India weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit India

The best time to visit in India is from January until April and July until December, when you will have a pleasant till very hot temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in India is 42°C in May and the lowest is 21°C in January.

India has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in India or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather India by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 21 25 32 38 42 42 37 35 35 34 29 23
Precipitation (mm) 7 13 7 6 5 20 66 66 53 2 1 2
Climate data from city: New Delhi

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14 day weather forecast India

The weather for in India will be 26° till 23° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for India is based on the weather conditions in the city of New Delhi.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 27 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 28 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Monday 29 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 30 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 1 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
18°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
19°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
18°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
19°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
19°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
19°
1.1 mm 25% 3 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
20°
0.4 mm 15% 2 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1

Climate India

India has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. 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 table of India

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
Climate data from city: New Delhi

India weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for India? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is India?

India lies in a straight line about 11,971 km from New Zealand (Wellington → New Delhi).

How long is the flight to India?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to India is approximately 14 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in India?

These are the largest airports in India:

  • Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport – Mumbai
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport – Kolkata
  • Chennai International Airport – Chennai
  • Kempegowda International Airport – Bangalore
  • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport – Hyderabad
  • Pune Airport – Pune
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport – Lucknow
  • Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport – Patna
  • Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport – Indore
  • Vadodara Airport – Vadodara

How many inhabitants are there in India?

India has approximately 1,333,670,000 inhabitants.

How big is India?

The area of India is around 3,287,263 km². It is 12x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of India?

The capital of India is New Delhi.

What is the currency of India?

In India the Indian rupee (INR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 27 November 2021

  • 1 Indian rupee = 51.27 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.020 Indian rupee
  • 10 Indian rupee = 512.72 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 0.20 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 5,127.16 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 1.95 Indian rupee

What is the area code of India?

The area code to call India is +91.