Blessed with the longest coastline (1290 km) in India, Gujarat state in the west coast of the country lies near the Chenab River, about 120 km to the north of Lahore. A land that abounds in enchanting tourist spots, Gujarat attracts tourists from worldwide. Indianholiday provides detailed guide on the Best Time to Visit Gujarat.
The land relief in Gujarat is low in most parts of the state, resulting in a great diversity in the climate of Gujarat. Hence, it is advisable that before you plan a tour to Gujarat, you have adequate information on the Best Time to Visit Gujarat.
Located between 20° 6' N to 24° 42' N latitude and 68° 10' E to 74° 28' E longitude, Gujarat - the westernmost state in India is bounded by the Arabian Sea in the west and the south west. Pakistan and Rajasthan state border Gujarat in the north east, while Madhya Pradesh in the east, and Maharashtra and the Union Territories of Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli in the south.
The climate in Gujarat is moist in the southern areas and dry in the northern region. The Tropic of Cancer passing through the northern border of Gujarat, results in an intensely hot or cold climate in Gujarat. But the Arabian Sea bordering the state and the Gulf of Cambay in the west reduce the climatic extremes and make the climate more pleasant and salubrious.
Although Gujarat can be visited any time of the year, the best time to visit Gujarat is from October to February, when the weather remains warm and dry. The rest of the year, temperatures soar to quite a high. Gujarat experiences mild, pleasant and dry winters, with average daytime temperatures ranging around 29 °C and night temperatures around 12 °C. Hence winter is the best time to visit Gujarat India. The summers are very hot and dry, with day temperatures rising up to around 41 °C and night temperatures dropping to 29 °C.
Ahmedabad - the busiest city in Gujarat experiences a dry climate in the summer and winter months. From March to June, the weather here remains hot. And from November to February, the climate gets extremely dry. The cold northerly winds results in a mild chill in January. The southwest monsoon ensures that the city experiences a humid climate from mid-June to mid-September.