Madurai

Madurai, India
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Climate & Best time to visit Madurai

Climate in Madurai:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
1
1
1
3
4
2
3
5
7
10
7
3

Best time to visit Madurai:

Summer (March to June): Summers in Tamil Nadu are hot and dry. Daytime temperatures often range from 35-40°C (95-104°F) in the interior regions. Coastal areas experience slightly milder temperatures due to sea breezes.

Monsoon (June to September): Tamil Nadu experiences two monsoon seasons - Southwest Monsoon (June to September) and Northeast Monsoon (October to December). The Southwest Monsoon brings moderate rainfall to some parts, while the Northeast Monsoon brings more substantial rain, particularly to the eastern coast and interior areas.

Post-Monsoon (October to December): After the monsoon, the weather becomes more comfortable with reduced humidity. Daytime temperatures range from 25-30°C (77-86°F), making it a pleasant time for tourism and outdoor activities.

Winter (December to February): Winters in Tamil Nadu are mild and pleasant, especially in coastal regions. Daytime temperatures range from 20-30°C (68-86°F), and nights can be cooler. It's a popular time for tourism due to the comfortable weather.

Money & Prices

Currency in India:

Indian rupee (INR)

How expensive is a trip to Madurai?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
1.24 USD
Fast food meal:
4.37 USD
Mid-range meal:
4.82 USD
Bottle of water:
0.23 USD
Soft drink:
0.48 USD
Cappuccino:
1.13 USD
Local Beer:
1.86 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.37 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.31 USD
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

India general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type D (Old British 3-pin)

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