21 to 42°C
3541 hours
sunshine per day
248 mm
301 days
64 days
0 days

Climate of India

India has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for India is 33° degrees and there is about 248 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 282 days a year with an average humidity of 42% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 21°C and 42°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 9°C and 31°C
  • Rain: it rains 64 days and there is a total of approximately 248 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3541 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 21°C and 42°C
Warmest month: 42°C in May
Coldest month: 21°C in January
Night temperature: between 9°C and 31°C
Dry days: 301 days
Days with rain: 64 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 248 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3541 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for India.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for India.

Climate table of India

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for India. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for India might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 21 25 32 38 42 42 37 35 35 34 29 23
Night temp. (°C) 9 11 17 23 29 31 29 28 26 23 18 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 7 13 7 6 5 20 66 66 53 2 1 2
Days with rain 2 4 4 4 3 6 14 15 9 1 1 1
Dry days 29 24 27 26 28 24 17 16 21 30 29 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 10 10 11 12 12 11 11 9 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 5 5 7 8 9 8 8 7 8 6 6 5

Best time to visit India

To go to India, the best time to visit is January through March and November and December. In this period you have a hot temperature and almost no precipitation. In India, May is the warmest month with 42°C and the most cold month is 21°C in January.

Climate of India by month

What is the average climate in a given month for India? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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