Geography & climate

The northern part of Nagpur district is surrounded by Chindwada and Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh and it is Bhandara district on the east. South and West are respectively Chandrapur and Wardha districts. So, some part of the northwest is covered by Amravati district.
There are natural and highly constructed ponds in Nagpur district. Ambajari Lake is the largest in this area. Other natural ponds include Gorewada and Telangkhedi lake. The Sonegaon and Gandhisagar talukas are man-made and the historical rulers of the city have created them. Nag river, Pili river and some nalla are the natural ways of carrying water from the sewage to the city. Nagpur is known as a green city. Nagpur has been recognized as the second most green and cleanest city in India after Chhattisgarh. Nagpur city is rich in natural resources. Along with the agriculture sector, soyabeen, jowar and mineral wealth are rich in district. Nagpur is the largest producer of vegetables and grasses in Nagpur district. Besides, there are large reserves of Manganese in this district.

Weather

The city of Nagpur, in the middle of the Bay of Bengal and the Indian diaspora that runs away from the Arabian Sea, is in its wet and dry conditions. The city has dry weather for most of the year. During the monsoon of June to September, Nagpur has 1205 mm of rain. On July 14, 1994, the city had recorded a record rainfall of 304 mm on the same day. They are equally warm during the summer of March to June. May is the highest temperature in May. November to January is the period of winter. In winter the temperatures below 10 degrees are below. On May 29, 2012, the city recorded 48.6 degrees Celsius and the lowest temperature was 3.9 degree Celsius in 1937.

Nagpur district has an average annual rainfall of 1064.1 mm. In Umred, Kuhiy and Bhivapur tehsil, the maximum rainfall occurs, whereas in the district of Katol and Narkhed Tahsil, less rainfall occurs compared to other tehsils of the district.

Nagpur – Climate chart (explanation)

 

J F M A M J J A S O N D
10 12 18 13 16 172 304 292 194 51 12 17
31 34 38 42 45 40 34 32 34 35 32 30
10 13 17 22 24 26 22 22 21 18 13 10
सरासरी कमाल आणि किमान मध्ये तापमान °C Precipitation totals in mm Source: World Weather Information Service
J F M A M J J A S O N D
0.4 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.6 6.8 12 11 7.6 2 0.5 0.7
87 93 101 108 112 104 92 90 93 94 90 86
51 55 63 71 79 76 72 71 70 64 55 50
Average max. and min. temperatures in °F
Precipitation totals in inches

Climate data for Nagpur

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 34.1
(93.4)
37.6
(99.7)
41.4
(106.5)
45.8
(114.4)
47.1
(116.8)
46.4
(115.5)
38.5
(101.3)
35.8
(96.4)
38.0
(100.4)
37.1
(98.8)
35.4
(95.7)
33.5
(92.3)
47.1
(116.8) s
Average high °C (°F) 28.7 (83.7) 31.2 (88.2) 36.2 (97.2) 40.7 (105.3) 42.4 (108.3) 37.5 (99.5) 31.6 (88.9) 30.5 (86.9) 32.3 (90.1) 32.7 (90.9) 30.4 (86.7) 28.1 (82.6) 33.53 (92.35)
Daily mean °C (°F) 20.8 (69.4) 23.2 (73.8) 27.7 (81.9) 32.5 (90.5) 35.1 (95.2) 31.9 (89.4) 27.9 (82.2) 27.1 (80.8) 27.7 (81.9) 26.4 (79.5) 23.0 (73.4) 20.4 (68.7) 26.98 (80.56)
Average low °C (°F) 12.9 (55.2) 15.1 (59.2) 19.2 (66.6) 24.3 (75.7) 27.8 (82.0) 26.3 (79.3) 24.1 (75.4) 23.6 (74.5) 23.1 (73.6) 20.0 (68.0) 15.5 (59.9) 12.6 (54.7) 20.38 (68.68)
Record low °C (°F) 6.3 (43.3) 7.9 (46.2) 9.9 (49.8) 17.3 (63.1) 20.6 (69.1) 20.8 (69.4) 19.3 (66.7) 20.5 (68.9) 16.4 (61.5) 12.4 (54.3) 6.8 (44.2) 5.5 (41.9) 5.5 (41.9)
Precipitation mm (inches) 16 (0.63) 22 (0.87) 15 (0.59) 8 (0.31) 18 (0.71) 168 (6.61) 290 (11.42) 291 (11.46) 157 (6.18) 73 (2.87) 17 (0.67) 19 (0.75) 1,094 (43.07)
% humidity 54 43 30 24 27 55 77 80 74 61 55 56 53
Avg. rainy days 1.8 2.2 1.9 1.2 2.9 11.4 17.5 16.5 10.4 4.0 1.3 1.1 72.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 272.0 268.3 287.6 290.8 293.8 186.6 115.4 116.7 182.5 260.4 264.1 268.8 2,807
Source: NOAA (1971-1990)