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Arunachal Pradesh geography affirms that the state is located in the north-eastern part of India. Check out climate & weather of Arunachal Pradesh.

Arunachal Pradesh Weather

Climate: Temperate

In proportion to the altitude, the weather of Arunachal Pradesh differs, i.e. areas sited at higher altitude observe tundra climate, areas at lesser elevation enjoy temperate weather, and sea-level areas experience sub-tropical climate. In the Upper Himalayas, where elevation is really high, alpine or tundra type of weather is experienced while temperate climate is enjoyed in the Middle Himalayas. Below the Himalayas at sea-level, people find the climate to be humid sub-tropical, specifically, hot summers and pleasant winters.

It receives heavy showers about 2,000 to 4,000 mm between the months of May and September yearly. The summer season extends from March to May, making the plain areas quite warm. Winters officially arrive in November and prevail till the month of February. During summers, the maximum temperature recorded in the foothills is 40șC; however, average temperature during winters varies from 15șC to 21șC. The areas sited at high altitude become immensely cold during winters. Arunachal Pradesh is best to visit during the months of October-March.

Geographical Location

Location: 90.36' E to 97.30' E, 26.42' N to 29.30' N
Area: 83,743 sq. km

In the North-Eastern part of India, Arunachal Pradesh is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. This naturally beautiful state lies between the latitudes of 26.42' N to 29.30' N and longitudes of 90.36' E to 97.30' E. It shares its borders with only two Indian states, Assam in the south and Nagaland in the south-east. As regards other countries, Myanmar lies to its east, Bhutan to its west, and Tibet to its north.

The extended Himalayan ranges in the eastern part separates the state from China. Further the ranges widen near Nagaland, and form a frontier among India and Burma in Changlang and Tirap district. Its topography is illustrated by mountainous ranges and sub-mountainous terrains beside the northern parts. Rivers, like Brahmaputra, Kameng, Siang, Lohit, Subansiri, Tirap, etc. flow through its expanse, and provide fresh waters to the dwellers.