Best Season to Visit Pune

October to March is Best Season to Visit Pune

Pune has a pleasant climate throughout the year but the best time to visit the city is the Winter season from October to March to explore its spectacular historical monuments from the Maratha period. Winter is pleasant and cool weather and it is the perfect time to visit Pune for traveling and sightseeing. This is also the festive time in Pune and the most famous Sawai Gandharva Music Festival is held in December for 3 days every year. September month is also the best time to visit if you want to witness the beauty of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations.

Peak Season in Pune

December to February is Peak Season in Pune

New Year time and Sawai Gandharva Music Festival (around December) are the peak seasons in Pune. New Year is the busiest time in Pune and attracts a large number of travelers to celebrate their New Year Eve. Sawai Gandharva Music Festival is the most awaited event celebrated in Pune in the month of December. Hotels are usually very expensive during these seasons and advance booking at least a month ahead is suggested.

Pune Weather

Minimum Temperature in Pune


Maximum Temperature in Pune


Present Temperature in Pune

Winter Season (October - March):

Usually the city witness the minimum temperature of below 10C and most of the travelers prefer to visit the region during these months. A large number of tourists prefer visiting the city during this season to spend some quality time. Since the temperature scoops down swiftly right after sunset, carrying light warm clothes is advisable. Winters are also a festive time in Pune, especially December when the Sawai Gandharva Music Festival is held.

Summer Season (March - June):

The temperature during this period varies between 21C to 41C. The weather is warm during the day and gets unbearable in the afternoons. The weather is dry and sunny, and there is frequent water shortage due to droughts. Light cotton clothing is recommended.

Monsoon Season (July - September):

Day temperatures remain mild around 30Cand nights become pleasant between 20C to 22C. But dont forget to carry your rain gear, if you plan to visit Pune during this time as the downpour of rain could get messy. Most of the 722 mm (28.43 in) of annual rainfall in the city fall between June and September, and July is the wettest month of the year.

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