The climate is moderate, summers are usually hot and the temperature can rise up to mid 30 degrees celcius in the month of May and June. The average annual rainfall in the region is approximately 120 inches. Most of the downpour occurs in the monsoon month of July to September. The most pleasant climate which is best suited for tourism is from November to March. As the territory enjoys the closeness to the sea, the temperatures does not soar to the point of being intolerable and the evening breeze makes the weather at night quite pleasant. The southwest monsoon visits the UT in July to September. During the month of March to November, the temperature is in the range of 15 to 26 degrees celcius.