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India climate

The climate in India can be divided into different zones: Tropical in the south, subtropical in Central and North India and moderate to alpine in the Mountain regions in the far north. There is even heavy snowfall here in winter.

In northern India, there are sometimes considerable incidents during the year Temperature fluctuations on. While in December and January there is only 10 to 15 ° C at night, in the hottest time in April and May daily maximum temperatures of 40 to over 50 ° C are possible. In the south, on the other hand, it is constantly hot all year round. The mean values ​​of the temperature fluctuate between 25 ° C in December / January and up to 35 ° C in April / May.

The influences more than the temperature conditions monsoon life across the country. The Southwest or summer monsoon begins in most parts of the country in June and brings almost inexhaustible rainfall until September or October, depending on the region. In most regions of India, 80 to over 90 percent of the total annual rainfall falls. It also gets very humid in the summer months. However, the regional distribution of precipitation is highly uneven. The heaviest downpours are on the west coast, in the Western Ghats, on the slopes of the Himalayas and in the northeast. On the other hand, it is driest in the Thar desert in the west.

The rainy season is followed by the dry season. Those coming from arid Central Asia Northeast or winter monsoon winds bring hardly any moisture between October and May, but a cloudless sky. Only the southeast receives some rain, as the northeast monsoon can absorb moisture on its way across the Bay of Bengal. In April and May, the subcontinent heats up extremely during the hot season.


Weather india

Weather in New Delhi, the capital of India

Weather in India: The temperatures and precipitation for New Delhi are from the website yr.no and are provided by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. The forecast is updated four times a day.


Best time to travel to India

The optimal travel time for most regions of India is in the winter months between October and March. The temperatures are then pleasant, even if it can be quite cool at night around the turn of the year. The amount of precipitation is also low. You should avoid the rainy season from June to September because of the heavy rainfall. April and May are also unfavorable because of the unbearable heat.

At the West coast of south india is the best travel time between October and mid-February.

To the south indian east coast it is best to travel between November and April.

Become Himalayas and its foothills (especially in northwest India) should do so in Spring and summerbetween May and September to do. In winter it is cold here and there are sometimes heavy snowfalls.

Here you will find detailed information about the weather and climate in India as well as the climate and the best time to travel in the Himalayas.


Climate table India

Climate in India (north): Amritsar

India climate (west): Mumbai (Bombay)

India Climate (East): Calcutta

Climate in India (south): Trivandrum

Here you can find more climate tables for India.


Climate in South Asia

For information on the climate, the best travel time and weather in other East Asian countries, simply click on the country names on the map: