In December, the coldest month, temperatures still average around 20—24 °C 68—75 °F. Temperatures in the plains occasionally fall below freezing, though never for more than one or two days. Based on observations, heat wave related mortality has increased in India prior to 2005. However, receives the most precipitation. The southern slopes of the western Himalayas, well-exposed to the monsoon, get heavy rainfall. Gujarat n Gujarat region n Saurashtra and Kachchh 1,107 578 23.
They are rare, however; only several dozen have been reported since 1835. The mountain ranges prevent western winter disturbances in Iran from travelling further east, resulting in much snow in Kashmir and rainfall for parts of and northern India. Goa Konkan and Goa 3,005 24. India's and are climatically pivotal: the in the northwest and the in the north work in tandem to effect a and important monsoonal regime. The region, which includes Karnataka, inland Tamil Nadu, western Andhra Pradesh, and central Maharashtra, gets between 400—750 millimetres 15. When visiting temples, it is customary to remove shoes, dress neatly and cover a little. Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry 998 27.
Ooty - Sunshine Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Hours 9 9 9 8 7 4 4 4 5 6 6 7 Islands We now turn to the islands. Avalanches occur in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. Compared with the monsoon months, winter is a bit colder at night and a bit warmer during the day because in this season the sky is clear. Cherrapunji, Meghalaya Cherrapunji is the second wettest place on Earth and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year. As in much of the tropics, monsoonal and other weather patterns in India can be wildly unstable: epochal droughts, floods, cyclones, and other natural disasters are sporadic, but have displaced or ended millions of human lives. The rains are abundant from May to November.
The hottest month for the western and southern regions of the country is April; for most of North India, it is May. Cherrapunj, at 1,300 meters 4,250 feet above sea level, in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, is the rainiest place in the world: here 10,866 mm 428 in of rain fall per year, that is, almost 11 meters or 36 feet! The months between March to May are hot and dry; mean monthly temperatures hover around 32 °C, with 320 millimetres 13 in precipitation. In Mumbai, about 2,250 mm 88. The least amount of rainfall was received in the January month of 2016, which totals just 6917. On the and Nicobar Islands, located in the Bay of Bengal, the rains are a bit heavier, since they range from 2,500 to 3,000 mm 98 to 118 in per year. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year 2.
The formation of the Himalayas during the some 53 million years ago was key in determining India's current climate; global climate and ocean chemistry may have been impacted. There is one scientific opinion which states that in South Asia such climatic events are likely. There is a large diurnal range of about 14 °C 25. Dabolim - Average temperatures Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Min °C 20 21 23 26 26 25 24 24 24 24 22 21 Max °C 32 32 32 33 33 30 29 29 30 32 33 32 Min °F 68 70 73 79 79 77 75 75 75 75 72 70 Max °F 90 90 90 91 91 86 84 84 86 90 91 90 In Goa, the distribution of the sunshine hours is similar to that of Mumbai, even though the sun shines a little more often the total is 2,800 hours per year. The southwest summer monsoon, a four-month period when massive convective thunderstorms dominate India's weather, is Earth's most productive wet season. New Delhi The capital of India, , is at the edge of the area, since it receives 800 mm 31.
West Bengal n Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim n Gangetic West Bengal 2,739 1,439 10. Fishing in the coastal areas is not possible now due to the harsh weather conditions. Further south, in Calicut, Kerala, the first thunderstorms occur in April, while the monsoon lasts until November, when 130 mm 5. Each selected city will show you the following graphs: 1. Punjab's three-season climate sees summer months that span from mid-April to the end of June. Kashmir's highest recorded monthly snowfall occurred in February 1967, when 8. In Madhya Pradesh which is towards the south-western side of the Gangetic Plain similar conditions prevail albeit with much less humidity levels.
Jodhpur - Sunshine Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Hours 9 10 10 10 11 9 7 7 9 10 10 9 The best time to visit this area is from December to February, but if you can only travel in summer and you still want to visit India, you may choose this area, since it is the least affected by the monsoon, along with the mountains of Kashmir. Kolkata West of Bangladesh, in West Bengal, we find Calcutta , which is at the limit of this area, in fact the average in January is around 20 °C 68 °F. The monsoon becomes more intense in September and October, which are the wettest months, with respectively 120 and 150 mm 4. Interested in more detailed information on the Weather and Climate in India? From December to February, in Jammu, which is one of the most northerly cities of the plain, sometimes the night temperature may hit freezing 0 °C or 32 °F or even drop a few degrees below. This may have contributed to the global , which caused India to experience significantly reduced. Capital averages low of 9 °C 48 °F and high of 24 °C 75 °F.
India's western coast, bordering the more placid Arabian Sea, experiences cyclones only rarely; these mainly strike Gujarat and, less frequently, Kerala. This reversed air flow causes India's droughts. India's northernmost areas are subject to a montane, or alpine, climate. In , particularly the hinterlands of Maharashtra, parts of Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh, somewhat cooler weather prevails. Hyderabad - Average temperatures Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Min °C 15 18 21 24 26 24 23 22 22 20 17 15 Max °C 29 32 35 38 39 35 31 30 31 31 29 28 Min °F 59 64 70 75 79 75 73 72 72 68 63 59 Max °F 84 90 95 100 102 95 88 86 88 88 84 82 The rainfall amounts to 760 mm 30 in , of which more than 100 mm 4 in fall per month from June to September, and 70 mm 2. Temperatures are around 35 °C 95 °F but humidity is very high; nights are around 27 °C 81 °F. The weather is pleasant and comfortable in the season.
Areas situated at elevations of 1,070—2,290 metres 3,510—7,510 ft receive the heaviest rainfall, which decreases rapidly at elevations above 2,290 metres 7,513 ft. The wettest month is July with an average of 640mm of rain. The ancient also reflects these seasons in its arrangement of months. The area which is most at risk is that of Bengal, in the huge delta of the Ganges-Brahmaputra, where there is water everywhere and the mainland is flat and located at sea level. The nation's climate is strongly influenced by the Himalayas and the Thar Desert. The eternal snows in India start at around 4,500 meters 14,800 ft on average, though they are found a bit lower in Karakorum, which lies more to the north, and a bit higher in the Himalayas. Frigid winds from the Himalayas can depress temperatures near the.
Annual rainfall ranges from less than 1,000 millimetres 39 in in the west to over 2,500 millimetres 98 in in parts of the northeast. Along the west coast it's hot throughout the year, while the monsoon period is gradually longer as you proceed from north to south. Goa In Dabolim, in the former Portuguese colony of , precipitation reaches 2,900 mm 114 in per year, of which up to 995 mm 39 in fall in July. The landscape lushes green and fresh. Weak or failed monsoons droughts result in widespread agricultural losses and substantially hinder overall economic growth. North-east In north-eastern India, the climate is not as hot as in the rest of the northern areas analyzed above, though it is more humid. In eastern India, monsoon onset dates have been steadily advancing over the past several decades, resulting in shorter summers there.