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Velankanni Weather

The best season to visit Velankanni is between October and March. The summer months are hot and dry, and June to September is sultry, but moderate temperature prevails so short trips are advisable. October to March sees a lot of Church festivities and good climate, so this would be the best time to visit all things considered.

Live Weather Forecast
Velankanni,Tamil Nadu 10 ℃ Drizzle, Mist
Wind: 7 from the ENE Humidity: 100% Pressure: 1023 mb Cloud Cover: 0%
5 Days weather forecast
Day Outlook Max Min
Sunday 23 Oct 13 ℃56 ℉ 3 ℃ 37 ℉
Monday 24 Oct 13 ℃56 ℉ 1 ℃ 33 ℉
Tuesday 25 Oct 14 ℃57 ℉ 1 ℃ 33 ℉
Wednesday 26 Oct 12 ℃53 ℉ -3 ℃ 27 ℉
Thursday 27 Oct 6 ℃43 ℉ -1 ℃ 29 ℉

The temperature soars during the summer in Velankanni and ranges around 28 °C to 38°C. Due to the cool breeze from the sea, evenings are reasonably pleasant. Tourists are recommended to avoid the hot days of summer, especially between April and May.


Mild to medium rainfall is what one can expect in the monsoon. Mild climate and pristine surroundings are the positives of visiting during June to September. The beach is more or less isolated during the rainy season, but a number of pilgrims still visit Velankanni in the monsoon season.


Pleasant climate can be expected in this time period. Temperatures range from 21°C to 30°C from December to February. The Christmas season sees large crowds throng to Velankanni, and it’s a special time to visit the holy town as Church festivities are in full swing.