Weather Of Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Climate: Dry Sub-Humid
Annual Rainfall: 2000 to 3000 mm
The Dadra and Nagar Haveli Weather are quite similar to the climatic conditions prevalent in western parts of India. The summers in the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli are marked by warm and humid days. During the nights there is very little or virtually no alteration in the temperature. During the Monsoons months, which stretches from the month of June to September the weather stays equally humid but the temperature becomes less severe. The South West Monsoon winds brings significant amount of rainfall in the region of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and the union territory is often referred to as the “Cherrapunji” of the West India. During the winters Dadra and Nagar Haveli Weather becomes very pleasurable and this region enjoys a pleasant climatic condition from the month of November to March. To know more about the overall climatic condition and the geographical location of the area go through the following lines.
Overall Climatic Condition
During the summers the climate of the region is warm and humid when the maximum temperature can rise as high as 41ºC. During the Winters that last from November till March the temperature falls down significantly and ranges between 14ºC to 29ºC. The ideal months to visit this union territory are from November to March.
The south west monsoon during the months from June to September brings overwhelming rains to the territory. During the monsoons that stretch from the months of June to September the climate is equally humid but the temperature goes down to an extent. During the monsoons the region experiences an abundant rainfall that ranges from 250 centimeters to 300 centimeters.
Location: 20° 50′ N – 20° 25′ N latitude & 72° 50′- 73°15′ E longitude.
- The union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli stretch across an area of 491 square kilometers (190 sq. mi), which is equivalent to the Philippines’ Biliary Island. Most of the geographical area consists of hilly terrain especially towards the north east and east where the area is surrounded by the ranges of Sahyadri Mountains (Western Ghats).
- The Daman Ganga River which flows across the territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is the reason behind the fertility of the soil in the region. Both the towns of Dadra and Silvassa stand on the north bank of this river. The Western Ghats range rises to the east, and the foothills of the range occupy the eastern part of this land.
- The central region of the land is somewhat plain where the soil is fertile and rich. The river Damanganga rises in the Ghat about 64 km away from the western coast and merges into the Arabian Sea at the port of Daman. Near about 53% of the land is covered by thick forests. However the reserved forest area stretches to about 20,359 hectares (50,310 acres) in this territory which amounts to around 40% of the total geographical area. With its bio-diversity this land offers an ideal habitat for a wide variety of birds and animals.
As Dadra and Nagar Haveli being lies in a close proximity to the sea the area enjoys a pleasant and moderate temperature all-round the year. Though it can be somewhat warm and humid during the summers, but it is not as hot as tropical India and thus offers a welcoming change. The south west monsoon brings much rain in the area during the monsoons.