Weather in Kodaikanal : Rightly called as the "Princess of Hill stations”, Kodaikanal is a popular hill station located at the longitude of 77.5 and latitude of 10.2 in the Palani hill range under the administrative control of Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu. The hill station is a perfect holidaying spot for all kinds for tourists with options varying from trekking routes to temples to museums to caves to falls to parks to lakes. Kodaikanal tour becomes all the more enjoyable because of the well connectivity with the rest of the country via various modes of transportation-road, railways and airways. The accommodation in Kodaikanal also cater to varied kinds of tourist and their different needs and budgets. However, apart from mesmerising natural settings, the best thing about the hill station is the pleasant weather in Kodaikanal.
The hill station has subtropical climate. The temperature of the place during summers that is from the month of March to May is between 11°C to 20°C. Winter season is quite cool and has maximum temperature of about 17°C and minimum temperature of about 8°C. However, the temperature can drop down to freezing level during the month of January, especially in night. During the monsoon season, that is from June to September, the hill station sees average rainfall. The best time to visit Kodaikanal is from the month of April to June and from September to October. The weather in Kodaikanal at this time is excellent. It is advisable to avoid visiting the hill station during rainy season.
The hill station of Kodaikanal offers its tourists with umpteen number of places for sightseeing as well. Some of these are Berijam Lake, Kodai lake, Coakers Walk, Bryant Park, Kurinjiandavar Temple, Green Valley View/Suicide Point, Pillar Rocks, Silent Valley View, Devil's Kitchen, Guna Caves, Pine Forest, Shanthi Valley and Silver Cascade. Along with sightseeing, if you are interested in some shopping, you can go to places like Khadi Emporium, Handloom Co-operative Stores and Travancore Crafts Work and Government Sales Emporium offering interesting gift options to take home.