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Best Time to Visit Andaman

Best Time to Visit Andaman

Plan your 2024 trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands with Dekho Andaman's travel guide on "Best Time To Visit Andaman & Nicobar Island"

By Dekho Andaman Travel Experts

What do our expert Local Experts have to say on best months to plan Andaman holidays?

Here in this Guide, we’ll discuss the best times of the year to visit the Andaman Islands.  Every tourist going through this guide will make them understand about the different seasons of Andaman has to offer with their pros and cons. 

Also, we have updated about the recent temperatures and weather each month here. We’ll also recommend the top places to visit, the most exciting activities to try, and the local sightseeing tours that make the Andaman Islands a must-see destination. The Andaman Islands are just heavenly, but proper planning is essential, especially during peak times.

So, whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, keep reading to learn more!

Facts About Andaman Weather

Looking for the ideal time to visit the Andaman Islands? This in-depth article has got you covered. 

 

Tropical Climate

The Andaman Islands has a tropical climate making it a eco destination all the year around due to its geographical location in Andaman Sea

No Winter

The winter season in Andaman doesn't exist. Islands have only two season, summer or rainy with a short autumn period

Temperature

The temperature here stands in the average zone of 20 - 30 degree Celsius.

Rainfall

The rain can occur any time of the day. The rainfall here is one of the highest of India

Cyclones

The Bay of Bengal islands are prone to unpredictable cyclonic formations even during on-season months.

Pollution

The air in the aisle is very clean. The air pollutant level is at a very minimal 15.6 µg/m3.

Best Time to Plan Your Andaman Trip

Jolly buoy island Ferry

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of 572 islands located in the Bay of Bengal, and its weather is influenced by the sea and its proximity to the equator.

The islands have a tropical climate, and the temperature varies between 23°C to 34°C throughout the year. The climate is generally warm and humid, with regular rains.

Andaman in October, November, December & January

The good time to visit the Andaman Islands is during the winter months, from October to January mid, when the weather is dry, and the temperature is pleasant. The average temperature during this time ranges from 22°C to 30°C, and the humidity levels are relatively low. The sea remains calm most of the time except few weeks in December & January.

Why visit during these months: Holiday seasons, Best Temperature, and good weather

Andaman in January Mid, February & March Mid

The best time to visit would be from January mid to March when there is no rainfall. The temperature would remain up to 30°C during the daytime & low as 20 at night. This period is for the water sports lover. You would find calm and quiet sea throughout this time, making it the best time to visit the islands

Why to Visit during these months: Great weather, no rainfalls, less crowded & good temperature

The Andaman Islands in March End, April, & May Mid

The summer months, from April to June mid, are also a good time to visit the Andaman Islands. The weather during this time is hot and humid, with temperatures ranging between 24°C to 37°C. The clear blue skies and calm seas make it the perfect time for water sports, including snorkeling, scuba diving, and parasailing. However, it is important to stay hydrated and carry light clothing and sunscreen to beat the summer heat.

Why Visit during these months: All sunny days without any minimal chances of rainfall, summer months & at the top underwater experiences

The Andaman Islands in May End, June, July, August & September

The monsoon season, from June to September, is the least recommended time to visit the Andaman Islands as heavy rainfall and rough seas can disrupt travel plans and restrict outdoor activities. The sea can be choppy and rough, and water sports activities are generally not available during this time. The blue water deteriorates and turns to a more dull color. Overall the beauty of Andaman is at its lowest during these months. But the cost and tour price are almost half of the Winter months

Weather of Andaman

Jolly buoy island Ferry

Key Points on Andaman Weather:

  • The Andaman Islands appear to have a tropical climate with warm temperatures year-round.
  • Most of the tourist spots and places are in the Southern region (Port Blair, Havelock, Neil, Baratang)
  • The weather is generally sunny from January to April and October to December.
  • The Northern side are few degrees cooler compared to the southern region
  • May to September seems to be the rainy season
  • Tourist prices seem to be highest during the sunny months (Very good).

Andaman consists of many islands and is divided into three parts: South, North, and Middle & Nicobar. When we talk about the weather in Andaman, we consider all the islands that make up the region. 

Here let us understand from an average perspective of the weather of the entire Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This table showing the average temperature in the Andaman Islands in different months:

MONTHS

WEATHER

TEMPERATURE

TOUR COST

GOOD TIME TO VISIT

January know more

Sunny and Breezy

22 – 28

High

BEST

February know more

Sunny and Breezy

23 – 30

Moderate

BEST

March know more

Sunny

24 – 32

Moderate

VERY GOOD

April know more

Sunny with high Humidity

25 – 34

Moderate

OK

May know more

Sunny with High Humidity

26 – 34

Very Low

OK

June know more

Rainy

23 – 30

Very Low

NOT GOOD

July know more

Rainy

22 – 30

Very Low

NOT GOOD

August know more

Rainy

22 – 29

Very Low

NOT GOOD

September know more

Sunny & Rainy

22 – 29

Moderate

OK

October know more

Sunny & Rainy

21 – 28

High

VERY GOOD

November know more

Sunny with Unpredictable Rain

22 – 28

Very High

VERY GOOD

December know more

Sunny with Unpredictable Rain

21 – 27

Very High

OK

 Note:

  • Temperature ranges are approximate and may vary based on location and weather patterns.
  • Tour prices may vary based on the package and service providers.
  • Good Time to Visit is categorized into ‘very good’, ‘good’, ‘ok’, and ‘not good’ based on weather conditions and tourist activities.

