Weather in Gurgaon

Gurgaon is a beautiful tourist location in North Western India. Gurgaon district is situated at a distance of just 10 kms away from Indira Gandhi International Airport, in New Delhi. If you are planning a trip to Gurgaon, a word or two about the Weather in Gurgaon should be useful to you. Gurgaon generally has hot and dry summers and cold winters.

The climate is largely hot and dry except during the monsoons when the air gains a little moisture. A year in the district of Gurgaon may be broadly divided into four seasons, viz. winter, summer, monsoon and the post monsoon or the transit period.

The winter in Gurgaon begins late in November and continues up to the beginning of March. The summer sets in March and lasts till the end of June. The period from July to mid September is the south west monsoon season or the cloudy and wet rainy season. Mid September to the end of November is the post monsoon or the transition period. Winds generally flow in a light pace but become forceful in the summer and monsoon seasons.

Rainfall and Temperature:

The Weather in Gurgaon is generally dry, but heavy rainfall is not uncommon. The average annual rainfall in the district is moderately high with an estimate of 553.00 mm in a year of which about 77% is carried by the southwest monsoon winds and clouds. The rainfall in the district increases from the west towards the east.

From about the beginning of March Gurgaon finds a sudden rise in the temperature. May and June are the hottest months when the mean daily maximum temperature becomes about 41° C and the Weather in Gurgaon becomes quite unbearable. The summer is more scorching in May than in June. May is hotter than June and at times it really becomes unbearable. But nights are warmer in June than in May. From April onwards, hot dust-laden winds, locally known as loo blow and the weather becomes really unpleasant. The mean daily maximum temperature in January is about 21° C and the mean daily minimum temperature is about 7° C. The air is generally dry in the summer and in all the seasons, except the monsoon. Humidity is high in the south-west monsoon or the rainy season. April and May are the driest months, when the relative humidity in the morning is about 30 per cent and in the afternoon is less than 20 per cent.