast
Day Outlook Max Min
Friday 28 Oct 38 ℃100 ℉ 24 ℃ 74 ℉
Saturday 29 Oct 37 ℃99 ℉ 25 ℃ 76 ℉
Sunday 30 Oct 33 ℃91 ℉ 24 ℃ 75 ℉
Monday 31 Oct 32 ℃90 ℉ 23 ℃ 74 ℉
Tuesday 01 Nov 32 ℃90 ℉ 24 ℃ 74 ℉

Summer in Kanchipuram is hot and dry making it impossible to step out of the house. The hot scorching sun is enough to give you a headache and cause dehydration. The summer typically begins from mid-March and continues till the end of May. The maximum temperature during the summer can go up to 37 degrees Celsius.  


The city receives medium to heavy rainfall during the monsoon thus making it difficult to go sightseeing despite the pleasant climate and reasonable temperature. The monsoon sets in towards the end of May and goes on till the mid of September. The maximum temperature during monsoons ranges between 21- 27 degrees Celsius.


Winter in Kanchipuram starts from mid-November and ends in February. However, morning and day times are quite pleasant and you do not require heavy woolens at night. A shawl or a light jacket can serve the purpose at night. In winter the temperature does not fall below 19 degrees nor does it go up beyond 21 degrees.