The best times to visit Purnia for ideal weather are

November 19th to March 11th

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


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Weather in Purnia

Temperature

Average temperatures in Purnia vary greatly. 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 somewhat temperate — in the 41st 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 Purnia, the hottest months are July, May, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid May where highs are regularly around 96.4°F (35.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.6°F (24.2°C) at night.

Purnia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Purnia 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.

Purnia Perceived Temperature (F)

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Purnia Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Purnia 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)
Jan73.462.350.7
Feb77.967.553.4
Mar86.776.661.7
Apr93.284.469.8
May93.48675.3
Jun92.185.777.4
Jul92.586.279.3
Aug91.28578.4
Sep91.284.377.1
Oct90.181.970.8
Nov85.373.960.8
Dec76.165.752.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan2316.810.4
Feb25.519.711.9
Mar30.424.816.5
Apr3429.121
May34.13024.1
Jun33.429.825.2
Jul33.630.126.3
Aug32.929.425.8
Sep32.929.125.1
Oct32.327.721.6
Nov29.623.316
Dec24.518.711.4


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Purnia are January, October, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Purnia? 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 Purnia.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan0%00
Feb6%00.6
Mar10%04.4
Apr2%01.3
May20%04.6
Jun47%08.7
Jul33%05.4
Aug34%07.4
Sep25%09.1
Oct0%00
Nov4%00.9
Dec0%00

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb601.5
Mar10011.2
Apr203.3
May20011.7
Jun47022.1
Jul33013.7
Aug34018.8
Sep25023.1
Oct000
Nov402.3
Dec000

 

Humidity and Wind

Purnia has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (79.4%).

Wind in Purnia is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 8.6 knots (9.9 MPH or 15.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May where average top sustained speeds reach 16.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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
Jan3.3Barely noticeable6.9Light breeze
Feb3.9Barely noticeable8.2Gentle breeze
Mar5.8Light breeze10.5Light breeze
Apr6.9Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
May8.6Gentle breeze13.2Light breeze
Jun7.3Gentle breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Jul6.5Light breeze10.5Light breeze
Aug4.5Light breeze7.1Gentle breeze
Sep4.1Light breeze7.2Light breeze
Oct2Barely noticeable5.1Light breeze
Nov1.6Barely noticeable4.1Light breeze
Dec2.3Barely noticeable5.5Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan72%
Feb63.8%
Mar55%
Apr51.5%
May62.4%
Jun74.9%
Jul75.2%
Aug79.4%
Sep78.7%
Oct69.2%
Nov66.7%
Dec72.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Purnia?

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 Purnia, India is August, followed by November and April. 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 Purnia in March. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 30.3 in March means 30.3% of the tourists vs. August.


Overall Purnia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 96.4°F (35.8°C) and 81.2°F (27.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 10 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Purnia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.4°F (34.1°C) and 81.1°F (27.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Purnia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 72°F (22.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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