Climate

The climate is humid subtropical type with three distinct seasons namely, the summer from March to May, rainy season from June to October and winter season from November to February.

The main characteristics of humid subtropical climates are long and very hot summers that starts from mid-April and peaks in May. Winters are relatively short, dry, mild and often foggy. Within a year, usually most of the rainfall is received during the summer months and winters remain dry due to the land derived winter winds.

During rainy season, heavy rains are received almost on daily basis. Though the temperature declines during the monsoon season, the humidity increases leading to hot and humid conditions. Temperature data for the period 1972-2002 indicates that the maximum temperature which may go up to 40o Celsius is recorded during July, August months and the minimum temperature of 6o celsius is observed in January.