Weather In Aurangabad
Under the Koppen Climate Classification, the weather of Aurangabad can be defined as semiarid climate and the city generally experiences balanced temperature with moderate humidity. The seasonal cycle of Aurangabad similar to almost all the India regions features the three major seasons viz. summer, monsoon and winter. The normal yearly temperature of Aurangabad ranges from 9°c to 40°c.
Summer in Aurangabad sets in during the month of March and lasts till early June. May is the hottest month of the year. The average temperature of summer extends from 37°c to 21°c while the highest ever recorded maximum temperature of Aurangabad happens to be 46°c. This incredible accession of the temperature was reported on 25th May 1905. Tourists are typically advised to avoid the hot summer months of April and May for the sight seeing in Aurangabad.
Monsoon follows the lead of summer and reaches the Aurangabad plateau in the month of mid or late June. Moderate to heavy rains drench the region till September and grant relief from the scorching heat of summer. The average annual rainfall of Aurangabad is recorded to be 725 mm and the rains render the terrain beautiful teeming with infinite natural pulchritude.
Winter extends from November to February when the entire ambience turns exceptionally pleasing and salubrious. The lowest ever recorded temperature of winter in Aurangabad is 2°c which was documented on 2nd February 1911. Generally the temperature of winter hovers around 10°c and sometimes the district of Aurangabad is even affected by freezing cold waves.
From October to March, the climate is mostly dry and quite placid and amiable. April and May are the burning hot months of the year and tourists are recommended to carry cotton clothes, sunglasses, water and other heat canopies along without fail. June to September is the rainy season which is more enjoyed by those who admire the rejuvenating drizzle of monsoon. The best period to pay a visit to Aurangabad is from October to March.