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Home » India Travel » Maharashtra » Seasons
 
Maharashtra - Seasons
 
 
Climate of Maharashtra
 

Maharashtra is situated in the western part of India and this location has accorded the state with a tropical monsoon type of climate. Thus, the main season experienced by it comprise of hot, rainy and cold i.e. summer season, monsoon season and winter season.

  Summer
  Summer season in Maharashtra sets somewhere around the month of March and till May, the temperatures are at their highest. However, the occasional thunderstorms are what bring relief from the scorching sun. During this time, the average temperature remains in the range of 22 deg C to 40 deg C.

 
Winters
  In the month of October, the weather in Maharashtra is quite pleasant. It is around November that the chill starts setting in. Till February, the state experiences winter season, characterized by clear skies, gentle breezes and pleasant weather. The usual temperature around this time is somewhere between 12 deg C to 25 deg C.

  Monsoon
 

The areas in and around Maharashtra usually experience the onset of monsoon before the northern cities. By the first week of June, monsoon arrives in the city and starts retreating somewhere in the month of September. However, the maximum rainfall is received by the state in July, followed by August.

 
Best Time To Visit Maharashtra
 
Best Time to Visit: October to February
  By this time, the summer season is far behind and even monsoons have already poured themselves like cats and dogs. So, you will neither have to worry about the scorching heat of the sun nor about the sticky humidity that is the usual after-effect of rains. By October, the climate is very pleasant, making it the ideal time to visit the state. By the end of November, winters set in and last somewhere around mid-February.

 
HOW TO GET THERE
  Maharashtra has two airports that serve as convenient points of entry for the tourists coming from India and abroad. These are namely Sahar International Airport and Santa Cruz Domestic Airport. A large number of private and government run airlines operate from the twin airports.

There are super fast trains that are a bit expensive but run very fast and are well equipped will all the modern facilities such as cafeteria, AC coach, comfortable seats and last but not least the dining facility. Railway stations are located nearby almost every major tourist attraction destination.

 
GETTING AROUND
  Maharashtra has a vast network of roads. There are plenty of State and National highways that have made the road transportation quite popular. It is pretty easy to reach all parts of Maharashtra by roadways. The service of the intra city buses is excellent.
Taxis are readily available at airports, and are economical around town. Tourist can travel by car which can be easily available on rental basis.


   

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