Weather In Rajasthan
Journey to Rajasthan is an amazing experience for all those who love watching heritage sites filled with legends of the bygone historical era. Travellers coming to Rajasthan always love to enjoy the beauty and charm of this Desert state. Being a desert state it is obvious that the weather in here remains dry and deciduous in almost throughout the year.
Being a favorite tourist destination of travellers it is necessary for them to know the topography and climate of Rajasthan. Sun remains scorching from March to September, Monsoon do reach here but does not hit hard, while winter is pleasing in Rajasthan. Let’s take a peek of the weather in Rajasthan in detail.
Summer in Rajasthan (March End to July Mid)
The summer in Rajasthan is hot and scorching. The climate during this time remains hot and dry and one can see high rise in the temperature especially during the time of April, May and June. There are some places in Rajasthan in eastern and western part along with other places such as Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Phalodi and Barmer where the temperature rises from 40 degree Celsius to 45 degree Celsius. Sometime the temperature during summer reaches upto 49 degree Celsius. Talking about the night time, the temperature remains cold with the figure of 20 degree Celsius to 29 degree Celsius.
There are some places such as Bikaner and Mount Abu, which proves as a boon to hot weather in Rajasthan where weather remains pleasing with the temperature of 38 degree Celsius while in night the temperature drops down to 25 degree Celsius to 22 degree Celsius.
Winter in Rajasthan (November to March)
As Rajasthan remains hot and scorching during most of the time during a year, it is obvious that winter is the right time to visit this royal land. The coldest month in Rajasthan is January, where the temperature reaches to -2 degree Celsius during night time in places such as Churu, Sikar, Pilani and Bikaner. The western winds blowing through the state is the main reason to make sand land chilling. Because of these winds, there are chances you might see light rainfall which make the weather in winter in Rajasthan chilled.
Here are few cities in Rajasthan that bear an average of 10 degree Celsius of temperature, these cities are Kota, Baran, Bundi and Western Barmer. For approx 5 to 10 days whole Rajasthan comes in the grip of chilling winds of west making Rajasthan a totally different place to visit.
Monsoon in Rajasthan (July to Spetember)
Everyone knows Rajasthan is a dry deserted areas, monsoon in Rajasthan is always precious. While most of the part of country poured with plenty of rainfall, Rajasthan gets the moderate rains, yet the rain is sufficient enough to bring down the scorching temperature to a pleasing level up-to 24 degree C.
The western part of Aravalli receives less rainfall while the east Aravalli enjoys low velocity wind with high humidity and better rainfall. The north-west part of Jaisalmer gets annual rainfall which is less than 10 cm, while Bikaner, Ganganagar and Barmergets 20 to 30 cm rainfall annually. The cities like Nagaur, Churu, Jodhpur and Jalor receives 30 to 40 cm while Junjhunu, Sikar, Pali and Western Aravalli receive 40 cm of rainfall. Ajmer gets 55 cm of rainfall and Jhalawar gets 102 cm. Sirohi is another place in Rajasthan which receives ample amount of rainfall. The pre-monsoon shower in the region helps bring the temperature down.
Post Monsoon Weather in Rajasthan (October-November)
Generally monsoon went from Rajasthan by the month of September and the two months of October and November are considered as post-monsoon months in the state. These two states bring relief in the climate of the state and bring relief to maximum temperature from 33 Degree C to 38 degree C while minimum temperature would be 18 degree C to 20 degree C.
With so much diversities in the weather of Rajasthan, your trip to this royal state of India will surely become a memorable one.