The best season to visit Karaikal is between October to March. The showers make the weather pleasant and cool. The temperature is just pleasant. The rains are in moderation and not a deterrent in the travels. Thus, the Monsoons and winters are the time to be in Karaikal and enjoy the sandy beach and the picturesque architecture.
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Karaikal experiences extremely hot and humid summers like most places around Tamil Nadu. The summer temperature ranges from 32 °Celsius to 40°Celsius. Summers are not the ideal time to visit Karaikal as the temperature makes travelling extremely difficult. However many pilgrims do choose to visit during the months of May and June to attend the various festivals celebrated during those months.
Karaikal receives moderate rainfall mostly during the months of October to December. November usually receives the highest rainfall. However, the rains bring in a lot of relief to the people from the scorching heat. Infact the Monsoon are one of the best times to visit Karaikal.
The variation in temperature is very less in Karaikal. The winters after the rains are pleasant time to visit Karaikal. The winter temperature ranges from 22 °Celsius to 30°Celsius. The winters are the best time to go sightseeing and also enjoy the beach. This is the time a lot of tourists visit Karaikal and its neighbouring towns.