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There is a great diversity in the climatic conditions across the state of Gujarat with different parts having markedly disparate climatic conditions

Gujarat Weather

Climate: Tropical Dry

Annual Rainfall
Climatically, a year in Gujarat can be divided into three seasons, the winter from November to February, the summer from March to May and monsoon season from June to September, with October being the intervening month. There is a great diversity in the climatic conditions across the state of Gujarat with different parts having markedly disparate climatic conditions. The places that lie near the coasts are humid whereas the ones lying in the interiors experience a completely different climatic condition. The Rann of Kutch region suffers an extreme climate where the summers are extremely hot while the winters are too cold. On the other hand, the coastal regions and the eastern belt of Gujarat experience a mild and pleasant climatic condition with moderate rainfall during the monsoons. Continue reading to learn more about the overall climatic condition and the geographical location of Gujarat.

Winter
Winter season in Gujarat is from November to February. During the winters the climate in Gujarat is mild, pleasant and dry with average temperatures ranging around 29C during the day time and night temperatures around 12C.

Summer
Summer season in Gujarat is from March to May. The summers in the state are extremely hot and dry, with day temperatures rising up to around 41C and night temperatures up to 29C. Once the monsoons arrive in mid-June, the daytime temperature drops to 35C and night temperature falls to around 27C, though the humidity remains very high.

Monsoon
Monsoon season runs from June to September and brings rainfall to Gujarat. The southern parts of the state receive average rainfall of somewhere between 760 and 1520 mm. In the northern parts of Gujarat, the average rainfall ranges from 510 to 1020 mm. While, the southern highlands of Saurashtra and the Gulf of Cambay experience a rainfall of around 630 mms, the other parts of Saurashtra receive an annual rainfall of less than 630 mms. The part of Gujarat which experiences the lowest average rainfall is the semi-desert Kutch.

Geography and Its Effect on Weather