The temperature reaches up to 45 degrees Celsius in Karnataka during summer and the season normally starts in April and lasts till July. Summer is the best time to visit coastal Karnataka as you will not bear the brunt of the scorching summer sun if you choose to visit coastal regions like Gokarna and Karwar during this time. You can also visit the hilly regions of Karnataka like Coorg and escape the heat.
Many important festivals like Ugadi and Veer Amani festivals happen during summers. If you are planning to visit Karnataka during summer, wear sufficient protection like caps and sunglasses. Always carry water bottles and stay hydrated and carry some ORS as heat strokes are common during summers in this part of the country.
The temperature in winter is in the range of 21 to 32 degrees Celsius in Karnataka and like most of the parts of India, winters are an especially pleasant time to visit the state.
Enjoy the chilly early mornings and mildly cold evenings of Karnataka which are a common occurrence all over the state. You can visit places like Coorg and spend some quality time with your friends and family, sip the famous black coffee of Coorg as you enjoy the scenic beauty of the area. If you are visiting hill stations like Coorg then you should take sufficient warm clothes.
The entire state smells of fresh moist air and is covered under a green blanket during the monsoons. You should visit especially the national parks during the monsoons as the ephemeral beauty of the jungles comes out in its full galore during the monsoon season. You can also visit the hill stations but avoid visiting the beaches as they can become dangerous during monsoons.