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Kotagiri Weather

The best season to travel to Kotagiri would be during the summer, when it’s neither too warm nor too cold. Temperatures ranging between 15 and 20 degrees Celsius, means your experience of being in Kotagiri would not be hampered by the weather. Summer starts from March and lasts till May. This would be the best time to make the trip to Kotagiri.

Live Weather Forecast
Kotagiri, India 17 ℃ Patchy light drizzle
Wind: 6 from the W Humidity: 87% Pressure: 1012 mb Cloud Cover: 48%
5 Days weather forecast
Day Outlook Max Min
Sunday 23 Oct 28 ℃83 ℉ 13 ℃ 56 ℉
Monday 24 Oct 27 ℃81 ℉ 12 ℃ 54 ℉
Tuesday 25 Oct 27 ℃80 ℉ 12 ℃ 53 ℉
Wednesday 26 Oct 28 ℃82 ℉ 12 ℃ 53 ℉
Thursday 27 Oct 28 ℃82 ℉ 11 ℃ 53 ℉

Summer is a good time of the year to visit Kotagiri. The ambient temperatures at the time are bearable and the fact that there will not be much mist, means the visual ecstasy that Kotagiri offers will not be affected by it. Temperatures during the summer in Kotagiri range from 15 to 25 degrees Celsius.


It is not at all advisable to visit Kotagiri during the monsoon, except for visiting certain attractions like the Elk and Catherine Waterfalls, whose true beauty can be seen best during this time of the year. The average temperature is 15 degrees Celsius, but can drop to as low as 2 degrees Celsius or worse during nighttime.


Kotagiri, like most other hill stations in South India, is infamous for its winter. Winter in Kotagiri is during December to February. The average temperature during winter in Kotagiri is 12 degrees Celsius, but can fall to as low as 0 degrees Celsius. Needless to say, it is not advisable to visit Kotagiri during this period.