A major part of India is hot and tropical with variations
from region to region. Coolest weather lasts from November
to mid-March, with cool, fresh mornings and evenings and dry,
sunny days. Between April and June are the killer summersn
of the plains. Monsoon rains occur in most regions in summer
between June and September.
Srinagar is best from March to October. July to August can
be unpleasant; cold and damp in winter. Shimla is higher and
therefore colder. Places like Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Manali
are covered under several feet of snow (December to March)
and temperatures in Ladakh can be extremly cold. The road
to Leh is open from June to October.
Lightweight to medium weights from March to October. Warmer
wear for winter. Weather can change rapidly in mountains and
it is therefore important to be suitably equipped.
Extreme climate, warm inland from April to mid-June falling
to almost freezing at night in winter, between November and
February. Summers hot with monsoons between June and September.
Required clothing: Lightweight cottons and linens in summer
with warmer clothes in winter and on cooler evenings. Waterproofing
essential during monsoons.
Madhya Pradesh State escapes worst of hot season but monsoons
are heavy between July and September. Temperatures fall at
night during winter. Required clothing: Lightweights most
of the year with warmer clothes during evenings particularly
in winter. Waterproofing during monsoon rains.
November to February is most comfortable, although evenings
can be cold Summers can be extremely hot with monsoon rainfall
between mid-June and mid-September.
Lightweight cottons and linen most of the year with warmer
clothes for cooler winter and waterproofing essential in monsoon.
The most pleasant weather is from November to March. Monsoon
rains between late April and July. Summer temperatures hot
as high as Northern India although humidity is extreme. Cooling
breezes on coast . Inland, Mysore and Bijapur have pleasant
climates with relatively low rainfall.