The weather in India varies from region to region, but it’s generally safe to say that December–February sees dry, cooler weather before the heat intensifies from March–May. June, July and August are the monsoon months, though the amount of rain differs across the country, while October, September and November see rainfall ease once more.

What is the weather like in Darjeeling?

Darjeeling is located at 2042 m (6699 ft) in the foothills of the Indian Himalaya. The average temperature ranges from 6°C (43°F) in January to 18°C (64°F) in July, with the monsoonal rains falling from June–September.

MONTH

 AVERAGE HIGH 

 AVERAGE LOW 

 March to May 

17°C/63°F

11°C/52°F

 June to August 

20°C/68°F

15°C/59°F

 September to November 

18°C/64°F

10°C/50°F

 December to February 

11°C/52°F

3°C/37°F

What is the weather like in Delhi?

Delhi’s average temperature ranges from 14°C (57°F) in January to 34°C (93°F) in June. Though the rainfall isn’t as intense here as in other regions, the wettest month is August with an average of 246 mm (10 inches) of rain.

MONTH

 AVERAGE HIGH 

 AVERAGE LOW 

 March to May 

30°C/86°F

20°C/68°F

 June to August 

32°C/90°F

27°C/81°F

 September to November 

32°C/90°F

18°C/64°F

 December to February 

22°C/72°F

9°C/48°F

What is the weather like in Goa?

The temperature in Goa remains high throughout the year with the most hours of sunshine in January and February, though Nov/Dec and Mar/Apr also experience sunny conditions. The monsoon brings rainfall from May to October, which is at its heaviest between June and August.

MONTH

 AVERAGE HIGH 

 AVERAGE LOW 

 March to May 

33°C/91°F

25°C/77°F

 June to August 

29°C/84°F

24°C/75°F

 September to November 

32°C/90°F

23°C/73°F

 December to February 

32°C/90°F

20°C/68°F

What is the weather like in Mumbai?

Mumbai is hot all year, with the temperature hitting 30°C (86°F) even in the middle of winter. The average temperature ranges from 17°C (63°F) in January to 33°C (91°F) in May, though it can get much hotter than this. The monsoonal rains are intense from June through until early October, and this period sees minimal sunshine too, though travellers can expect sunny skies from November until May.

MONTH

 AVERAGE HIGH 

 AVERAGE LOW 

 March to May 

31°C/88°F

28°C/82°F

 June to August 

29°C/84°F

25°C/77°F

 September to November 

31°C/88°F

24°C/75°F

 December to February 

29°C/84°F

19°C/66°F

What is the weather like in Rajasthan?

Rajasthan is fairly dry compared to the rest of India, with most of the rain falling in July and August (an average of 120–145 mm per month). The winter sees cool nights and warm pleasant days, with the heat intensifying from late March onwards and becoming quite unbearable at its peak in May and June.

MONTH

 AVERAGE HIGH 

 AVERAGE LOW 

 March to May 

37°C/99°F

29°C/84°F

 June to August 

35°C/95°F

26°C/79°F

 September to November 

32°C/90°F

25°C/77°F

 December to February 

24°C/75°F

9°C/48°F

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