Of the nearly 400 species of snakes, one-fifth are venomous. Climatic regions in India The various climatic regions of India are given below: Name of climatic region States or territories Tropical Rainforest Assam and parts of the Sahyadri Mountain Range Tropical Savannah Sahyadri Mountain Range and parts of Maharashtra Tropical and subtropical steppe Parts of Punjab and Gujarat Tropical Desert Most parts of Rajasthan Moist subtropical with winter Parts of Punjab, Assam, and Rajasthan Mountain climate Parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttaranchal Drought Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Haryana Tropical semi-arid steppe Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, and other parts of South India Characteristics of rainfall in India Type of Rainfall Areas Areas of very little rainfall lower than 50 cm : Western , northern part of Kashmir, the Deccan Plateau and Punjab. Bangalore - Sunshine Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Hours 9 9 9 9 8 5 4 4 5 6 7 7 We now come to the B area. Cherrapunji, Meghalaya Cherrapunji is the second wettest place on Earth and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year. This gradually starts clearing from most places in northwest India by October. In late May, signs of the approaching monsoon start appearing. In eastern India, monsoon onset dates have been steadily advancing over the past several decades, resulting in shorter summers there.
Rain tends to be intermittent but torrential. In this zone, a transitional climatic region separating tropical desert from humid sub-tropical savanna and forests, experiences temperatures that are less extreme than those of the desert. Andhra Pradesh n Coastal Andhra Pradesh n Telengana n Rayalaseema 1,094 961 680 26. Now let's start from the A area. However, since the town of , 5 kilometres 3.
Temperatures in the plains occasionally fall below freezing, though never for more than one or two days. The mixed evergreen-deciduous forests of Kerala and the Himalayas have a large variety of commercially valuable hardwood trees, of which Lagerstroemia lanceolata, East Indian, or Malabar, kino Pterocarpus marsupium , and rosewood Dalbergia latifolia are well known. Air pollution levels can also be alarmingly high in Delhi and other urban areas during this period. Once the dry northeast monsoon begins in September, most precipitation in India falls on Tamil Nadu, leaving other states comparatively dry. Uttar Pradesh n Uttar Pradesh n Plain of West Uttar Pradesh n Hills of West Uttar Pradesh 1,025 896 1,667 14. The Hot Season is a fairly good time to visit however, the Cool Season has clear air and is better for photography and views, despite the very cold nights. The two Himalayan states in the east, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh, receive substantial snowfall.
The is protected at and in Assam. If severe climate changes occurs, Bangladesh and parts of India that border it may lose vast tracts of coastal land. Average daily maximum temperatures range between 28 and 34 °C 82 and 93 °F. Zones overlap considerably, and there are wide transitional bands. Other dangers include frequent summer dust storms, which usually track from north to south; they cause extensive property damage in North India and deposit large amounts of dust from arid regions. During the season streams and natural springs are replenished. It is even called the queen of Maharashtra.
New Delhi The capital of India, , is at the edge of the area, since it receives 800 mm 31. These two winds systems usually come together in the vicinity of the Khasi Hills. In the winter months it receives the northeast monsoon showers that travel down the valley. In Trivandrum, the southern tip of Kerala, the rains are less abundant, amounting to 1,700 mm 67 in per year, but the rainy season is very long: as early as in April, 110 mm 4. Many other species are noteworthy, some because of special ecological they occupy. The mainly nonmigratory kingfisher, living close to water bodies, is considered sacred in many areas.
The 30-40 kilometers long Palakkad Gap acts as a corridor between Palakkad District andCoimbatore District of Tamil Nadu. In southern India, towards the tip of the continent, cyclones can penetrate inland and pass from sea to sea; in the eastern part, they may penetrate for a few hundred kilometers along a trajectory that goes from the south-east to the north-west; in the north-west, they may affect the coast of Gujarat. The Himalayas work as a barrier to the frigid katabatic winds, which blow down from Central Asia. Rhododendrons are common at 12,000 feet 3,700 metres , above which occasional junipers and alpine meadows are encountered. The latter secretes a sticky, resinous material called lac, from which shellac and a red dye are produced. You have places as cold as Leh in the North and as humid as Chennai in the South. This may have contributed to the global , which caused India to experience significantly reduced.
The south-west monsoons brought the most rainfall in this region measuring about 360 millimeters, while the post-monsoon months received the least rainfall in the year. There is less rain in the leeward side of the mountains whereas heavy rainfall is received by the well exposed slopes. During these seasons, strong variations in temperature takes place in the country. It is not surprising to find that the heaviest rainfalls occur when the winds blow directly on the Khasi Hills. Although here winter is not too cold, November is preferable because it's milder.
Tropical evergreen and mixed evergreen-deciduous forests generally occupy areas with more than 80 inches 2,000 mm of rainfall per year, mainly in upper , the Western especially in Kerala , parts of Odisha, and the. If you are thinking of visiting Delhi then best to visit the capital in October, November, February and March. Therefore, in this southernmost part of the west coast, the retreating monsoon is partly felt as well. Moisture laden sweep the country bringing heavy rains and thunderstorms; sometimes these monsoon rains can be very heavy, causing floodings and damage, especially along the big Rivers of India, Bramaputhra and Ganges. Apparently, the winds that are trapped in the valley at night begin their upward ascent only after they are warmed during the day. The west coast is very rainy because not far in the east there's a mountain range called Western Ghats, which forces the ascent of the moist air coming from the sea. However, from March to June temperatures can soar above average, making the hot season unbearable and the hazy, dust-laden air can hamper views.
They are more common in the Bay of Bengal than in the Arabian Sea, but they are also possible in the latter. The unexplored hill station lies in the Sahayadri Hills of Western India and home to unique flora and fauna with incredibly high rainfall with numerous waterfalls and mist during the monsoons. During the season, July to September, monsoon rains sweep across the country with daily torrential downpours and a high possibility of flooding, making travel difficult. Best time to visit: The Cool Season and the beginning of the Hot Season October to February are the best times to visit when the weather is pleasant with minimal rainfall in most places. Before this, the highest reliable temperature reading was 50.
Hyderabad - Sunshine Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Hours 10 10 9 10 10 6 5 5 6 8 9 9 Going further south, in Anantapur, still in Andhra Pradesh, the temperature starts to rise even earlier, in fact, already in February, the maximum temperature rises to around 33 °C 91 °F. Severe landslides and floods are projected to become increasingly common in such states as Assam. Atmospheric moisture is largely prevented from precipitating due to continuous and other factors. Other notable birds in India include the Indian crane, commonly known as the sarus Grus antigone ; a large gray bird with crimson legs, the sarus stands as tall as a human. Further south, in Bengal, Calcutta, and Orissa along the northern edge of the Bay of Bengal, the Monsoon Season suffers a large amount of rain and flooding is common. This is an area which receives the monsoon rains for a short period, from late June or early July to mid-September, and with moderate rains. Rainfall Records Of The World Rank Record Continent Place Highest rainfall inches 1 Highest average annual rainfall Asia Mawsynram, India 467.