Patna Weather

Patna climate is categorized as a humid subtropical climate. The city experiences extremely hot summers between March and June, from late June to late September is the monsoon season. And freezing winter is between late October and early February. 46.6°C (115.9°F) and 0.0°C (32°F) are the highest and lowest temperatures respectively ever recorded. In 1997, the city has experienced the highest ever rainfall up to 204.5 mm. May is the hottest month while December and January are the coolest months.

Winter season, specifically from October to February, is considered as the best season to visit Patna. As Patna temperature during these months remains low and suitable, also there is no chance of rainfall. Many of the famous festivals are celebrated during these months. This ancient city of Patna has many shades and we can explore all of them easily during these months.

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Patna Climate - Seasons & Travel Advice


Winter (October to next January)

The cold Patna weather starts almost at the end of the October or in early November and ultimately comes to an end in the last week of February. Patna weather between October and November is pleasant. Days are warm and bright with comfortable temperature ranging from 10°C (50 °F) - 25°C (77°F). The temperature starts falling with the sunset. Sometimes there are cold waves that take heat to extreme lower level. Patna looks beautiful in this season as there is greenery everywhere. Patna weather in this season demands warm clothes such as a sweater, muffler, hand gloves and woollen clothes along with daily wears like Shirts, pants, dresses, skirts. T-shirts and shorts. You can choose footwear as per your convenience.


Summer (February to May)

Summer in Patna officially starts in February but it started getting hot in the last week of February or the first week of March and lasts until the first week of June. The hottest month of Patna summer is May. During this month, temperature may rise to 39°C (102.2°F) and drops to 24°C (75.2°F). There is very rare possibility of rainfall during this season.

Looking at the temperature range to tackle weather in Patna, one should carry light and airy clothes along with hats and other things to protect yourself from Sun rays. In India, locals prefer to wear cotton clothes during summer. These clothes are light and airy and are easily available in Indian markets.


Monsoon Season (June to September)
The Monsoon in Patna is quite unpredictable yet it officially starts in the 2nd week of June and ends in September. Patna weather reaches its glory during this season. Patna is situated on the banks of the River Ganga. In monsoon, this river flowed with its full power is something worth watching. Patna weather maintains a temperature between 14°C (57.2°F)-33°C (91.4°F) during this whole season. The city experiences heavy rainfall during these months up to 290mm. During monsoon, you have to add raincoat and umbrella along with other daily clothes to wear in Patna. You have to make sure that your footwears are waterproof so that it could sustain through the season.