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Palakkad Weather

Palakkad can be visited any time of the year except for the hot months of summer (March and April) and the months of heavy showers (June and July). The period soon after the monsoon is ideal for visiting the waterfalls and sanctuaries of the region. Those who want to enjoy the colorful festivities of the Kalpathy Chariot Festival should plan a trip during November. The period from September to February is suitable for all kinds of outdoor activities and sightseeing.

Live Weather Forecast
Palakkad, India 33 ℃ Haze
Wind: 7 from the SW Humidity: 44% Pressure: 1009 mb Cloud Cover: 0%
5 Days weather forecast
Day Outlook Max Min
Thursday 27 Oct 38 ℃100 ℉ 22 ℃ 71 ℉
Friday 28 Oct 35 ℃96 ℉ 22 ℃ 71 ℉
Saturday 29 Oct 36 ℃96 ℉ 22 ℃ 71 ℉
Sunday 30 Oct 35 ℃95 ℉ 22 ℃ 71 ℉
Monday 31 Oct 36 ℃97 ℉ 23 ℃ 73 ℉

The summer season in Palakkad is characterized by intense heat. The summer hits the town from March and is continued till May. April is the hottest month of the year, and the temperatures vary from 32°C to 38°C during this season. Hot climatic conditions might adversely affect sightseeing and summer is not a recommended time to pay a visit.


Palakkad receives generous rainfall from both southwest and northeast monsoons. Monsoon showers bless the city for a long stretch of four months starting from June till early September. Heavy rains might stop travelers from engaging in outdoor activities, and hence monsoon is not an excellent time to visit the town.


Winter in Palakkad is extremely pleasant that makes the season favorable for sightseeing and outdoor activities. The chill of winter commences from December and is prolonged till the last quarter of February. It is an ideal time to visit the hilly areas of the region and to engage in trekking.