Midhunam, which corresponds to the period from mid-June to mid-July in the Gregorian calendar, is the 11th month of the Malayalam calendar. Literally Midhunam means ‘a couple’. Gemini is the zodiac sign for this month.
The famous Ochirakali is celebrated on the first and second days of Midhunam. Champakulam Boat Race is held on the Moolam day of this month.