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When is the best time to go to Mumbai

Weather guide on when is the best time to go to Mumbai.
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When is the best time to visit Mumbai?

In general the best time to visit Mumbai is probably January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December, when the weather is usually great. The hottest months are May, October, November, while the coldest months are January, July, August.
Depending on the activities you want to experience, you may choose different months to visit:
  • The best time for a sunbathing holiday is May, October, November. Average maximum temperatures are up to +32°C in May and it has 15 sunny days on average.
  • In general, it’s pleasant to walk and do outdoor activities during January - December.
  • If you want to avoid wet weather, then your choice is July, August, September with the lowest chance of rain.

Average weather in Mumbai in different months

This is the average weather in Mumbai for each month based on historic data:

In January, February, March, April, May, October, November, December the weather is great. There are an average of 28 sunny days in January and the temperature ranges from +20°C to +28°C.

In June, July, August, September the weather is average. Expect around 73 rainy days, and the precipitation amounts to approximately 481 mm in July.

Climate in Mumbai

Here is the detailed breakdown of the climate in Mumbai for each month:
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Average Temperature

Here are the average maximum and minimum temperatures in Mumbai during the whole year:
The hottest month in Mumbai is May with average maximum temperature going up to +32°C. The coldest month is January with the lowest temperatures of +20°C.


The temperature feels different depending on humidity. Here is how humidity in Mumbai looks throughout the year, in %:
The most humid month in Mumbai is July with average humidity going up to 84%. The least humid month is February with an average humidity of 59%.


Amount of rainfall in mm. in Mumbai during the whole year based on historical data:
The sunniest and driest month is January with approximately 28 sunny days and a total precipitation of around 0 mm. The rainiest and wettest month is July with approximately 24 rainy days and 481 mm of total precipitation.


Frequently asked questions about the weather in Mumbai:

What is the hottest month in Mumbai?

The hottest month in Mumbai is May with average maximum temperature of +32°C.

What is the coldest month in Mumbai?

The coldest month in Mumbai is January with minimum temperatures of +20°C.

Is Mumbai worth visiting in winter?

Winter in Mumbai usually has great weather. The best month is probably May with +32°C and 15 sunny days.

When does it rain the least in Mumbai?

if you're looking to visit Mumbai when it rains the least, you should plan your trip for July, August, June. During this time, rainfall is rare with the driest month being January with only 0 mm of rain.

Other cities in India

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Monthly weather in Mumbai

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Mumbai, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.