Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, houses many Government offices, organizations and is also a major academic hub. The city is also a tourist destination for both domestic and international tourists. There are many tourist destination in or near the city including Kovalam beach,Sanghumukham beach, Napier museum and Zoo, Agasthyakoodam peak, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Neyyar Dam, Kuthira Malika Palace, SrePadmanabhaSwamy temple, Ponmudi hill station, Poovar beach resorts, Varkala Cliffs and beaches and many others. Thiruvananthapuram is also famous for being the evergreen city of India. Thiruvananthapuram has an International Airport and is well connected with different parts of India though a good network of roads. Public and private bus services connect all the big and small cities inside Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram is also well-connected by the Indian railway network.
This city has a climate that borders between a tropical savanna climate and a tropical monsoon climate. As a result it done not experience distinct seasons. The mean maximum temperature is 340C and the mean minimum temperature is 210C. Humidity is high and rises to about 90% during the monsoon season. Thiruvananthapuram is the first city along the path of the south-west monsoon and gets its first showers in the early June. The city gets heavy rainfall of around 1700 mm per year. The city also gets rain from the receding north-east monsoons, which hit the city by October. The dry season sets in by December. December, January and February are the coldest months while March, April and May are the hottest. The lowest temperature recorded during winter is 150C, and the highest temperature recorded in summer is 390C