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India sunindex: the best time to travel to India
India is one of the most popular destinations in Asia. Tourists have various reasons for choosing India as their traveling destination. Many people roam around India for several weeks to get to learn the rich culture of India. The colorful society is so unique that it is interesting to learn about the culture of this large country. How about the Carnatic music and especially the Hindu music which plays a large role in the daily lives of the locals. The film industry is also very unique. With Bollywood India has the largest film industry in the world. Even in Hollywood fewer films are made than in India. If you travel to India for a winter sun holiday you will experience a mixture of culture, nature, beautiful beaches and a very pleasant climate. Especially the southwestern part of the country gets many hours of sunshine and pleasant temperatures.
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India climate & weather
Do you want to know all about the climate in India? Learn about the temperatures, the number of sunny hours, chance of frost, chance of hurricanes, chance of rain and precipitation averages at the awarded climate and weather site:
the climate of India


Sunny holidays in India
Based on long term average figures, the weather of the past few years and extremes that have been recorded where temperatures, precipitation figures and storms are concerned we are able to give an indication as to the suitability of this particular location as a summer weather destination.

The figures below are an average for India. Please, note that local deviations may occur.

 The weather in India
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sea water
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time to travel
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chance of
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Explanation of symbols
January 31 20 10 28     - more sunny symbols = better summer weather (maximum of 5)
- red sunny symbols = high chances of hot or muggy weather

= chances of precipitation
 (0 - 4, higher number of cloudy symbols, higher chance of precipitation)

= the risk of tropical storms
(0 - 3, higher number of symbols, higher risk)
February 31 21 10 28    
March 32 23 9 28    
April 33 25 10 29    
May 32 26 9 30  
June 30 25 5 29  
July 29 24 4 28
August 28 24 4 28
September 29 24 6 28
October 31 23 8 29
November 32 22 9 29    
December 32 21 10 28    
The weather in India
During the winter it is colder in the interior and precipitation figures may be higher here. From April the opposite occurs and it may already get very hot in the interior. In several parts of India the monsoon starts in April.
India climate information

Popular destinations in India
The most popular winter sun destination in India is the Goa province. The wide beaches that can be found here are a very nice place to spend the winter on.
If you really want to explore India you can choose between several different places of interest and excursions. Many suggestions for excursions can be found on the internet and in travel guides.

Trivia & strange facts
- India is a former British colony. Because of this they still drive on the left and tea is the national
- India has a caste system. In this system people are divided into social classes.
- Tap water is undrinkable in India
- The Taj Mahal is one of the modern wonders of the world.
- Poverty is a structural problem in India as well as overpopulation in the large cities.
- The Indian cuisine is dominated by herb mixtures and rice.
- India has 21 official languages and more than 800 dialects.

More about India?
The following sites are specialized in providing India information:
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