Best Time to Visit Puri
Best Season to Visit Puri
October to March is Best Season to Visit Puri
Winter season from October to March is the best time to visit Puri to explore temples and beaches. During Winter climate is pleasant and is suitable for sightseeing. Being a coastal town, Puri has extreme weather conditions in summer while in monsoons the city witnesses medium to heavy rainfall.
Peak Season in Puri
November to February is Peak Season in Puri
Ratha Yatra and Winter from November to February are the busiest seasons in Puri. Ratha Yatra is a famous annual festival of Chariots which is held during the month of June /July and has been attracting pilgrims and tourists from various parts of the country. November to February is the ideal time for tourists and the hotels are very expensive during this season.
Minimum Temperature in Puri
Maximum Temperature in Puri
Present Temperature in Puri
Winter Season (October - February):
During winter the climate is pleasant and is suitable for sightseeing. Being a coastal town the temperature ranges from 12°C to 20°C. The beauty of the place gets more attractive during the season. This is the best time to visit Puri. It is also an ideal time to take in the sheer beauty of the famed beaches of this city, namely, the Puri Beach, Swargadwar Beach, Baliharachandi Beach, Baleshwar Beach, and Balighai Beach. Festivals like Diwali Dussehra are celebrated here with full enthusiasm.
Summer Season (March - May):
It is sweltering during the summers, with the temperature rising up to 45 degrees .summer months in the coastal city of Puri are too difficult to tolerate, owing to the scorching heat and the extreme humidity. People who visit Puri during the months come back with a prominent tan, probably more than their liking. The day time of the place is quite scorching and irritating but the night brings some relief to the people. Holi celebrated in this month.
Monsoon Season (June-September):
Temperature averages 27°C to 31°C, Puri experiences heavy rainfall and frequent thunderstorms during the monsoon months of June to September, the overall rainfall is 1342 mm | 52.8 inch. Puri is popular throughout the world for Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra. Rath Yatra is one of the most famous festivals not only in Puri but in the whole nation. It is right to say that this festival is one of the major attractions of Puri. Rath Yatra is one of the famous festivals in Puri which is held every year in the month of June or July.
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