Jagannath Puri Yatra

Jagannath Puri Weather

Weather and climate conditions at Puri are moderate throughout the year and hence it can be visited all year round. The cool breeze from the Bay of Bengal makes the tropical weather in Puri more bearable as compared to interior parts of Odisha. Cold winds from the North and North East regions keep the temperatures low in spite of the bright sunshine.

Best Time To Visit Jagannath Puri : Puri attracts pilgrims and tourists all round the year, however it best to visit from March to September, pre, post and during Rath Yatra Festival.

Puri in Summer (May to October)
The climate of Puri becomes quite hot and humid. The average temperature at this time of the year can raise upto 36° C. In spite of hot weather, undeterred pilgrims come here in large numbers for the Puri pilgrimage especially during the month of April and June. If you are planning your visit during summers carry light cotton clothes with you.

Puri in Monsoons (July-August)
The Monsoons in the Puri region sees a burst of pilgrims and devotees as it is the month when annual Rath Yatra festival takes place. The months of June-September sees a lot of rainfall and hence should be avoided if possible. If you really want to visit Puri during Rath Yatra, don’t forget to bring your umbrellas, raincoats etc. to prevent rains from ruining your plans.

Puri in Winter (November-April)
Puri region experiences pleasant climate during the winters and is the best time to visit the auspicious place. The months from November to February are the appropriate months to visit due to its pleasant atmosphere and indulge in the festivities at Lord Jagannath Temple at Puri. Light woolen clothes are best suited for this time of the year.

Puri Monthwise Weather Details (2016 Updates)

Puri in January: The average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in January is a warm 27°C (81°F) with low heat & humidity. With little to no rainfall, January is an ideal time to visit the revered city of Puri. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 17°C (63°F).

Puri in February: The average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in February is a warm 29°C (84°F) with moderate heat & humidity. The weather is still at its pleasant best and attracts lot of tourists this time around. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 20°C (68°F).

Puri in March: The temperature begins to rise during the month of March and humidity increases as well. The average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in March is a hot 32°C (90°F) with high heat and humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 24°C (75°F).

Puri in April: The month of April sees the temperature soaring as the sun heats up the region. The average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in April is a hot 33°C (91°F) with very high heat & humidity. The nights still remain relatively comfortable as average night-time temperature is usually a warm 26°C (79°F).

Puri in May: Month of May is the hottest month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in May is a hot 34°C (93°F) with extreme heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 27°C (81°F).

Puri in June: With the onset of monsoons, the temperature slightly recedes as the average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in June is a hot 33°C (91°F) with very high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 27°C (81°F).

Puri in July: With the arrival of monsoons the temperature dips with average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in July a hot 31°C (88°F) with very high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 26°C (79°F).

Puri in August: With the downpour continuing in the month of August, the temperature cools down a little as it reaches with average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in August a hot 30°C. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 26°C (79°F).

Puri in September: As the monsoons fade away, temperature drops down a little as the impending winter arrives. The average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in September is a hot 32°C (90°F) with very high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 26°C (79°F).

Puri in October: The average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in October is a hot 32°C (90°F) with very high heat & humidity. The average sea temperature in and around Puri in October is 29°C (84°F) while the average night-time temperature is usually a warm 24°C (75°F).

Puri in November: The average maximum daytime temperature in Puri in November is a hot 30°C (86°F) with high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 20°C (68°F).

Puri in December: With the arriver of winter season, the temperature plummets as the average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 20°C (68°F). The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 17°C (63°F). The month of December is considered an ideal time to visit Puri.


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Published Date: July 2, 2016
Last Updated On: July 2, 2016
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