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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 Travel Tips:

If we talk of conditions of weather in New Delhi, its important to note that summer in the nation's capital begins from May and lasts upto October. The hot wind "Loo" blows during the day time which gives rise to intense heat waves, hence if you're planning to visit Delhi during this time of the year, you need to take some precautions. While you're out always carry a sunscreen lotion, umbrella, drinks lots of water so as to avoid de-hydration and include fresh fruit juices as a part of your daily diet as long as you stay in Delhi. During the months of March and April the maximum temperature in Delhi varies between 30 C- 36 C while in June New Delhi Weather Forecasts a rise of 40- 46 C.

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.

Best Time To Visit Delhi:

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