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Kanyakumari was renamed as Cape Comorin by the Britishers as they had difficulty in pronouncing local names!


Best Time to Visit Kanyakumari

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The ideal time to visit Kanyakumari is between the months of October to March. However, depending on what you want to do, here’s a monthly breakup of Kanyakumari’s climatic conditions so that you can plan when to go:

October to February: October can be described as a god time to enjoy sightseeing and other water activities at the beach. While there might be some humidity during the day but evening sea breezes make up for a great sunset view. Also, it is during this month, the famous Cape festival is celebrated which attract lot of people. November marks the onset of the winter season in Kanyakumari when there is no humidity and the weather is pleasant. December to February is the peak tourist season when both day and night temperature is moderate. Since this is winter season, the temperature does not rise beyond 30 degree Celsius.

March to May: These months constitute the summer season in Kanyakumari. Though the temperature in March is generally pleasant, April and May can be warm but still the maximum temperature does not go beyond 35 degree Celsius. Swimming and surfing can be thoroughly enjoyed during these months as well. Also, the cool breezes always keep the weather cool and comfortable for tourists.

June to September: These months constitute the monsoon season in Kanyakumari. While June and September observes very scanty rainfall, the rain showers become heavy during the months of July and August. If you love rain, watch the glistening green hue of the Kanyakumari’s natural beauty and landscape. Being an off-season, you can enjoy attractive discounts at hotels and restaurants during this time.