India weather in October

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in October in India. Is this month a good time to go to India? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in India in October?

The weather conditions in India in October range from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

During October in India, the average maximum temperature ranges from low in Kedarnath with 11°C (51°F) to very high in Jaisalmer with 37°C (98°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 22°C (71°F) in Jaisalmer and 0°C (33°F) in Kedarnath. These night and day temperatures are average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and dress for the heat.

Precipitation in October ranges from almost no in Jaisalmer with an average of 3mm (0.1inch) rainfall to heavy in Kochi with 369mm (15inch). It is also generally a sunny period with an average of 262 hours of sunshine in New Delhi during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in India.

Where to go in India in October

Find the average weather conditions in October for the most popular destinations in India on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in India

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in India?

Average weather in New Delhi

In October New Delhi generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

New Delhi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
34°C / 93°F 
25°C / 77°F 
220 hours 
126mm / 5inch 
6 days 
33°C / 91°F 
19°C / 66°F 
262 hours 
10mm / 0.4inch 
1 day 
28°C / 82°F 
13°C / 55°F 
249 hours 
8mm / 0.3inch 
1 days 
Climate in New Delhi

Average weather in Bangalore

In October Bangalore generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Bangalore
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
29°C / 84°F 
20°C / 68°F 
145 hours 
215mm / 8.5inch 
10 days 
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
175 hours 
170mm / 6.7inch 
8 days 
27°C / 81°F 
18°C / 64°F 
195 hours 
49mm / 1.9inch 
4 days 
Climate in Bangalore

Average weather in Jaipur

In October Jaipur generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (67°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Jaipur
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
34°C / 94°F 
24°C / 75°F 
69mm / 2.7inch 
4 days 
34°C / 93°F 
20°C / 67°F 
25mm / 1inch 
1 days 
29°C / 84°F 
14°C / 57°F 
3mm / 0.1inch 
0 days 
Climate in Jaipur

Average weather in Chennai

In October Chennai generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Chennai
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
34°C / 93°F 
26°C / 78°F 
198 hours 
149mm / 5.9inch 
7 days 
32°C / 90°F 
25°C / 76°F 
259 hours 
317mm / 12inch 
11 days 
poor 
30°C / 86°F 
23°C / 73°F 
263 hours 
403mm / 16inch 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Chennai

Average weather in Mumbai

In October Mumbai generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Mumbai
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 87°F 
25°C / 77°F 
165 hours 
330mm / 13inch 
14 days 
poor 
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 77°F 
240 hours 
77mm / 3inch 
3 days 
34°C / 92°F 
23°C / 73°F 
246 hours 
16mm / 0.6inch 
1 day 
Climate in Mumbai

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in India.

Is October the best time to go to India?

In our opinion October is one of the best times to visit India with commonly perfect weather in New Delhi. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit India is in January, February, March, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in New Delhi. The worst months are May, June, July and August that can have poor weather conditions.

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