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Rajkot Weather And Best Time To Visit Rajkot
Rajkot has a semi-arid climate. The city has three major seasons: Summer, Monsoon, and Winter. The climate during the summer is hot and dry. It receives a good amount of rainfall during the monsoon season. The winter period is the best time to visit the city as the climate is most amazing and pleasant. Let’s dig deep and learn more about the weather of Rajkot in different seasons.
Summer (March- June)
Summers of Rajkot are extremely hot and dry. The season usually starts from the mid of March and spans till mid of June. The temperature slowly increases and reaches its peak between May and June. It can get as high as 43 °C. This is when the life in Rajkot becomes difficult especially during the day because of unbearable heat. This obviously makes sightseeing a difficult task. So during this time, the number of travelers to this city is pretty low. However, due to school and college vacation during summer, people still visit Rajkot and its neighboring region despite tough conditions.
Temperature range: Minimum 28 °C and a maximum of 42 °C
Monsoon (July - October)
The tormenting season of scorching heat and dryness ends when the south-west monsoon clouds hover over Rajkot and start pouring. The monsoon season begins from the mid of June and lasts till September and occasionally till the start of October. Although the temperature reduces during this time, humidity remains until it rains for weeks. On average, Rajkot receives about 590 mm of rainfall annually. In July and August, the city experiences heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning. Sightseeing in monsoon becomes amazingly beautiful and people generally avoid traveling when it rains heavily in July and August.
Temperature range: Minimum 26°C and a maximum of 32°C
Winter (November - February)
Winter is the most pleasant time to visit Rajkot. In fact, it is the best time to visit anywhere in Gujarat and India. The winter season starts from the month of November and remains until February. Everything in Rajkot comes alive during this time, including tourism. People flock in from all parts of the country to visit some amazing places the city has to offer. Occasionally, the weather in winters gets extreme and the temperature gets as low as 2 °C. But the whole winter season is pleasant. To be on the safe side, carry woolen wear to avoid any discomfort because of the cold weather.
Temperature range: Minimum 10 °C and a maximum of 22 °C