Weather Conditions in kumarakom
Anytime is a good time to visit Kumarakom as every season reveals a new facet of this place. Therefore, plan your holiday depending on which side of Kumarakom you will like the most to explore. Here are the different seasons of Kumarakom, based on which you can decide the best time to visit.
The Summer Delight
With temperatures going up to 37 degree Celsius and a slight jump in humidity, summers in Kumarakom are warm and humid. Travellers who haven’t befriended the sun must not plan their trip during summers. Usually, the place is less crowded during summers making it the lone traveller’s paradise. If patting some sunscreen on and a good pair of sunglasses is all you need to get through the summer, then you are good to go to Kumarakom. Summer calls for quiet afternoons and serene sunsets as Kumarakom enjoys its solitude without any tourists.
Discover the shades of Monsoon
Monsoon starts from June with mild showers and goes on to become an intense affair till the month of September. Though all the rides on the backwaters are closed, the bird sanctuary makes up for it. Migratory birds from most parts of the country fly down to the Kumarakom bird sanctuary making it a visual delight for all the visitors. With every shower, this place becomes more and more green. Chilly weather and an ever-bourgeoning foliage make this the best time to visit Kumarakom. If you are planning a monsoon escapade then don’t forget to carry waterproof baggage and raincoats.
Winter starts from November and extends till February and is also considered the best time to visit Kumarakom. First the monsoons leave behind greenery, and then winters bring down the temperatures to a pleasant 18 degree Celsius (reducing the humidity), making it a perfect season for a trip here. You can try out boating in the backwaters, water sports on the beaches and many other activities as most of these activities are allowed only during winters.
Seasonal Planning Guide
For the budget traveller the monsoon season is the best option, however, you will not be able to try out any water sports during this season. If you can shell out a few extra bucks, then plan your next summer vacation in Kumarakom. For tourists who don’t mind the crowds and want to experience every bit of Kumarakom, there’s no better season than winter to experience this tropical bliss. Head to your nearest SOTC branch and book your next Kumarakom trip.