Best Season to Visit Mumbai

October to March is Best Season to Visit Mumbai

Mumbai can be visited throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Mumbai is between September and March as the humidity levels are at their lowest and the weather is pleasant too. This is also the best time to explore the ancient city and sightseeing in Mumbai is an absolute delight. Monsoon is also the good season for rain lovers and it is also the ideal time for trekking on surrounding hill stations because they are spread with greenery and waterfalls are at their full glory.

Peak Season in Mumbai

December to January is Peak Season in Mumbai

December to January is the peak season in Mumbai especially during New Year holiday time is the busiest time in Mumbai. New Year attracts a large number of tourists and hotels are very expensive during this time. New Year in Mumbai is exciting and there are full of options to celebrate the New Year eve's.

Mumbai Weather

Minimum Temperature in Mumbai


Maximum Temperature in Mumbai


Present Temperature in Mumbai

Winter Season (October - February):

During winters though, the temperature varies between 21C and 30C, the humidity lessens to a large extent dropping to 69%. Mumbai's winter does not require you to pack sweaters and boots. You can do away with regular clothes because the temperatures do not fall below 20 degrees. After the humid months, winter is a welcoming change. You can head to Marine Drive to feel the cool breeze and watch the city skyline. Banganga Festival of Music is held near Banganga Tank every January and the cultural year begins in Mumbai with this festival. Elephanta Festival is the festival of classical Indian dance and music that is organized by MTDC. This festival is held in the month of February every year on Elephanta Island. The Kala Ghoda Festival is held every Sunday from the month of November to January and shows country and regional arts and crafts.

Summer Season (March - May):

Mumbai experiences a coastal climate. The temperatures do not rise that much and hover around 30C- 35C. But, the humidity is high, and it causes a great deal of sweating which makes local sightseeing unpleasant. The maritime climate creates a lot of humidity so if you are planning to visit Mumbai at this time of the year, then sunscreen, water, and light cotton clothing is essential to the avoidance of the sun at midday.

Monsoon Season (June - September):

During this season Mumbai receives heavy rainfall that brings with it cool and sometimes harsh winds. The temperature during these season ranges from 19C to 29C, Monsoon season is cold, pleasant and charming. Ganesha Chaturthi is the main festival in Mumbai and is a ten-day long event having religious and cultural dimensions. It is celebrated in the month of August/ September and engenders feelings of nationalism and self esteem in the people of Mumbai.

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