Summer Temperature: Max: 42 o C; Min: 37 o C
Winter Temperature: Max: 30 o C; Min: 9.2 o C
Best Time to Visit: November to March
Sunderbans is a very beautiful tourist attraction in India. It is home to a large number of mangroves (fondly called ‘Sundari’), from which the name ‘Sunderbans’ is derived. The forest lies at the feet of the Holy Ganges and is spread across areas of West Bengal and the neighboring country - Bangladesh. Sunderbans was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987. With the creation of a wildlife sanctuary (in 1977) and national park (in 1984), Sunderbans became nature-lovers’ hot spot, because it is beautified with amazing flora and fauna and is also home to the Royal Bengal Tigers and many other species of wildlife. Exploring the greenery of Sunderbans can definitely be a wonderful experience, provided you know when the best time to visit is as well as its prevalent climatic conditions.
Sunderbans is a very humid area, due to its proximity to the Bay of Bengal. Summers in Sunderbans start from March and continue until May. It is usually very hot during summers, when the mercury can soar up to 42 degrees C. On the other hand, winters in the area are very cool, when the temperature drops to around 9.2 degrees C. The maximum temperature during winters doesn’t go beyond 30 degrees C. Sunderbans receives heavy rainfall, from mid-June to mid-September. If you want to have a memorable weekend getaway in Sunderbans, then it is suggested to visit the place anytime between November and March.