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Exploring Andaman In Festive Months

Jolly buoy island Ferry

Generally, there are periods in the months during which the entire Andaman Islands tourist spots are fully packed. During this festive season, it’s also hard to get rooms in Haveck, Neil, and Port Blair. So If you are planning a tour during these times it is always advisable to book each and everything in advance. The period here is mentioned below: 

Durga Puja Holidays: 

During the festival of Durga Puja or Dusshera, most crowds visit the Andaman Islands. So there are 15 days when you will find everything here packed to its most

Deepawali Holidays: 

Deepawali generally falls in November. During the week before and after the festival, tourists flock the most. And again, it becomes very crowded here in the Andaman Islands.

Christmas holidays: 

December is considered a festive time in Andaman. From mid-December onwards, it is the busiest period of the entire season.

This period is the peak of the Andaman season, and you won’t find it as fully packed at any other time.

Holi Holidays:

It’s that time of the year again when the tourist arrivals in Andaman suddenly surge. During this time, many family-friendly Holi parties along the beachside are organized by resorts and event planners. Last-minute planning during the Holi holidays could land you in trouble.

So to avoid any kind of last-minute hustle, try to go with Tour Packages during peak festive months especially.  Well, there are a few reputed agencies available in Andaman. Here we are mentioning a few:

  1. Experience Andaman
  2. Dekho Andaman Tours and Travels
  3. Eternal Andaman
  4. Discover Andaman

Why the Andaman Islands are a great destination

The Andaman Islands are considered a perfect destination for tourists for several reasons: 

  • First, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are relatively untouched by heavy tourism, so you can get a true sense of nature. 
  • Second, the islands are home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world including white sand beaches, brown sand, and also rocky beaches. 
  • Third, the Andaman Islands offer a variety of activities, from adventurous diving and snorkeling to more fund-filled jet ski rides, banana rides & many others. 
  • Fourth, the locals here on the islands are just fantastic. The people who live on the Andaman Islands are some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet.

If you’re looking for a place to truly relax, the Andaman Islands are the perfect destination.

When to Visit Andaman Islands?

If you’re looking to enjoy the water, the best time to visit is between December and May. This is when the water is the warmest and the visibility is the best.

The islands are a popular destination for scuba diving, snorkeling, and swimming. If you are a water sports enthusiast you can plan to visit the islands anytime from February to April

If you’re interested in seeing the islands’ wildlife, you may want to visit during the dry season, which runs from December to April. This is when the animals are easiest to spot, as they congregate around the few remaining water sources. You can find a lot of birds flocking around the islands during these months. Also, what could be better than to witness the turtle nesting from your eyes which can only be possible if you are visiting islands from December to February?

ADVISORY TO TRAVELERS:

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are located in a region that is prone to earthquakes, and it is essential to be aware of the potential risks while traveling. Additionally, the islands are also susceptible to tropical cyclones, and it is important to be aware of weather forecasts and follow the instructions of local authorities during such events.

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The Best Time to Visit Andaman For Your Honeymoon.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are an ideal honeymoon destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway. The crystal clear waters, pristine beaches, and scenic beauty make it an excellent place for teams to create memories that last a lifetime. 

If you’re planning your honeymoon, November, December, and January are perfect for visiting Andaman. These months offer pleasant weather conditions, making it an ideal time for couples to explore the islands and enjoy the outdoors. 

During this time, you can explore the beautiful beaches and indulge in water sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving, and kayaking. The calm and clear waters make it the perfect place for couples to explore the underwater world together. 

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The Best Time to Visit Andaman with Friends and Family

If you’re planning a trip to the Andaman Islands with your friends and family, the best time to visit is during the summer, from April to June or December during winter break. While the Andaman Islands can be visited year-round, the summer offers perfect weather and conditions for an enjoyable and memorable trip.

One of the most popular activities in the Andaman Islands is scuba diving, and the summer months provide the best visibility for underwater exploration. 

Apart from water sports, the summer months also offer the perfect weather for beach exploration, seeing the best blue of the oceans and great atmosphere due to summer vacation period.

On the other hand, the monsoon season from May to September can bring heavy rainfall and rough seas, making it difficult to indulge in outdoor activities. The winter months from October to January offer pleasant weather, but the holiday season can lead to increased prices and crowded beaches. 

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Best time to do Water Sports In Andaman

The Andaman Islands are known for their coral reefs and extensive fish life living in the crystal clear waters. The vibrant marine life, and beautiful beaches, make it a perfect destination for water sports enthusiasts.

The Andaman Islands offer various water sports activities, combining adventure and the ocean’s beauty.

Underwater activities are performed best when the sea is calm and the waves are lower. Making the underwater world undisturbed. Also, the visibility underwater gets better

Activities like Jet Ski and banana rides can be done anytime except during high winds. Underwater ambiance isn’t a factor. The best times you can perform water activities here are during the following months:

  1. October Mid to End
  2. December & November (excluding the rainy & cyclonic days)
  3. February & March
  4. April Strat to Mid

Here are some of the best water sports activities to try in Andaman

Boat Diving in Havelock Andaman
Scuba Diving
Night Kayaking in Port Blair
night kayaking
Sea Kart in Andaman
Sea Kart
Sea Walk in Port Blair
Sea Walk
Jet Ski in Port Blair
Jet Ski
Shore Diving at Havelock
shore diving
Snorkeling in Havelock Andaman
Banana Ride
An art of couple performing Bioluminescence Kayaking in the mangroves of Havelock
bioluminescence in havelock

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