Best time to Visit: September to March
Altitude: 1,525 m above sea-level
Summer Temperature: Minimum: 25oC; Maximum: 35oC
Winter Temperature: Minimum: 9oC; Maximum: 20oC
Coorg (Kodagu) is a famous hill station nestled in the Western Ghats of the Sahyadri mountain range, in the state of Karnataka. It enjoys a very moderate climate throughout the year, which makes it a highly preferable holiday getaway for tourists from all parts of the world. Winters in Coorg are chilly but very pleasant. The maximum temperature during the winters is 20oC and the minimum temperature goes down to 15oC.
However, during the months of December, January and February, the temperature may fall down to a minimum of 9oC also. During summer season, the temperature might rise to a maximum of 35oC and goes down to a minimum of 25oC. The summer months are comparatively warmer, but the heat is welcoming, as is the case with most hill-stations. Monsoon acts the harbinger of resplendent greenery. With its onset in June, the whole place blooms in all its vivacity and fervor.
Coorg experiences heavy rainfall during the months of June, July and August and these incessant showers make the weather cool, wet and humid. The beauty of its seasonal waterfalls can be best experienced during the months of July to September. During the months of April-May, the whole place is filled with the refreshing aroma of the coffee blossoms, with the blossom shower in March. Though the beauty of this place is enjoyable throughout the year, the best time to visit it is however between the months of September and March.