When to Go in Hyderabad

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When planning a trip it is very important to note the climate of the area so that you can enjoy the most of your holiday. India, being a tropical country, gets diverse climate throughout the year--which has its own charm. “Hyderabad, when to go?” is a big question to most of the tourists visiting the city. Read below to know about it.

Climate of Hyderabad

Hyderabad is 500 years old and the capital city of the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. To understand the climate of the city, it is important to know the terrain of the region. The region has rocky terrain as it is situated on the Deccan Plateau and lies in the rain shadow area of the Eastern Ghat which is the mountain range running parallel to the eastern coastline. Due to this reason the area receives inadequate rainfall and experiences prolonged summers.

Hyderabad Summers

The summers start from March and end with monsoon rains in July, which is again unpredictable and can extend until September. During summers the temperatures range between 30 degrees C and around 43 degrees C, making the weather very hot. One should avoid a trip here during this time as it is very difficult to move outside due to heat.

Hyderabad Monsoons

With the onset of monsoons at the end of July the temperature lowers considerably but due to heavy rains, the roads are flooded and the normal life gets affected. It is also not a good time to visit Hyderabad as it gets very humid and rain disrupts the traffic movement considerably. The monsoons last here until the first week of October, giving way to the winters.


The winters starts from November and lasts until February .This is the best time to visit Hyderabad as the climate is warm and pleasant. During winters the temperature ranges between 13 degrees C and around 28 degrees C and holidaying here is more enjoyable. This is also the time when most of the festivals are celebrated.


Although people of Hyderabad enjoy festivals and events throughout the year, most of them are celebrated during winters. The Hindus celebrate festivals like Dushera, Diwali (the festival of lights), Ugadi, Holi(the festival of colors) while Muslims celebrate Eid, Id-ul-Zuha, Shab-e-Qadr. The Christians celebrate Christmas, New Year, Good Friday and Easter while Buddhists celebrate Lumbini Festival. You can also participate in The Deccan and Kite Festival which are organized by the Andhra Pradesh Tourist Development Corporation to attract more tourists.

March 20, 2010 change by goadventurefreak

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