The Indian weather is highly unpredictable, as the climatic conditions in many parts of the country are triggered by the monsoon winds whose mystic characteristics is the real reason behind the drastic weather conditions in the country.
Indeed, India is a tropical country with a mandatory tropical weather, besides the predominant summer and rainy seasons, sometimes heavy pouring leading to floods in many parts of the country.
Temperature drops during the months of December and January in many parts of the country, thereby leading to colder weather conditions, which would fall under the range of 16 C to 20 C on an average in the Deccan plateau and the surrounding region, whereas it reaches the range of 20 C to 25 C on an average in the south and east regions of the country. So, the winter means different weather conditions in different states/regions of the country, as it turns into notorious foggy situations in the Punjab regions and especially in Delhi where most of the flights get usually cancelled during the season, moreover it results in heavy snow in the Himalayas regions, namely Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Uttarakhand, leaving most other regions of North India in the Indo-Ganges plains without experiencing the snowfall, never till date. The eastern parts of the country usually experience a milder weather conditions, both during winter and summer, but occasionally pouring snow in the Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, and Darjeeling with temperatures varying in the range of 14 C to 25 C in Kolkata and 8 C to 26 C in Patna. Well in the southern part, particularly the Western Ghats regions, Nilgiri ranges experience freezing cold weather, as temperature falls below freezing.
The country as meant for hot climatic conditions, especially during the months of April and May, makes life tougher by the hot temperature throbbing with heat that have led to an temperature of 50 C, or more in the weather records of the country. Further, April is considered to be the hottest months for the western and southern regions of the country, while for most parts of the northern regions, it is May. In the eastern parts of the southern regions, the temperature is quite higher, as compared to the northern regions, whereas in the eastern regions the monsoon sets earlier, which could be obvious over the past few years, thereby resulting in short summer days, leading to relatively cooler weather conditions. The hot temperature of summer is seemed to get influenced greatly by the high altitudes, and rises with the vertical rays of the Sun, causing thunderstorms in the inner cooler regions of the country, and directing hotter repercussions in the heights of the Western Ghats.
Certainly, the monsoon season of the country deserves a special mentioning, southwest summer monsoon brings in most of the rains to the country, which is highly influenced by the southeast winds of the Indian Ocean. The post-monsoon months like northeast monsoon begins to rule from the month of September and lasts till March, spilling cool and dense air to the central part of country, and to the southern parts like Tamil Nadu, and Kerala which experiences rainfall. When it gets oriented towards southwest, minor precipitation of rainfall results in West Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, and many parts of North East India.
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