India has strange weather. Climates vary. North India has mild winters. Stormy, cold monsoons. Kerala's best seasons are monsoon and winter.
Kerala is heaven. Summer is perfect for Kerala's beaches, backwaters, festivals, and scenery. We cover Kerala's weather and festivals. We'll start.
Tropical Kerala is humid. The annual average rainfall is higher than in much of India. Near the equator, Kerala should be hotter.
The Indian Western Ghats impede warm winds. It stays below 35°C. Munnar is colder than Kochi and Trivandrum.
Kerala's winter is November to March. 30°C and rain are uncommon. Wayanad, Munnar, and Thekkady are cold. Kerala's high season.
The weather makes crowded attractions worthwhile. Winter brings increased international travel. Kerala is popular with honeymooners.
Kerala enjoys India's coldest summers. Sea and Ghats cool. Cools. Rain causes thunder, lightning, and floods but rapidly dries. Moisture destroys tyres.
Summer attractions, mountain trips, and national parks are less crowded. April and May may be too low to explore popular backwaters.
Kerala's monsoon is May or June. Kerala's clouds soak the Western Ghats. Kerala rainfall. Kerala's monsoon is mild and animal-filled.
South India has another monsoon in October-November-December. May-September lacks beaches. Wind and currents impede swimming and sunbathing.
Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam came to Kerala through colonisation and trade. Large and distinctive Hindu celebrations. Kerala celebrates well.
Races are held in July, August, and September. Entertaining and political. Kerala celebrates Onam for 10 days.