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Weather In Kolhapur

Kolhapur experiences a mixture of coastal and inland climatic conditions. The overall average temperature of Kolhapur ranges between 10c and 35c. Generally the climate of Kolhapur remains pleasant and amicable all round the year.

Summerin Kolhapur (March to early June) is comparatively less hot but at the same time a lot more humid. Usually the temperature of Kolhapur during summer hovers around 33c to 35c while the maximum temperature ever recorded of a summer day in Kolhapur happens to be 40c. The minimum temperature of this season is reported to be nearly 24c to 26c.

Monsoon in Kolhapur extends from June to September. Due to its proximity with the Western Ghats, the city receives abundant rainfall and the heavy downpours often result into severe floods. Temperature goes considerably down during the rainy season which ranges between 19c and 30c. In the year 2005 and 2006 Kolhapur faced an excessive rainfall which resulted into deluge.

Winter sets in during the month of November and extends till February. High temperature of winter ranges between 26c and 32c while the low temperature ranges between 9c and 16c. The climate of winter in Kolhapur remains extremely pleasing and refreshing. As compared to other cities of Maharashtra like Nasik and Pune, the temperature of Kolhapur remains quite high which specially renders the atmosphere placid and congenial.

The best season to visit Kolhapur is from October to March. Devotees specially make it a point to come at pay homage at the Mahalakshmi Temple of Kolhapur during the nine days of Navaratri.