Munnar Climate

The Munnar Climate is usually warmer and drier, with temperatures ranging between 30oC and 11oC. The annual rainfall is around 380 cm. Four-fifths of the total annual precipitation occurs during the months June to September. On the other hand, the December-March period is dry and sunny, with warm days and cool nights. In common with the other South Indian hill-stations, this period is usually considered the best for a visit to the High Ranges.

munnar climateTemperatures in the Munnar seldom rise above 30oC or drop below 0oC. Being situated on the edge of the escarpment, which faces the Arabian Sea, the High Ranges has an annual rainfall varying from 130cm. In Chittavurrai, the easternmost estate to 800 cm. in Kallar at the western end – all within a distance of 26 km. More equable conditions prevail in the Anamudi. The Munnar Climate of the upper hills is very bracing and except for the difficulty of getting to them would no doubt be visited from the plains.

munnar climate

Munnar Climate In March & April there are often heavy showers and mist, but the climate is delightful. November is for the most part wet, and in December and early in January the nights are usually frosty. From December to the middle of February the East winds blow strong and make it trying to natives. Devikulam and Vattavada at a height of 6000 feet are the most pleasant of the spots to be visited. The soil on these hills and valleys is fertile. Wheat, barley and potatoes grow well.

Potatoes have been grown by the Mudugars of a size and flavour quite similar to the Nilgiris. In the upper Anchanadu villages onions, garlic and wheat are grown. In the lower villages the jack trees, mangoes, limes and oranges are grown. Plantains of a coarse kind are also cultivated here. The Sandal trees found here are small but the wood is highly scented. Munnar Climate  is very nice for all tourist. all type of tourist love and enjoying the Munnar Climate  all seasons.