Tamil Nadu is a state of India, and it is located at the extreme south of the subcontinent. The state is bordered at the south and east by the Indian Ocean, at the west by the states of Kerala, at the northwest by Karnataka (formerly Mysore), and at the north by Andhra Pradesh. Along the north-central coast of the state, Tamil Nadu enclose the enslaves of Puducherry and Karaikal. The capital of the state is Chennai, and it is situated on the coast in the northeastern region of the state. Flights to Chennai are now aplenty, and if you can always transit via Singapore if you’re coming from across the world. Check out some Singapore to Chennai flights if you’re coming by this way.

Tamil Nadu enjoys tropical weather all through the year, which is the reason for the scarce variation in temperature in North India. The humidity level in the state soars between March and October, while the mercury level remains 38°C on average. After the monsoon in November, the climate in Tamil Nadu start to turn cold, and they remain cool until the end of March, which makes the period the best time to visit the state, especially for temple tours and sightseeing.

In essence, winter in Tamil Nadu spans from December to March at a temperature that ranges from 10°C to 15°C; summer lasts from March to June at a temperature between 25°C and 45°C; and monsoon spans July to December between 25°C and 30°C. 

Where to visit in Tamil Nadu in Winter

Winter, which lasts from November to March, is perhaps the best time to visit Tamil Nadu. During this time, the mercury level drops so low, thereby making the season ideal for outdoor activities and sightseeing. This period is also the ideal time to visit some famous temples in the state. Tamil Nadu is home to about 33,000 temples, of which several are regarded as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Some of the most important festivals in the state–such as Pongal, Tygaraja Aradhana, etc–are celebrated during the winter season. Places such as Kanyakumari, Velankanni, Rameshwaram, Chennai, Trichirappalli and Mudumalai National Park are among the most visited she’s in Tamil Nadu. 

Where to visit in Tamil Nadu in Summer

Summer is generally harsh and humid in the state, with the average temperature rising above 35°C. This is not an ideal time to visit Tamil Nadu for tourism purpose. Chithirai festival is one of the important festivals in the state, this time of the year. Top places to visit include: Kodaikanal, Yercaud, and Yelagari Hills among others.  

Where to visit in Tamil Nadu in Monsoon

There are two periods of rainfall in Tamil Nadu: Northeast Monsoon–October to December–and Southwest Monsoon–June to September. The hills are the ideal sites to visit during this season. The mercury reduces significantly after the monsoon rain begins, however, the climate remain humid, especially between July and August. Velankalli Town is one of the best places to visit during Monsoon. 


Tiruchirapalli is located on the banks of river Kaveri in Tamil Nadu. It is regarded as one of the most traveled tourist destinations in the state, as it features notable attractions dating back to the 1700s which include: various British churches, holy shrines and the famous Rock Fort. The city is also internationally known for its brand of Cheroot: the Trichinopoly Cigar. Check out some Singapore to Tiruchirapalli flights here today.


Chennai is the capital city of Tamil Nadu, and it is blessed with beautiful locales, as well as a history that dates back to an ancient time. The city is one of the most popular tourist attractions around the world, with sites including beaches, temples, the Vivekanada house, ancient buildings (which include churches and mosques), shrines etc.

In conclusion, Tamil Nadu is a state rich in culture and history, and one you can visit if you’re looking to ‘discover’ yourself, or simply prefer an out of the usual travel destination.