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Average Weather at Mangalore Airport India

At Mangalore Airport, the wet season is overcast, the dry season is partly cloudy, and it is hot and oppressive year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 72°F to 93°F and is rarely below 69°F or above 95°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Mangalore Airport for hot-weather activities is from early December to early March.

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The hot season lasts for 3.1 months, from February 18 to May 21, with an average daily high temperature above 91°F. The hottest day of the year is April 20, with an average high of 93°F and low of 79°F.

The cool season lasts for 2.8 months, from June 18 to September 10, with an average daily high temperature below 85°F. The coldest day of the year is January 7, with an average low of 72°F and high of 90°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

Average High and Low Temperature at Mangalore AirporthotcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°F110°F110°FJan 790°FJan 790°FApr 2093°FApr 2093°F72°F72°F79°F79°FFeb 1891°FFeb 1891°FJun 1885°FJun 1885°FSep 1085°FSep 1085°F74°F74°F78°F78°F76°F76°F75°F75°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature at Mangalore AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowwarmhothotcomfortablecomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Dubréka, Guinea (5,969 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Mangalore Airport (view comparison).

Clouds

At Mangalore Airport, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year at Mangalore Airport begins around November 3 and lasts for 5.6 months, ending around April 21. On February 11, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 65% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 35% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around April 21 and lasts for 6.4 months, ending around November 3. On July 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 91% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 9% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories at Mangalore AirportclearerclearercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Feb 1165%Feb 1165%Jul 89%Jul 89%Nov 336%Nov 336%Apr 2137%Apr 2137%NowNowclearmostly clearmostly cloudyovercastpartly cloudy
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days at Mangalore Airport varies very significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 4.7 months, from May 26 to October 15, with a greater than 48% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 95% on July 24.

The drier season lasts 7.3 months, from October 15 to May 26. The smallest chance of a wet day is 0% on January 28.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 95% on July 24.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation at Mangalore AirportwetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jul 2495%Jul 2495%Jan 280%Jan 280%Jan 12%Jan 12%May 2648%May 2648%Oct 1548%Oct 1548%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Mangalore Airport experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 8.5 months, from March 27 to December 10, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around July 2, with an average total accumulation of 39.4 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from December 10 to March 27. The least rain falls around January 28, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall at Mangalore AirportrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in10 in10 in20 in20 in30 in30 in40 in40 in50 in50 in60 in60 inJul 239.4 inJul 239.4 inJan 280.0 inJan 280.0 inMar 270.5 inMar 270.5 inDec 100.5 inDec 100.5 inNowNow
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

The length of the day at Mangalore Airport does not vary substantially over the course of the year, staying within 53 minutes of 12 hours throughout. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 11 hours, 22 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 12 hours, 53 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight at Mangalore AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 7 minMar 2012 hr, 7 minMar 2012 hr, 53 minJun 2112 hr, 53 minJun 2112 hr, 7 minSep 2312 hr, 7 minSep 2311 hr, 22 minDec 2111 hr, 22 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 6:03 AM on May 31, and the latest sunrise is 54 minutes later at 6:57 AM on January 23. The earliest sunset is at 6:00 PM on November 19, and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 0 minutes later at 7:01 PM on July 10.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed at Mangalore Airport during 2021.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight at Mangalore AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMMay 316:03 AMMay 316:03 AM7:01 PMJul 107:01 PMJul 10Nov 196:00 PMNov 196:00 PM6:57 AMJan 236:57 AMJan 23daynightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Mangalore Airport experiences significant seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 10 months, from January 30 to December 9, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 74% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is July 26, with muggy conditions 100% of the time.

The least muggy day of the year is January 1, with muggy conditions 66% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels at Mangalore AirportmuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 166%Jan 166%100%Jul 26100%Jul 26Jan 3074%Jan 3074%NowNowmiserablemiserableoppressiveoppressivemuggymuggyhumidhumidcomfortablecomfortable
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed at Mangalore Airport experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 3.7 months, from May 21 to September 12, with average wind speeds of more than 7.7 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is July 1, with an average hourly wind speed of 10.7 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 8.3 months, from September 12 to May 21. The calmest day of the year is November 18, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.6 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed at Mangalore AirportwindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mphJul 110.7 mphJul 110.7 mphNov 184.6 mphNov 184.6 mphMay 217.7 mphMay 217.7 mphSep 127.7 mphSep 127.7 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction at Mangalore Airport varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the west for 10 months, from January 9 to November 10, with a peak percentage of 99% on July 28. The wind is most often from the east for 2.0 months, from November 10 to January 9, with a peak percentage of 38% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction at Mangalore AirportWEJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwesteastnorthsouth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Water Temperature

Mangalore Airport is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 2.4 months, from March 25 to June 7, with an average temperature above 85°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is May 2, with an average temperature of 86°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 2.0 months, from July 19 to September 21, with an average temperature below 81°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is August 17, with an average temperature of 80°F.

Average Water Temperature

Average Water Temperature at Mangalore AirportwarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec78°F78°F80°F80°F82°F82°F84°F84°F86°F86°F88°F88°FMay 286°FMay 286°F80°FAug 1780°FAug 17Mar 2585°FMar 2585°FJun 785°FJun 785°FJul 1981°FJul 1981°FSep 2181°FSep 2181°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is at Mangalore Airport throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Mangalore Airport for general outdoor tourist activities is from early December to late February, with a peak score in the second week of January.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score at Mangalore Airportbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810105.95.91.51.5NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Mangalore Airport for hot-weather activities is from early December to early March, with a peak score in the first week of February.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score at Mangalore Airportbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.77.72.02.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationtemperaturetemperature beach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Temperatures at Mangalore Airport are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season at Mangalore AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%100%Jan 1100%Jan 1100%Jul 3100%Jul 3NowNowwarmhotcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days at Mangalore AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F2,000°F2,000°F4,000°F4,000°F6,000°F6,000°F8,000°F8,000°F10,000°F10,000°FJan 490°FJan 490°FDec 3111,131°FDec 3111,131°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.1 months, from February 4 to April 6, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.2 kWh. The brightest day of the year is March 13, with an average of 6.7 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 2.5 months, from May 24 to August 9, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 4.8 kWh. The darkest day of the year is June 16, with an average of 4.3 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy at Mangalore AirportbrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWhMar 136.7 kWhMar 136.7 kWhJun 164.3 kWhJun 164.3 kWhFeb 46.2 kWhFeb 46.2 kWhAug 94.8 kWhAug 94.8 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Mangalore Airport are 12.961 deg latitude, 74.890 deg longitude, and 315 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Mangalore Airport contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 371 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 157 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (699 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (6,201 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Mangalore Airport is covered by trees (42%), cropland (29%), and shrubs (21%), within 10 miles by trees (24%) and cropland (24%), and within 50 miles by water (53%) and trees (24%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather at Mangalore Airport, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

Mangalore Airport has a weather station that reported reliably enough during the analysis period that we have included it in our network. When available, historical temperature and dew point measurements are taken directly from this weather station. These records are obtained from NOAA's Integrated Surface Hourly data set, falling back on ICAO METAR records as required.

There are no other weather stations in our network within 200 kilometers of this location. Consequently, in the case of missing or erroneous measurements from this station, we fall back on NASA's MERRA-2 modern-era reanalysis , adjusted according to typical seasonal and diurnal differences between this station and the wide-area MERRA-2 reconstructed values.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.