Best Season to Visit Somnath

October to March is Best Season to Visit Somnath

Being a coastal town, Somnath experiences a humid climate throughout the year but the Winter season from October to March is the best time to visit Somnath to explore its temples, beaches, museums and other attractions. Winter season in Somnath remains a cool climate and pleasant weather, which is perfect for sightseeing without heat. Winter is a good season if you would like to explore the wildlife of Gir National Park but the heavy crowd usually spoils the experience. Better to avoid visiting Somnath in the summer season as the sun is scorching during the days and the temperatures are high.

Peak Season in Somnath

November to February is Peak Season in Somnath

Maha Shivaratri (around February) is the peak season in Somnath. It is one of the major festivals celebrated in Somnath with great pomp and fervor. The temple town witnesses a huge number of tourists from various parts of the country during the Maha Shivaratri festival. Somnath Mahadev Fair is also the most famous festival in Somnath which attracts a considerable number of tourists.

Somnath Weather

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Winter Season:

This is the ideal time to visit this magnificent pilgrimage spot. As of the peak season and best weather, this is the crowded time of Somnath. Winter lasts from October to February. The temperature condition would be like 10C to 20C during this time. In the month of February, the entire region would become ready to welcome the Maha Shivarathri festival and travelers with devotees. Winter is the ideal and peak time to explore here.

Summer Season:

Summer in Somnath lasts till June from the mid of March. The temperature becomes high and holds a range of 24C to 42C during summer. The high temperature and humidity may make you uncomfortable for sightseeing and outdoor activities. But due to offseason, this would be an ideal time to visit those who are seeking for a budget trip.

Monsoon Season:

Monsoon starts in the month of July and spans till September end. Somnath receives heavy rainfalls during this time. The city faces the harsh winds and cyclones some days. So this will be difficult to do sightseeing and outdoor activities. Most of the places in the country receive heavy rainfalls during monsoon. Somnath is a special exception because monsoon in this place is vicious. So monsoon is not a suggestible time to be here. Somnath receives an amount of 735mm rain yearly.

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