When to Go in Andaman and nicobar islands

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If you are planning your visit, the question comes into your mind for Andaman and Nicobar Islands, when to go? Andaman and Nicobar Islands are considered as the eco-friendly destination for the tourists. It is called “mini India”. Tourists can enjoy the weather of Andaman and Nicobar Islands from December to March because the climatic conditions are excellent in these months. Andaman and Nicobar Islands keep the tropical climate which never reaches to its extreme. These islands come in the hot and Torrid Zone so there is no winter season. There are only 2 seasons, summer and rainy season. Rainy season lasts for 180 days in a year.



As per the climate, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are having the tropical and humid climate. Summer season comes between January and April. Monsoon comes between May to mid-September and November to mid-December. Humidity ranges between 70 percent and 90 percent. The general weather is best suited to visit with a temperature minimum of 23 degrees C and a maximum of 30 degrees C. About 86 perdent of total area is covered by typical rainforests.


Optimal Time to Visit


It is the ideal time to visit. Andaman and Nicobar Islands run on Indian time so the sun rises early in the morning at 4:30 a.m. and darkness falls after 5 p.m.


When to Go


People visit the hill stations during summer season from April to June but the best climate to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands is between October and May. The monsoon season lies between June and September. The temperature in the summer season reaches to the maximum of 31 degrees C and it drops to 23 degrees C. During these months the heaviest rainfall is recorded. The tropical storms and rain in summer season cause damage to these islands.




The hills of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are partly submerged mountains. The elevation above sea level is 732 meters. Tropical rainforests and mangrove swamps are widely spread because of the hot and humid climate. The mean annual temperature is 29 degrees C. And the maximum rainfall is measured at 138 inches from May to October. Thus, you can enjoy the rainfall here by visiting at the right time.

March 22, 2010 change by nik.singh31

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