Unless you are used to extremely hot and dry weather, Ahmedabad is not meant for you in the summers. The sun is scorching during the days and the temperature is as high as 43 - 47° celsius. The monsoons are a huge relief from the hot summers, the climate is humid with an average rainfall of 93.2 cm. Although, often heavy torrential rains cause the river Sabarmati to flood. The winter season has a pleasant temperature range from 5 - 20° celsius. Considering the weather conditions, the best time to visit Ahmedabad would be during the winters.
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The International Kite Festival is among the most prominent festivals that are celebrated in this State. Ahmedabad, where the main event takes place, becomes an abode for visitors from all over the world. During the week leading up to the International Kite Festival, the local markets are flooded with numerous kite buyers and kite sellers. The most popular kite market is the Patang Bazaar, which stays open for 24 hours a day during this festival.