February Season in India

February Season in India

February is an idyllic month in India, as days become longer and nights shorter, trees drop their old leaves to make room for new ones and fresh blossoms appear on all trees.

Experience the warm climate of South India without being overcome by heat. Take an exciting safari in Rajasthan or discover historic relics in Varanasi without suffering through unbearable heat waves.

1. Mumbai

Mumbai is both an enormous port and major cultural center in India, as well as its financial capital. Known for its tropical climate with hot, dry summers and heavy monsoon rains, February provides ideal conditions for exploring this vibrant city – daytime temperatures average 30 degrees Celsius while nights remain pleasantly cool.

Mumbai beaches remain dry due to a dry weather pattern, offering tourists plenty of beach activities like swimming, surfing and scuba diving. West India also remains comfortable during this month – giving tourists ample opportunities for sightseeing as well as other recreational pursuits.

As January is also festival month in India, many events take place this month. National holidays such as Republic Day (January 26th) and Valentine’s Day are celebrated with great enthusiasm; other festivities include Vasant Panchami (variable, January/February), which involves Hindu devotees placing books and instruments before Saraswati to seek her blessings and mark the start of spring; Kala Ghoda Arts Festival and Sula Fest are two other notable festivals to take place this month.

As this month is likely to be one of the last favorable ones in Mumbai before humidity and heat become an issue, it would be wise to book flights and hotels early if planning on visiting this wonderful city during this month.

Tourists visiting Mumbai’s famed Colaba Causeway Market or visiting Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus can shop for traditional Indian apparel at this renowned market or admire its beautiful mix of Gothic and Indian architectural styles in 1887 – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is worth seeing while Elephanta Caves should also not be missed out. There are also plenty of vineyards offering up local wines as samples!

2. Goa

February is an ideal month for beach enthusiasts looking for an authentic beach experience in Goa, with mild temperatures and warm sea temperatures, with minimal chances of rain showers so they can indulge in all their favorite beach activities without worry of showering on their fun.

Old Goa churches and attractions can be explored without fear of getting wet while at the same time party season begins in Goa with many clubs and shacks opening their doors again after closing during monsoon season.

As it’s the end of peak season, expect less crowds compared to December and January – making finding a quiet place easier!

Goa experiences an average temperature of 27oC during February, which is slightly cooler than December and January but still very pleasant. The sea also remains warmer with an average temperature of 28oC than in December; humidity drops significantly too with median levels rarely exceeding 85%.

As well as that, there’s also an excellent chance of seeing blue skies during this month – only 7% will experience cloudiness! Winds will remain calm as well, making May an enjoyable month to experience the outdoors.

As your visit will fall outside the peak summer season, villa rentals will be much less costly than during December and January. Choose from modern contemporary to historic Portuguese structures; many offer direct beach access.

Goa’s most celebrated festivals and events – such as the Serendipity Arts Festival, Sunburn Festival, Mando Festival, Feast of St Francis Xavier, and Goa Carnival – can all be found during December/January; though visitors should try to avoid Christmas/New Year celebrations due to high tourist volumes; nonetheless there are plenty of enjoyable things happening throughout this month in Goa!

3. Kolkata

Februari is traditionally the start of Kolkata (Calcutta)’s hot and humid summer, as the overnight chill gives way to daytime temperatures rising steadily; nevertheless, humidity remains manageable, providing an ideal opportunity to visit Kolkata’s numerous monuments, museums, and parks. By mid-month however, the southwest monsoon arrives bringing periodic dusty squalls that help moderate temperatures by offering temporary relief from its relentless heat.

Weather in India during March offers the ideal conditions for enjoying outdoor activities, such as cycling, hiking, horseback riding and boating. You can also take a dip in the river Ganges which is at its purest during this season; take time out to visit its famous tea gardens to enjoy their rich flavors!

Snowfall in Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim at higher elevations is to be expected during wintertime, making the chilly conditions of this season especially refreshing and an excellent opportunity to experience all that the country offers in terms of scenic beauty.

South India’s monsoon season officially concludes in February and beaches become dry, providing an ideal environment for relaxing beach vacations. One popular beach destination is Goa in southwestern India – known for its warm, sunny weather ideal for lounging around golden beaches.

Tamil Nadu offers an idyllic retreat from Delhi’s busy streets at its offbeat tourist destination of Yercaud in Tamil Nadu state. This picturesque hill station serves as an unfamous version of Ooty and features lush forests and sprawling coffee plantations.

January and February provide pleasant weather in Northwest India, making January-February an excellent time to visit Delhi. By this point, any smog or fog that marred its view during colder months should have dissipated, giving you clearer views of all its iconic sites as well as historical sites and temples located throughout the city.

4. Varanasi

February is an ideal month to travel in India, where temperatures remain mild in its northern parts and you can admire snow-topped Himalaya, learn Tibetan spirituality at Dharmsala or sip hot chai at Rishikesh cafes. Furthermore, temperatures have begun to warm further south with beaches of Goa and Kerala typically seeing 30degC temperatures; making this the perfect opportunity to visit Delhi’s many vibrant buildings or visit Agra before it becomes overcrowded with visitors.

Varanasi offers ideal weather in February for exploring this holy city on the Ganges – it offers cool to mild temperatures with dry air conditions, making this month an excellent opportunity to see temples and ghats as well as take boat rides along its riverbanks. February also marks New Year celebrations across Varanasi with various themed parties held all around town.

Varanasi’s average maximum temperature in February was 26degC while its minimum was 14degC. Daily precipitation averaged at 1.7mm in February – that’s equivalent to 0.06 inches of rain or snow! Humidity averaged at 66% during this month.

Varanasi experiences 8 hours of sunshine annually in February – which accounts for 71% of its daylight hours. You can view sunrise and sunset times over the coming 12 months by selecting from one of the monthly tabs below.