The temperatures are pretty high during summers in Shirdi reaching up to 45 degrees Celsius sometimes. The sweltering heat makes it difficult to enjoy this place during the summer months of March to May. Although on a positive note you can find fewer crowds during summers. Hence if you are the kind of person who despises the crowd, then summers might just prove to be the best time to visit Shirdi for you. We recommend you to take cotton clothes, sunscreen, and keep yourself hydrated. So that you will be able to enjoy the trip fully.
Whichever season you visit, remember early mornings and evenings are the best time to visit Shirdi temple, as you will gain the benefit of Aarti.
The winter season starts in Shirdi from October and stays till February. This is the best season to visit Shirdi as the temperature is pleasant during this time, hovering around the range of 15 to 25 degrees. There is a huge festival in October called the Sri Sai Punyatithi. You should plan to visit Shirdi during this festival if you are a Sai Baba devotee.
There is medium to heavy rainfall in Shirdi during the monsoon season which starts from June till September. Visiting Shirdi during monsoons can be a little inconvenient. Although you can plan to visit Shirdi during the guru Poornima festival which is famous in Shirdi. We recommend you to take an umbrella and raincoat with you if you are planning to visit during this time.