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Seasons

  • Winter Season:

January and February

  • Summer Season:

March to May

    • Rainy Season:

June to September

  • Post monsoon Season:

October to December


The state of Maharashtra delivers typical monsoon like climate with rainy, cold and hot weather conditions. The entire state is covered with tropical climatic condition including the hilly regions which doesn’t carry extreme cold climate. Frost, hail and dew may occur occasionally depending on the seasonal weather.

Winter Season

Winter Season is also referred as the cold weather tenure. Major parts of India represent cold climate during January and February. There will be significant decrease in the distribution of temperature from southern part towards northern region. Average temperature in north India during winter season ranges between 10 and 15 degree. The average temperature in south India is between 21 and 28 degree. Weather during winter season is dry, pleasant and cool with dew fall in morning. This season is usually without rain except some drizzles occasionally.

Summer Season

Summer season is also referred as pre-monsoon season/hot weather period. The characteristic feature of this climate is high temperature. Northern regions of India carry high temperature compared to southern India. Summer season prevails from March to May. Weather condition steadily increases from initial days of March. The hottest months in a year are April and May. Average temperature during this season is 30-40 degree C. Presence of any rainfall during this climate is mainly deployed for cultivation preparation. Hot wind prevails during this time occasionally accompanied with dust storms. Rarely, these dust storms are problematic because of their high intensity for significant tenure.

Rainy Season

Rainy season is also referred as south west monsoon. Approximately 60 to 75 % of the total rainfall of the year will be obtained during this season. The climatic condition during this season is humid and warm with bright shining sun other than rainy days. Wind movement’s results in monsoon or rainy season. Wind movements occur because of difference in the air pressure. During summer season, sun heats up large mass of land in the southern and central Asia resulting in the rise of warm air. This in turn results in suction and moist air all over the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal from south-west direction. This ends up in south-west monsoon.

Post Rainy Season

Post Rainy Season is also referred as North-East monsoon or Post monsoon season. This season delivers 13 to 33% of the annual rainfall. Temperature of this post rainy season remains hot till the middle of October and after that, it starts decreasing rapidly. October to December is the post rainy season tenure in our country.

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