The best time to visit the Elephanta caves is in the months spanning October to January.
Coastal temperatures account for hot and humid summers at Elephanta. It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, gusting sea breeze is a year round phenomena. The day time temperatures in the summer range from 30 to 36 degrees Celsius.
The monsoon season at Elephanta is very similar to neighbouring Mumbai city. Moderate precipitation is experienced and if you’re traveling here during the monsoon months, make sure you’re carrying a trench coat or an over coat with a weather resistant pair of shoes.
Like Mumbai City, Elephanta experiences very mild winters with minimum temperatures usually not below 16 degrees Celsius. The continuous exchange of air between land and sea keeps temperature variation in check