India has hot tropical weather with variations occurring region
to region. While the coolest months are from November to mid-March,
hottest are from April to June. From mid-July to September one can
experience Monsoon rains. Winters in India are pleasant with plenty
of sunny days. Most of the North India remains dry, dusty,
and unpleasant during the summer months. For a tourist, India provides
ample opportunities to participate in diverse activities in different
parts of the country. You can explore India in all the seasons,
but you will have to be selective about the destinations.
Weather and Climatic Conditions in Different Regions of India
Northern Plains of India, to the north of River Ganga, has
the extreme climate. Summers are hot, humid, and extremely harsh.
Do not forget to carry with you light cottons for this season. From
July to September, Monsoon brings with it most of the rain received
in this region. Winters are the most favoured season to visit North
India, but the travellers are expected to bring with them woollens,
as nights can be freezing
The summers are the best time to explore Western Himalayas,
as the climate remains pleasant with slightly cold evenings and
plenty of sunny days. For the adventure lovers, Western Himalayas
is the best bait with plenty of trekking, hiking, white water rafting,
and mountaineering options during the summers. Heavy snowfall and
steep fall in temperature, makes many areas in the region inaccessible
during the winters. But, one can enjoy the winter sports like skiing
in destinations like Auli, Manali,
Madhya Pradesh and Chatisgarh,
the two Central Indian states, escape very worst of hot season but
monsoons are heavy between July and September. Temperatures fall
at night during winter. For clothing, bring lightweights most of
the year with warmer clothes during evenings particularly in winter.
Waterproofing during monsoon rains is essential.
The most comfortable months are from November to February; although
evenings can be cold. Summer can be extremely hot with monsoon rainfall
between mid-June and mid-September. Lightweight cottons and linen
is required most of the year with warmer clothes for cooler winter
and waterproofing essential in monsoon.
The most pleasant weather is from November to March. Monsoon
rains between late April and July. Summer temperatures hot as high
as Northern India although humidity is extreme. Cooling breezes
on coast. Inland, Mysore and Bijapur have pleasant
climates with relatively low rainfall.
Information on weather & climate in Bharat Heritage - India