Wayanad is a district in the north-east of Kerala state,one of the loveliest hill stations of south India.Wayanad is an exotic place with an amazing diversity of Flora and Fauna. Wayanad is spread over an area of 2132 sq km and includes three talukas, namely, Mananthavady, Sulthan Bathery and Vythiri. The headquarters of the district is situated at Kalpetta. Wayanad District was formed on November 1, 1980 as the 12th district. It has been formed from the Kozhikode and Kannur districts. ‘Wayanad’ means ‘Land of Paddy Fields’.
Wayanad Weather : Seasons
Wayanad has a pleasant climate throughout the year. However, when you consider about suitable climate for your Wayanad visit, it will purely based on your taste and liking. We have seen that some of the folks like to come during Winter, some during Summer and many of them really enjoy being in Wayanad during Monsoon.
August to September
Wayanad is at the peak of its magnificence during this period. Probably, it is the best the time for photography and nature lovers. You would find all around green, waterfalls at the most excellent and the water level of lakes, islands dams to the brim – it would be awesome and picturesque. It is a good time for Wayanad visit, though; there could be intermittent rain during August. Temperature during this period will vary between 21 to 27˚C
October to February
This is the season period according Tourist norms and best period to visit Wayanad. Weather is very comfortable during October, November and February. December and January are comparatively cold ranging from 17 to 23˚C. 20 Dec to 5 Jan is considered as peak period and peak season rates will be applicable at most of the resorts.
March to May
March is almost the starting of summer period. Apr – May are the summer season. It will be comparatively hotter and temperature will reach almost 34˚C in May. The summer is also a time witnessing more number of people visiting Wayanad, due to vacations
June and July
Some people come back again and again just to enjoy the Wayanad Monsoon. People say there is something magical about the Wayanad Rain. The temperature would be between 18 to 24˚C. Sightseeing of places like Kuruva Islands could be restricted and also if you plan for trekking, it is not the right time. However, visiting other places would not be a great challenge!!