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New Delhi Climate & Temperature

  • New Delhi, India is at 2834'N, 7712'E, 216 m (709 ft). See map.
  • New Delhi has a humid subtropical hot summer climate that is mild with dry winters, hot humid summers and moderate seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cwa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification New Delhi is situated in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 25.1 degrees Celsius (77.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.1 °C (34.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. New Delhi Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 22.5°C (72.4°F) on average falling to 8.7°C (47.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 34.8°C (94.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 20.9°C (69.7°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 35.7°C (96.3°F) and average low temperatures are 27°C (80.5°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 31.8°C (89.3°F) during the day and lows of 19.2°C (66.5°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 790 mm (31.1 inches) which is equivalent to 790 Litres/m (19.38 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2856 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from New Delhi you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Isla De Pascua-Mataveri, Chile where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

New Delhi Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (70) 24 (74) 29 (85) 36 (97) 39 (103) 39 (102) 35 (94) 34 (92) 34 (94) 33 (91) 28 (83) 23 (73) 31 (88)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (58) 17 (62) 22 (72) 29 (84) 33 (91) 33 (92) 31 (87) 30 (86) 30 (85) 26 (79) 21 (69) 16 (60) 25 (77)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 10 (50) 15 (60) 22 (71) 26 (79) 28 (82) 27 (80) 26 (79) 25 (76) 20 (67) 13 (56) 9 (47) 19 (66)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 19 (1) 20 (1) 15 (1) 21 (1) 25 (1) 70 (3) 237 (9) 235 (9) 113 (4) 17 (1) 9 (0) 9 (0) 790 (31)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 3 (10) 3 (11) 3 (10) 1 (3) 3 (10) 5 (17) 14 (45) 14 (45) 7 (23) 2 (6) 1 (3) 1 (3) 57 (16)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 7h 36' 8h 38' 7h 48' 9h 12' 8h 05' 6h 24' 5h 36' 6h 11' 7h 30' 9h 23' 9h 30' 8h 00' 7h 49'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 31' 11h 07' 11h 56' 12h 48' 13h 32' 13h 54' 13h 44' 13h 07' 12h 16' 11h 24' 10h 41' 10h 20' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 73 (27) 79 (21) 66 (34) 72 (28) 60 (40) 46 (54) 41 (59) 48 (52) 62 (38) 83 (17) 90 (10) 78 (22) 65 (35)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 41.5 50.7 61.6 73.3 81.6 84.8 81.8 73.5 62.1 50.6 41.4 38 61.7

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