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What is the climate like in India?

The climate of India has an average yearly temperature of 35°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 29°C and rise to 43°C.

Annually, about 1185 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in India.

The best time to visit India is January, November and December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit India.

The hurricane season in India lasts from early June to late November.

Temperature 29 to 43°C
Rain 1185 mm

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The climate of India
  • Average yearly temperature: 35°C
  • Highest temperature: 43°C in May
  • Lowest temperature: 29°C in January and December
  • Precipitation: 1185 mm per year, averaging 99 mm by month
  • Driest months: 6,3 mm in November, 6,4 mm in December and 7,8 mm in February
  • Wettest months: 367 mm in July, 296 mm in August and 221 mm in September

Climate table India

The climate table for India shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 29 33 36 41 43 38 32 31 32 33 32 29
Nighttime temperature (°C) 15 17 21 26 29 27 25 25 25 22 18 15
Precipitation (mm) 11 7,8 18 11 9,8 171 367 296 221 59 6,3 6,4
UV Index 7 8 9 10 9 8 6 6 7 8 8 7
Hurricane season India Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane
Best month Yes No No No No No No No No No Yes Yes

Temperature by month in India

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in India

Temperature by month in India

Precipitation by month in India

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in India.

Precipitation by month in India

UV index by month in India

This graph shows the average UV index by month in India.

UV index by month in India

Yearly temperature in India

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in India, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in India

Yearly total precipitation in India

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in India.

Precipitation per year in India

Weather experiences in India

The weather in India is rated an average of 3,6 out of 5 stars by 14 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

Too hot... couldn't bear to live— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

August is the height of the monsoon season in India. Although it rained occasionally, there were many days when outdoor activities were not possible. Hardly any opportunities for swimming.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

No strong heat, very pleasant. Highly recommended!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

It rained more often in the evenings, so day trips were still possible.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

The temperature was pleasant, lots of sunshine and no rain. Ideal for sightseeing and beach visits. Definitely a 5-star sunny place!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Not ideal for swimmers. The intensity of the heat can be unbearable.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Humid days with rain due to the monsoon, but also warm days. Not the best time to visit.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

The monsoon is in full swing, bringing heavy rain and humidity. Despite the warm temperatures, the rain makes it difficult to enjoy nature and go to the beach. Not ideal for sun worshippers.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

It rained occasionally, but overall the weather was good for exploring Rajasthan and enjoying the beaches of Goa. The sea was warm and made for a pleasant swim.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

April in India is warm and sunny, often above 30 degrees! Thanks to the heat, it really feels like a vacation here. Regular rainfall brings welcome relief. Not perfect, but certainly beautiful.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

Ideal for sun lovers: average temperatures above 30 degrees and almost constant sunshine. Great place for sunbathing.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

It was moderate because it was so extremely hot but otherwise what it was there very nice— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

May and June in Delhi absolutely avoid : it is 40+ degrees and together with the extreme air pollution ( the air is brown with smog !) it is a real attack on your health !— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

it was 38 degrees and we were relaxing by the pool. everyone received us very well and cozy. it was a nice temperature where you could have a late makeato.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in India by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in India and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of India, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.