When & Where to Visit in Mathura
Mathura during summer – From March till June
Summer season in Mathura is normally hot, with temperature increasing up till 48 degrees Celsius, and the humidity is equally harsh. During the night the temperature cools down, ranging from 28 to 30 degrees Celsius. It is hard to enjoy sightseeing and thus advised not to visit around this time. If you happen to be go anyways, carry light cotton wears, sunglasses and sunscreen. You can attend services (aarti) at the temple, scheduled according to the seasons.
Mathura during Monsoon – From July till September
Mathura during the rainy season of monsoon comes alive and remains fresh, with a good amount of rainfall. The rain brings along cool winds, making the surrounding pleasant and bringing relief from the heat of summer. The important festival of Krishna Janmasthami occurs, around August/ September. The city gets filled with devotees, who offer their devotional services to Lord Krishna.
Mathura during winter – from December till February
Winters are pleasant; especially the days remain comfortable, making it ideal for exploring the various temples in the city. The mercury can drop to the temperature below 2-3 degrees Celsius, but normally remains to 7-8 degree Celsius. Overall, it is the best time to visit Mathura because of the leisure trip it offers to the visitors.
You can attend the colorful festival of Holi, celebrated in the month of March that animates the whole of Mathura.