Weather in India

The Indian weather is below zero degrees in the north as we have the Himalayan ranges from Jammu Kashmir stretching to Himachal Pradesh and a few up to Uttar Pradesh. On the other hand as the southern states are closer to the equator the temperature goes over 40 degrees centigrade.

The weather in India can be classified in four categories, winter – from November to February, summer – from march to may, the monsoons set in June – September, withdrawal of the monsoons in October with a hint of Spring and your back to a cooler climate in November.

So the average temperature weather of India is different at different places. Mumbai in Maharashtra and Kolkata in West Bengal have even temperatures as they are situated on the coastal area. So the entire coastal area that stretches from Maharashtra, including Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andra Pradesh and Bengal experience a mix in climatic conditions. It does not experience extreme climates like the northern states of India. It’s not too cold or too hot. Although in the recent years the weather has been changing, the Indian weather conditions have metamorphosed to get more rigid from the times of yore.

Even the temperature in Mumbai that is basically an island is facing extreme temperatures when it should have been not too hot or too cold due to the sea that is surrounding it. The average temperature Mumbai oscillates between 27 degrees and 34 degrees, but in the winter drops to 15 and 13 degrees and in the summer goes up to 37 degrees which is quite surprising. This is probably due to the global warming what environmentalists are speculating. So unless we take it up seriously, the weather of India will keep changing.

So if you love to travel, you should know the weather India, else your trip will be a fiasco. When it gets too hot in the south, people go to hill stations to cool off. Like lonavala, khandala in Maharashtra and simla in the north. During the monsoons people travel to Sikkim, or other coastal areas like Goa, Kerala to enjoy the greenery and waterfalls. North is the time when the cool winds blow. So make a trip to Rajasthan, Delhi or Agra in winter to enjoy the chilly northern winds then go south for your dose of sun tan.

Posted in Know India.