Ooty Weather


 Introduction:-

 
Udhagamandalam (Ooty) the capital of Nilgiri district, is popularly known as the “Queen
of hill stations”. The distance between Coimbatore to Ooty is 105 km , another major city of
Southern India. The height of the hills in the Nilgiri range varies between 2280 and 2290 meters.
Doddabetta is the highest peak and is at a height of 2623 meters.
 
Ooty is located in the mountainous range called the Nilgiris which is also known as Blue
Mountains. The weather is quite pleasant at a mean of 15-20°C around the year, dropping to
lows of 0°C during winter. Ooty became very popular because of its numerous tea gardens, lofty
mountains, dense forest and sprawling grasslands. The annual Tea and Tourism Festival attracts crowds in huge numbers. Kalhatty falls , Botanical Garden , Dodabetta Peak are among some of the best places in Ooty.
 
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Ooty Lake:-
 
There are numerous places in Ooty which are wroth visit , Ooty lake is one of them .The
beautiful Ooty Lake is a favorite haunt of tourists. It was constructed in the year 1825, through
the initiatives of Mr. John Sullivan, the then Collector of Coimbatore. This lake was built in
order to provide an irrigation tank to the people. Another added attraction of the Ooty lake is
Mini Train and an amusement park .
 
Kalhatty Falls:-
 
The Kalhatty falls are located on the Kalhatty slopes at about 13-km from Ooty on the Ooty -
Mysore Kalhatty ghat road. Also known as the "Kalahasti Falls", the water here cascades down a
height of 122m.
 
Tea Factory:-
 
Several tea gardens and factories are among best places in Ooty. On the way you will get lots of
them. Most of the tea plantations are at a lower altitude and attract a large number of tourists by their picturesque nature.
 
Ooty Botanical Garden:-
 
If you are on a sightseeing tour to Ooty, you must go to visit the Government Botanical gardens,
which were laid out in 1847.The picturesque gardens are maintained by the Horticulture
department of the state, cover an area of about 22 hectares. The Gardens have well over 650
species of plants and trees, including a fossil of a tree, which is believed to be more than 20
 
million years old. The garden is very popular with nature lovers and those who long to walk
among greenery and see rare ferns and shrubs up close. If you are in Ooty in the month of May,
then you can also be a part of the summer festival, which is held here annually. The festival
holds flower shows and various cultural programs showcasing the talent of the locals and the
renowned artists.
 
Dodabetta Peak:-
 
The Dodabetta Peak stands at an altitude of approximately 2,600 meters. It is the highest point
in Ooty, making it possibly the best vantage point around Ooty. It is merely 10km from Ooty so
you can simply grab your camera and head straight to the peak, and click amazing pictures of the valley below. Many say that on a clear day, which is honestly not that often, one can see far off
areas, even the plains of Coimbatore and the flat highlands of Mysore.
 
Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary and National Park:-
 
The Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary is located where the Nilgiri Hills, the offshoot of the Western
Ghats meet the Eastern Ghats. The Mysore - Ooty highway runs through the sanctuary, following
the course of the Mayyar River, which separates Mudumalai from Bandipur.
 
How to reach (ooty):-
 
Ooty is well connected by road as well as by train.
 
Road:-
 
Ooty is situated on National Highway (NH- 67) and just 105 km from ( Coimbatore) another
major city of Southern India. Ooty, being the district capital, has frequent bus connections from
nearby towns in the district such as Coonoor, Kotagiri and Gudalur. Direct buses to Ooty is also
available from other cities such as Mysore , Calicut and Bangalore.
 
Rail:-
 
Train to Ooty is available from Mettupalayam . Ooty is on the narrow gauge railway track and
connected to Mettupalayam (47 km), which is directly connected to Coimbatore and Chennai.
The famous toy train connects Ooty with Mettupalayam and Coonoor.
 
Air:-
 
Coimbatore, 105 km from Ooty, is the nearest airport.
 
