The best time of the year to visit Palani is post the monsoons during the months of winter- from October to February. The weather is pleasant, and the town is in its full glory as it prepares for the various festivals such as Thipooyam, Pongal and Diwali which are celebrated during the winter months.
The summers of Palani experienced during the months of March to June, is hot and unpleasant. The temperature hovers between 37° Celsius to 25° Celsius. Travelling during this time of the year is not very comfortable.
The monsoons in Palani receive average rainfall, which is accompanied by strong winds. The monsoons are experienced during the months of July to September. The monsoons bring down the temperature of the place and post monsoons, the weather becomes pleasant.
The winters in Palani are mild and pleasant as the temperature comes down post the monsoons. Winters are experienced from December to February. During these months the temperature ranges from 21° Celsius to 29° Celsius. This is the best time of the year to visit Palani as it is the season and has the best things in store for a tourist in terms of both weather and festivals.