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Annual Average Weather for India

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 31.5°C (88.8°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 28.3°C (82.9°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day. Annually there are on average 9.1 days of rain per month and 7.8 hours of sun per day.

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When is the best time to visit India?

The best months to visit India are January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The sea is best for swimming between March and November when the sea temperature is above the average 28°C (83°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Can you sunbathe in India year round?

Yes, you can sunbathe in India all year round.

The coolest month in India is January when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F).

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Can you swim in India year round?

Yes, you can swim in India all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in India are found in April when they peak at 30°C (85°F) and lowest in January when they dip to 27°C (81°F).

The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

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When is the hottest month in India?

The hottest month in India is April when the average maximum temperature is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days 35°C (94°F), average temperature is 30°C (86°F) and average minimum temperature is 26°C (79°F).

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When is the coldest month in India?

The coolest month in India is January when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F).

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When is the sunniest month in India?

The sunniest days in India are in February which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In February the sunshine percentage is 81.3% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.5hrs making the days long and bright.

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When is the least sunny month in India?

July has the least sunshine. In July the sunshine percentage is 43.1% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the driest month in India?

The driest month in India is February with 0.3cm (0.1inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 0.5 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in India?

The wettest month in India is July with 89.8cm (35.4inches) of rain and the most days of rain with 25 days with some rain, a very wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the sea the coldest in India?

The coldest sea water temperatures in India are found in January when they dip to 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

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When is the sea the warmest in India?

The warmest sea water temperatures in India are found in April when they peak at 30°C (85°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

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When is the most humid month in India?

The most humid month in India is June with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (76°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

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When is the least humid month in India?

The least humid month in India is January with a dew point of 20°C (68°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.

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When is the windiest month in India?

The most windy month in India is July when the average maximum windspeed is 20KM/H (12MPH) and the average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH).

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Annual Temperature for India

The hottest month in India is April when the average maximum temperature is 35°C (94°F), average temperature is 30°C (86°F) and average minimum temperature is 26°C (79°F).

The coolest month in India is January when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (31°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 22°C (72°F).

Annual Sunshine for India

The longest days in India are in June, with an average of 12.9 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 11.3 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in India are in February which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 81.3% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.5hrs making the days long and bright.

July has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 43.1% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in April when it reaches 14.4 and lowest in December when it reaches 9.5.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for India

The warmest sea water temperatures in India are found in April when they peak at 30°C (85°F) and lowest in January when they dip to 27°C (81°F).

The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Annual Rainfall for India

The wettest month in India is July with 89.8cm (35.4inches) of rain and the most days of rain with 25 days with some rain, a very wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in India is February with 0.3cm (0.1inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 0.5 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for India

The most humid month in India is June with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (76°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in India is January with a dew point of 20°C (68°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.

Annual Wind Speed for India

The most windy month in India is July when the average maximum windspeed is 20KM/H (12MPH) and the average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH).

The least windy month in India is November when the average maximum windspeed is 13KM/H (8MPH) and the average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH).

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