Although the best time of the year to visit Nagapattinam is during the months of October to March, the town receives tourists all year round. The months of April and May are considered very good for pilgrimage. During the monsoon months several tourists plan short trips to the town because it looks beautiful and fresh.
The summers in Nagapattinam are experienced during the months of March to May. These months are hot and dry with the temperature ranging between 28° Celsius to 38° Celsius. The evenings however receive a cool breeze from the sea making the weather comfortable. Although the climatic conditions are not the best during this time, it’s a popular time for pilgrimage.
During the months of June to September, Nagapattinam receives mild to medium rainfall which makes the weather comfortable. The place also looks extremely pleasant and fresh during this time with several flowers and fruits blooming during this time. It is a good time for a short trip to the place.
The winter season which is experienced during the months of December to February is the best time of the year to visit the town. The weather is pleasant and the temperature ranges between 20° Celsius to 30° Celsius. This is peak tourist season in the town of Nagapattinam.