The average Jodhpur weather is a bearable 28°C in October when the tourist season kicks off. If you want to take advantage of discounted hotel rates, October is a good time to land up. The pleasant weather makes outdoor excursions all the more fun and a visit to Jaswant Thada, royal cenoptaphs, is a must. An October panorama of the Mehrangarh Fort from Jaswant Thada is a sight to behold. The Rajasthan International Folk Festival signals the tourist season in October and is an aural/visual cultural feast.
You can feel the desert winter trickling in during a November visit to Jodhpur. The average temperature is around 23°C, making the outdoor weather all the more enjoyable. Tourist buses to and from Jodhpur increase in number around this point.
December is when tourists really start landing up in Jodhpur to enjoy the perfect weather coupled with the city’s numerous historical attractions. This is a great time to go zip-lining over Mehrangarh Fort. Spend the day taking a stroll around the Clock Tower area and find the blue houses that lend Jodhpur its moniker. Day trips in December are the best if you’re visiting the Osian Temples, 90kms from Jodhpur. The average December weather is a cool 19°C. December is our personal best time to visit Jodhpur.
If you’re landing up in January, make sure you plan your visit in the second week when the Jodhpur Kite Festival takes place. The average temperature is a nonchalant 17°C and all the sights and sounds of Jodhpur are in full swing.
The Nagaur Cattle Fair is a week-long affair that needs to be witnessed by all February Jodhpur travellers. The median temperature is just above 20°C, and the fair is a must for those looking for an immersive Rajasthani experience. Camel and horse dances aside, there are also a number of folk performances.
March is when the tourist crowd starts thinning out. The average temperature is in the mid-20s (°C), making your trip just about bearable. If you’re planning a Jodhpur trip in March, make sure you land up in the first couple of weeks to beat the heat.