Best Time To Visit Aurangabad

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What is the best time to visit Aurangabad?

November to February, during the winters, is the best time to visit Aurangabad. Winters are pleasant with clear skies and cold temperature, making it a lovely holidaying experience. Since most of the tourist attractions in the city are located outdoors, it is best to avoid the monsoons as it severely restricts sightseeing activities.

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Monthly Weather in Aurangabad

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 14 29
February 17 33
March 21 35
April 25 39
May 27 40
June 24 34
July 23 28
August 23 29
September 23 30
October 20 31
November 14 31
December 13 30

Aurangabad in Winter (November - February)

November to February are the winter months in this region, and the climate is most suitable for tourism during this time. The temperature ranges between 10 and 25 degrees Celcius and the weather is dry. Winters are quite chilly in Aurangabad as the temperature drops significantly. Large number of tourists prefer visiting the city during this season to spend some quality time. Since the temperature scoops down swiftly right after sunset, carrying light warm clothes is advisable. The full-fledged winter season continues into the month of January. The moderate climate offered by Aurangabad is idyllic for exploring the historical monuments. The well-lit days are appropriate for visiting the various monuments in Aurangabad - Ajanta and Ellora, and Bibi-Ka-Maqbara being the most famous ones. This period offers a good opportunity to carry out city expeditions and other outdoors activities, making it an ideal time for a visit.
Ellora caves, winter, Aurangabad
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Monsoons in Aurangabad are short and sporadic since this region does not see much rainfall. On an average, the monsoon lasts from July to September and temperature is in the range of 20 to 25 degrees Celcius. The monsoon season in the region is always cloudy, and it stays static for many days at a stretch. This city receives about 700 mm of rainfall annually. The temperature comes down to a comfortable level, but the weather is not pleasant for tourism as the presence of high humidity makes the climate sultry and inappropriate for going on city tours.

However, the scenic beauty of Aurangabad is at its best during monsoons. The stifling weather prevents the tourists from indulging in outdoor activities. Nonetheless, the gushing water bodies and the scenic views of lush green terrains are something not to be missed, especially for rain lovers. The month of October brings the post-monsoon season into Aurangabad, welcoming clear skies, plentiful sunshine and cool breeze. It is one of the best times to travel across the city to explore its scenic beauty and other nearby attractions. Keep an eye out for the holiday packages during this month to capture the true essence of this historical city.
Monsoon season, aurangabad
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Like the rest of central India, summers here last from March to June, and it can get sweltering during this time. The weather is dry and sunny, and there is frequent water shortage due to droughts. Each year, the temperature rises to about 43 degrees Celcius and heat waves as well as hot winds are common. Tourists are recommended to avoid this season mainly because of the lack of availability of water.
Summer afternoon, aurangabad
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