Thiruvananthapuram has an equable climate because of its closeness to the sea. The sea exerts a moderating impact on the
climate of the region.
1) Monsoon has its tendency to have ‘breaks’ in rainfall.
2) Thus, it has wet and dry spells.
3) In other words, the monsoon rains take place only for a few days at a time.
4) They are interspersed with rainless intervals.
5) These breaks in monsoon are related to the movement of the monsoon trough.