The Andaman Islands are an Indian archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. These roughly 300 islands are known for their palm-lined, white-sand beaches, mangroves and tropical rainforests. Coral reefs supporting marine life such as sharks and rays make for popular diving and snorkeling sites. Indigenous Andaman Islanders inhabit the more remote islands, many of which are off limits to visitors.
Best Time to Visit Andaman and Nicobar
The best time of the year to visit the Andaman & Nicobar Islands is between October and May. From winter to summer the weather in Port Blair remains pleasant for sightseeing, beach activities and water sports.
Winter (October – March )
Starts in December and ends in February. Average minimum temperature remains around 22 degrees while the average maximum hovers around 30 degrees making daytime a bit warm.
Summer ( April – July )
Begins in March and ends in mid-May. Average minimum temperature remains around 24 degrees while the maximum temperature lingers in the mid-thirties making it a slightly uncomfortable time to visit.
Monsoon (July – September )
The rainy days start by end of May and lasts till September. However, post-monsoon rain continues till December. Weather remains hot and humid during these months. But the city also receives heavy rain with strong winds during this period.