Best Time to Visit:-
 
Summers (March- June) and winters (Nov-Feb) are the best time to visit Ooty. Maximum
temperature during summer is 20-25°C and minimum of 10-15°C.During winters the
temperature can go as low as 0°C.
 
Things to do:-
 
Visit a tea plantation and if possible a tea factory in Ooty.
 
Horse riding is popular there. In one hour you can go around the lake or longer rides you can
visit countryside around Ooty. Some knowledge of horses would be good as the guides are local men who don't speak too much english, teaching is minimal.Travel in the Railway. The charming Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR), blue and cream with wooden coaches and large windows, is widely regarded as a marvel of engineering.Enjoy the weather and go for long walks and hikes.



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    Best Time to Visit Ooty


    Jan : Jan is one of the hot months in Ooty. In Jan, temperature during day raise upto 32 C° and temperature during night goes down upto 23 C°. Overall weather reviews show that Jan is one of the best month to visit Ooty.

    Feb : Feb is one of the hot months in Ooty. During Feb month, highest temperature is 32 C° and lowest temperature is 24 C°.

    Mar : Temperature in Ooty is at its peak during Mar. In Ooty during Mar, day temperature raise upto 33 C° and night temperature goes down upto 25 C°. There are very few chances of rain during Mar in Ooty. According to past year record, there is 0.68cm rain fall every year during Mar in Ooty. Overall climate during Mar is very pleasant, making this one of the best month to visit Ooty.

    Apr : Temperature in Ooty is at its peak during Apr. In Apr, temperature during day raise upto 33 C° and temperature during night goes down upto 26 C°. Apr is one of the rainy months in Ooty. According to past year record, there is 5.5cm rain fall every year during Apr in Ooty.

    May : Temperature in Ooty is at its peak during May. During May month, highest temperature is 33 C° and lowest temperature is 26 C°. May is one of the rainy months in Ooty. According to past year record, there is 15.61cm rain fall every year during May in Ooty.

    Jun : Ooty weather in Jun is good. In Ooty during Jun, day temperature raise upto 30 C° and night temperature goes down upto 24 C°. Jun is most rainy month in Ooty. According to past year record, there is 58.62cm rain fall every year during Jun in Ooty. So if you are planing to visit Ooty during Jun, don't forget your umbrella or rain coat.

    Jul : In Jul, temperature during day raise upto 29 C° and temperature during night goes down upto 24 C°. Jul is one of the rainy months in Ooty. According to past year record, there is 49.63cm rain fall every year during Jul in Ooty. So if you are planing to visit Ooty during Jul, umbrella is worth considering.

    Aug : During Aug month, highest temperature is 29 C° and lowest temperature is 24 C°. Aug is one of the rainy months in Ooty. According to past year record, there is 26.3cm rain fall every year during Aug in Ooty.

    Sep : Ooty weather in Sep is good. In Ooty during Sep, day temperature raise upto 30 C° and night temperature goes down upto 24 C°. Sep is one of the rainy months in Ooty. According to past year record, there is 13.4cm rain fall every year during Sep in Ooty.

    Oct : Oct is one of the hot months in Ooty. In Oct, temperature during day raise upto 31 C° and temperature during night goes down upto 24 C°. Oct is one of the rainy months in Ooty. According to past year record, there is 20.9cm rain fall every year during Oct in Ooty.

    Nov : Nov is one of the hot months in Ooty. During Nov month, highest temperature is 32 C° and lowest temperature is 24 C°. Nov is one of the rainy months in Ooty. According to past year record, there is 8.17cm rain fall every year during Nov in Ooty.

    Dec : Dec is one of the hot months in Ooty. In Ooty during Dec, day temperature raise upto 32 C° and night temperature goes down upto 23 C°. Weather is quite clear during Dec. According to past year record, there is 1.46cm rain fall every year during Dec in Ooty. Overall climate during Dec is very pleasant, making this one of the best month to visit Ooty.