Orissa is located in a climatic region known as tropical wet-dry
or tropical. Temperatures average about 79° F (26°C) at
Cuttack; January is the coldest month, averaging 68° F and May
is the warmest month with temperature rising upto 92° F.
The higher elevations of the hills provide some relief from the
summer heat, which becomes particularly humid in the basins of the
Rainfall is intense in the months of the southwest monsoon, particularly
in between the months of June to October. Average annual rainfall
in the state is about 70 inches (1,800 millimetres), with even heavier
showers in the Eastern Ghats. The coastal area south of Chilika
Lake is the driest location, averaging 37 inches.
Mid-March to End of May (Min. 26° C - Max. 33° C)
Late November to Mid-February (Average - 20° C)
June to the End of October (70 inches)
Information on weather & climate in Orissa - India