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Winter Holidays

Fall daily highs range from 91.6°F (33.1°C) and 84.3°F (29.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 11 days per month. February is the best time to visit Purulia concerning weather, as the temperatures range between 3°C and 20°C. The days are charming, pleasant and comfortably cool. The nights get nail-bitingly cold, so it is recommended to take wools and jackets to keep the cold at bay. This is the tourist season in Purulia – . Make sure to book your stay in advance to avoid last minute hassles. Stroll through the villages of Bhawanipur, Cheliama and Deulghata as you explore Jain, Buddhist and Hindu relics. Discover the wonders of local culture as you explore Panchkot Palace and Kashipur Palace. Lounge by Saheb Bandh Lake and watch the birds fly by, drinking in the serene atmosphere. With October comes the famed Navaratri festival, a nine-day spectacular honoring the Goddesses of the Hindu faith. During these nine nights, the entire city is decked with lights, colours and beautiful idols of the deities. Durga Puja is a special prayer offered to Goddess Durga, the fierce warrior deity. The original Bengali depictions of the goddesses are a treat to the eyes indeed. Get your hands on the miniature replicas of these famed idols – they make for great souvenirs too. Watch the traditional Bhuang dance and prepare to be enthralled by the elegant spectacle on ritual. The Tushu festival is held in December and is truly a riot of colours. Poush Sankranti is a harvest festival held in January