Goa, India: Live Weather
Live weather in Goa
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Where is Goa?
Goa is a fairly small state which lies on the coast of western India in the southern half of the country. The resort enjoys a tropical climate with hot and humid weather which varies very little throughout the year.
How Hot Does Goa Get?
The average highs range from 30°C to 35°C, and average lows range from 16°C to 25°C. Instead of the temperature classifying the seasons, it's the quantity of rainfall which distinguishes one season from the other.
When Is The Wet Season In Goa?
How Much Does It Rain In Goa?
Almost all of the annual rainfall takes place during the wet season when the resort experiences more than 2,600mm of rain.Rain is practically non-existent throughout the rest of the year. The rainfall greatly affects the relative humidity each month, which affects the perception of heat from season to season.
The Arabian Sea
Goa's climate is influenced by the surrounding Arabian Sea and this causes variations between the coastal and inland areas. Goa is a large area, almost 4,000km².
The climate described is that of the coast where most visitors will spend their stay. Even just a short way inland, however, it can get noticeably hotter as there is no cooling sea breeze to relieve the heat.
In the east there are sizeable mountains the highest point in Goa is 1,167m and these higher regions experience cooler temperatures and more rain than the coast.
What's Goa Like in The Monsoon Season?
During the monsoon season Goa is very quiet, which makes it the best time to visit if you want to snap up cheap flights and accommodation. However, there is a very good reason the resort is quiet during this season the heavy rainfall which lashes the region for three months solid.
The Average Monsoon Rainfall
The average rainfall is heaviest in July when around 995mm/39 inches falls over the course of 27 wet days. Due to improper drainage, high rainfall frequently causes flash flooding which can make the resort dirty and also increase the humidity, resulting in scorching hot temperatures that feel even hotter than they already are.
The Hottest and Coldest Monsoon Months In Goa
The hottest month of the monsoon season is usually June, when average highs of 31°C and average lows of 26°C create an overall average of 28.5°C.
The coldest month of the monsoon season tends to be August, when average highs of 30°C and average lows of 26°C create an overall average of 28°C. As you can see, there is almost no variation at all in temperature during the monsoon season.
Highest and Lowest Temperatures In Goa's Monsoon
The highest temperature ever recorded in Goa at this time of year is 44°C, which was registered in June. The lowest temperature ever recorded in the resort during this season is 13°C, which was registered in August.
How Humid Is Goa?
As you'd expect for a season with the average relative humidity during these months is very high, beginning at a low of 64% in June, peaking at 71% in July and August, and falling to 68% by September.
When Is The Best Month To Visit Goa?
The most popular time to visit Goa is during the dry season, shortly after the monsoon season has finished around November and December. During these months, the skies are blue and rainfall and cloud coverage are minimal, creating the ideal conditions for sunbathing by the pool or at the beach.
Dry Season - Post Monsoon
How Hot Is Goa In The Dry Season?
The average temperatures are still very high at this time of year, with daily highs of 31°C-34°C and daily lows of 16°C-19°C creating averages of 23.5°C-26.5°C.
During the daytime, average temperatures will rarely drop below the late 20s, although a refreshing burst of coolness appears after sun sets, when temperatures regularly drop into the late teens.
February is the hottest month of the post-monsoon season, with average highs of 31°C and average lows of 20°C creating an overall average of 25.5°C.
January is the coldest month when average highs of 30°C and average lows of 19°C create an overall average of 24.5°C. As you can see there's hardly any difference between the hottest and the coldest month.
Hottest and Coldest Post-Monsoon Temperatures
The hottest temperature ever registered in Goa in the post-monsoon season is 39°C, which was recorded in February, and the coldest temperature ever registered in Goa in the post-monsoon season is 7°C, which was also registered in February.
December is the wettest month for the post-monsoon dry season, when Goa experiences around 18mm/1 inch of rain which falls on one wet day, whereas January and February experience no precipitation at all.
When Is The Hottest Time To Visit Goa?
Between March and May Goa enters the pre-monsoon season. This is the hottest time of the year to visit. The high temperatures might seem pleasantly warm at 33°C, the increasing low temperatures (which range from 23°C to 28°C) mean there isn't much respite from the blistering temperatures, even after dark.
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May is the hottest month of the pre-monsoon season, with average highs of 33°C and average lows of 28°C creating an overall average 30.5°C.
March is the coldest month of the pre-monsoon season, when average highs of 33°C and average lows of 23°C create an overall average of 28°C.
Hottest And Coldest Pre-Monsoon Temperatures
The hottest temperature ever registered in Goa in the pre-monsoon season is 45°C, which was recorded in May. And the coldest temperature ever registered is 15°C, which was recorded in March.
May is the wettest month of the pre-monsoon dry season, when Goa is subject to around 113mm of rainfall over four rainy days. Comparatively, March and April experience hardly any rainfall at all, with an average of 1mm and 12mm falling each month, respectively.