India is a vast country and therefore it is not surprising
to learn that it is characterized by many culture types. Speaking
of the culture in North India, we are sure to come across
many interesting variations while touring the region.
Summers in North India last from March to July and are quite
warm. The temperature starts rising rapidly as the vertical
rays of the sun reach the Tropic of Cancer. May is the hottest
month in north India when the maximum temperature rises up
to more than 40° C.
Monsoon in north India arrives around June and brings in
the much-needed relief from the immense heat. However, the
monsoon season is a very bad time to tour North India. Wildlife
enthusiasts should be warned in advance that the most of the
wildlife sanctuaries and parks remain closed during monsoons.
Speaking of winter in north India, the temperature gradually
starts falling after September as the vertical rays of the
sun move to the south of the equator. In fact, this is one
of the best times to travel to North India. It really gets
very cold during the months of December and January when the
temperature hovers around freezing point in many parts of
Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and the areas around Delhi. Meanwhile,
states like Kashmir receive significant snowfall during the
It is always advisable to have a good knowledge about the
climate in North India as you prepare to tour the region.
This would really prove to be very useful, keeping in mind
the variations you are sure to encounter.