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Weather In Vadodara

The weather of Vadodara city can be discerned as the tropical savanna climate under the Koppen Climate Classification. The city experiences three major seasons; summer, monsoon and winter during its yearly seasonal cycle. Except for the rainy season, the climate of Vadodara remains dry and arid all round the year.

Summer in Vadodara extends from March to July when the climate turns extremely hot and sizzling. The average maximum temperature of a summer day in Vadodara is recorded to be 36c while the average minimum temperature is reported to be 23c. Summer persists for quite an elongated period of time and May happens to be the hottest month of the year. At times the mercury rises as high as 40c and renders the days remarkably warm and scorching. The highest ever recorded temperature of Vadodara is 47c.

Monsoon sets in during the month of June or July and lasts till September. The southwest monsoon brings a humid climate to Vadodara plateau and drenches the city with moderate to heavy rains. At times the intense torrential rains cause the river Vishwamitri and Mahi to flood which results into a significant lose of property and life. The average annual rainfall of Vadodara is reported to be 93 cm.

Winter in Vadodara extends from November to February when the weather turns reasonably cold and dry. The chilly northerly winds cause considerable cold in the month of January and the temperature ranges between 30c and 15c during this season. The lowest ever recorded temperature of Vadodara is -1c. The best season for tourism activities in Vadodara is from October to February when the weather remains pretty pleasant and salubrious. Additionally, the colorful and vibrant dancing festival of Navaratri is also celebrated during this period.

For past few years Vadodara has been suffering from ever-increasing air, water and soil pollution generated due to the wastage discarded by the neighboring industrial areas. The unrestrained chemical deposit from nearby industries has turned the river Vishwamitri into a one big gutter. This has further resulted into a constant increase in average temperature all twelve months of the year.