Are you planning to visit Delhi! Since the city is situated very close to the Himalayas it enjoys a humid sub-tropical climate all through the year. New Delhi weather is characterized to be sometimes very harsh especially during the summers. Monsoon in Delhi is difficult to forecast as it changes almost every year, though in the month of June usually the rains come. New Delhi weather gets worse during the summers when the average temperature rises to 45 C. With humidity rate hovering around 85-95 % during the summers life for common Delhites becomes very difficult.
Delhi Weather Information Service operates under the aegis of Meteorological Survey of India. If you want to get relevant and latest updates on Delhi weather you can get so through TV channels or daily newspapers. Online Local Weather Report and Forecast on Delhi are also readily available.
Weather in Delhi during winters are characterized by dense foggy mornings, mild sunny afternoon and intense chilly cold milieu during the evenings. Sometimes in winter Delhi weather records temperature drop to sub-zero degree making life quite difficult. Because of such intense cold weather conditions visibility remains low which disrupts flight operations and smooth functioning of trains to and from the city. However, such intense cold weather conditions persists for a week or two especially during the last week of December till second week of January. A common sight during the streets of Delhi during winters is the lighting of bon fires.
The best time to visit Delhi is from mid-October to November or from February to March. During this time weather in Delhi remains temperate with bright sunny mornings and pleasant nights.
Last Updated On: 2011/06/30