The best times to visit Central Delhi for ideal weather are

January 22nd to April 1st

or

October 15th to December 23rd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Central Delhi Travel Info

Weather in Central Delhi

Temperature

Average temperatures in Central Delhi vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Central Delhi, the hottest months are June, May, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 105.2°F (40.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 82.3°F (27.9°C) at night.

Central Delhi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Central Delhi Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Central Delhi Perceived Temperature (F)

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Central Delhi Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Central Delhi Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan68.655.545.6
Feb76.562.851.4
Mar87.973.761
Apr98.484.570.8
May104.29178.4
Jun10392.282.1
Jul97.188.281
Aug94.586.379.9
Sep94.184.677
Oct92.278.567.6
Nov83.167.656.1
Dec73.858.847.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan20.313.17.6
Feb24.717.110.8
Mar31.123.216.1
Apr36.929.221.6
May40.132.825.8
Jun39.433.427.8
Jul36.231.227.2
Aug34.730.226.6
Sep34.529.225
Oct33.425.819.8
Nov28.419.813.4
Dec23.214.98.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Central Delhi are December, October, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.

When can you find snow in Central Delhi? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Central Delhi.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Central Delhi (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan4%00.4
Feb10%01.4
Mar6%00.9
Apr4%00.5
May10%01.7
Jun16%02.7
Jul29%06.4
Aug36%010.7
Sep22%05.5
Oct2%00.4
Nov2%00.2
Dec1%00.1

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan401
Feb1003.6
Mar602.3
Apr401.3
May1004.3
Jun1606.9
Jul29016.3
Aug36027.2
Sep22014
Oct201
Nov200.5
Dec100.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Central Delhi has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (33.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (72.5%).

Wind in Central Delhi is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and April. June’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.5 MPH or 8.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 11.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Central Delhi.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan2.7Barely noticeable6.9Light breeze
Feb3.3Barely noticeable8.4Gentle breeze
Mar3.8Barely noticeable8.9Light breeze
Apr4.1Light breeze10Gentle breeze
May4.3Light breeze10.4Light breeze
Jun4.8Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
Jul3.8Barely noticeable8.2Light breeze
Aug3.2Barely noticeable7.9Gentle breeze
Sep3Barely noticeable7.7Light breeze
Oct1.7Barely noticeable6.1Light breeze
Nov1.3Barely noticeable5.4Light breeze
Dec2Barely noticeable6.3Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan68.2%
Feb59.8%
Mar49.2%
Apr33.2%
May33.4%
Jun46.8%
Jul68%
Aug72.5%
Sep66.5%
Oct55.7%
Nov60.5%
Dec64%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Central Delhi?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for India; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 19, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Central Delhi, India is December, followed by June and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Central Delhi in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 78.1 in October means 78.1% of the tourists vs. December.

 

 

Overall Central Delhi Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 105.1°F (40.6°C) and 81.1°F (27.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Central Delhi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 95.3°F (35.2°C) and 80.3°F (26.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 7 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Central Delhi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.1°F (27.3°C) and 64.7°F (18.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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