Typically, the climate of Goa is temperate, except on monsoons, which lasts from the month of June until September. The weather of Goa is nice and sunny due to the Konkan region which is near the coasts and the Western Ghat’s backdrop. There are no severely high nor low temperatures and no precise distinctions of the end of one season and the start of another, except for monsoons.
On a typical day, the average temperature in Goa ranges from 25 degrees to 30 degrees Celsius or 68 degrees to 82 degrees Fahrenheit. Averagely, the rainfall is about 325 centimeters. The medium number of hours of sunshine every day is about 9 to 19 hours during summers but only 3 to 5 hours on monsoons.
Goan climate’s main feature is the monsoon which takes place in early June until September. Goa is situated in the southwest monsoon pathway, thus resulting to dry weather conditions which last for about 6 to 8 months annually, followed by a downpour of rain which lasts for the other four months.
Before the monsoon arrives, Goa experiences a dramatic increase in humidity for two months. Furthermore, the skies become cloudy and unclear. And when the monsoon comes, a rainfall of averagely 250 centimeters to 300 centimeters pours down in Goa, albeit the rainfall is comparably higher in the Western Ghats than on the coastal areas. Monsoon in Goa is such an ideal season for festive activities amidst the exceptional charm of nature. This season prevails for four consecutive months. Incessant rainfall pours down but the people rejoice for the blessings received from nature with all the rains that satisfy the thirst of dry grounds which also cleanses the fields.
When the monsoon leaves the state, the skies become crystal clear once again and people experience a nice weather condition in Goa. For about 4 to 5 months, from the month of October until February, the everyday weather is almost perfectly cloudless skies. It’s warm but not excessively hot. The seas are calm and most of the beautiful countryside sceneries can be enjoyed by the tourists. However, the weather changes and the humidity starts to increase as the monsoon starts to come near again.
Monsoon in Goa is such an ideal season for festive activities amidst the exceptional charm of nature. This season prevails on the months of June until September. Incessant rainfall pours down but the people rejoice for the blessings received from nature with all the rains that satisfy the thirst of dry grounds which also cleanses the fields.