Para-sailing at Colva Seaside

(Picture: Deepak Salvi/MM, BCCL Mumbai)

Located by the Arabian Sea, the tiny state of Goa is understood for its sunny seashores, Portuguese structure, the wildlife-rich forests of the Western Ghats and the numerous rivers that cross it.

Goa is a much-loved vacation vacation spot for each home and worldwide vacationers, who flock right here all year long, and particularly in the course of the peak vacationer season that runs from October to January.

The climate in Goa is mostly scorching and humid, because of its proximity to the ocean. There should not many variations and it by no means will get unbearably scorching, because of the ocean breeze. Information from The Climate Channel (chart beneath) exhibits that all year long the utmost temperature ranges from 28°C-33°C, whereas the minimal temperature ranges from 19°C-26°C.

Temperature traits (max and min) for Panjim, Goa

(Picture: The Climate Channel)

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Climate traits over a 30-year interval (1981–2010)

Allow us to check out month-wise temperature and climate traits* primarily based on long-term local weather information of India Meteorological Division (IMD) for the interval 1981-2010.


Goa is a well-liked New Yr vacation vacation spot. And that is as a result of January is among the happiest months of the 12 months for guests. The utmost and minimal temperatures vary from 32.4 °C to twenty.2 °C. There’s little or no rainfall (1 mm) in the course of the month and the climate is nice and clear with little or no fog.


Climatically, February is essentially just like January, as proven by IMD information from 1980–2010. The utmost temperature averages round 32.2 °C and the minimal is round 20.7 °C. Common rainfall is negligible, 0.1 mm. Relying on the time of day and which a part of Goa you might be in, it may be foggy for 1-2 days. February marks the top of winter (which begins from mid-December) and the start of the nice and cozy season. which extends until Might.


March marks the start of summer time in Goa. The rise in minimal (night time) temperature is the primary indicator of change. Whereas the day temperature stays round 32.3 °C, the typical night time temperature rises to 23.3 °C-2.6 °C from the earlier month. The climate stays fairly dry throughout this time, however there’s a risk of sunshine rain and thundershowers.

Colva. one other view of

(Picture: Durgesh Kumar Y/Bangalore Mirror)


In April, the typical daytime temperature begins to rise considerably. The utmost temperature reached 33.1 °C, whereas the minimal temperature reached 25.3 °C. A rise in convective exercise (evaporation and cloud formation) begins to be mirrored in some mild rain within the wake of the approaching summer time. The common whole rainfall in April is 4.3 mm all through the month.


That is the most popular month on this sunny paradise. At 33.6 °C, the mercury is at its highest level of the 12 months in Might. The nights are additionally heat at 26.4 °C. The quantity of rainfall additionally will increase to 81 mm. On common, there are 3.8 days of rain and three days of thunderstorms.


Since it’s situated on the rain-prone Konkan Coast, Goa receives loads of rainfall in June after the onset of monsoon. On a median the state receives about 900 mm of rainfall in June. Rain additionally lowers the temperature to 30.6 °C (max) and 24.9 °C (min). With over 21 days of rain in a month, it’s best to pack your wet garments in case you are planning to journey round this time. Thunderstorm exercise can also be at its peak in June, with a median of 6 days being recorded.


As extra rain cools the state, the utmost temperature drops to 29.2 °C and the minimal to 24.3 °C. Rainfall is the heaviest with a median month-to-month quantity of 907.4 mm. Most days (greater than 25 in a 31-day month) are wet.

Roads had been flooded because of rain in Panjim in 2017

(Picture: Rajatilak Naik/TOI, BCCL Goa)


From August onwards, the monsoon begins to lower, each within the quantity of rain and the variety of days. The utmost and minimal temperatures are round 29.1 °C and 24.1 °C. Rainfall is lower than 600 mm of shade. On a median, about 23 wet days have been recorded in August.


September arrives, and with the gradual withdrawal of monsoon rains, the temperature rises barely. Goa recorded round 260.3 mm of rain in the course of the month, with about 13 wet days. The temperature ranges from 30.1 °C to 24.1 °C, and there could also be fog in 2-3 days.


With the return of nice climate, the variety of vacationers and guests begins rising as soon as once more. October presents an ideal combine of sunshine rain (145.8 mm) and fewer moist days (6.5), and the reopening of accommodations and shanties to welcome visiting vacationers. Nonetheless, a slight break in monsoon permits the day temperature to rise once more to 31.8 °C and at night time to 24 °C. Fog can also be noticed on a median for 4.7 days.


The moist season is passed by November. Goa receives a median of 26.7 mm of rain in November. The utmost temperature stays round 33.2 °C, but it surely cools right down to 22.6 °C at night time. The variety of wet days additionally comes right down to 2.


That is Goa at its finest! As Christmas and New Yr draw nearer, there’s an environment of gaiety and celebration within the air. Vacationers sunbathing on the seaside can get pleasure from a temperature of 32.9 °C in the course of the day, which drops to a really favorable 20.9 mm at night time. The climate is evident as soon as once more with little to no rain or fog. What higher option to finish the 12 months?

Lengthy-term temperature and precipitation information for Panjim, 1980-2010

(Information: India Meteorological Division,

*All information is for Panjim

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