Map of New Delhi in India

New Delhi Climate

New Delhi is the capital city of India which is part of the continent of Asia. India is part of the continent of Asia.

Best time to visit New Delhi

The best time to visit New Delhi will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months March, April, August, September, October and November. However, there are other good times to visit New Delhi, but it will be little hotter (for New Delhi this is between 30°C / 86.0°F and 40°C / 104.0°F on average). These are during months May, June and July. You might also consider visiting New Delhi during January, February and December when the average temperatures are a little cooler.

The hottest time of year in New Delhi is in June when it is 33.8°C / 92.8°F on average. However, going by the maximum temperatures, the hottest month is May at 39.6°C / 103.3°F. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in New Delhi is in January when it is 14.2°C / 57.6°F on average, but could get down to 7.3°C / 57.6°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 3 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 6 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 3 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

New Delhi Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for New Delhi which resides in India.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
Average Temperature in °C14.217.1522.728.8532.7533.830.8529.629.1526.220.5515.6
Max Temperature in °C21.124.23036.239.639.335.133.333.932.928.323
Min Temperature in °C7.310.115.421.525.928.326.625.924.419.512.88.2

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
Average Temperature in °F57.662.972.983.991.092.887.585.384.579.269.060.1
Max Temperature in °F70.075.686.097.2103.3102.795.291.993.091.282.973.4
Min Temperature in °F45.150.259.770.778.682.979.978.675.967.155.046.8

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in New Delhi throughout the year.

Month:JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
Total rainfall in MM20.31515.86.717.554.9231.5258.7127.836.357.8
Total rainfall in Inches0.80.60.60.30.72.29.110.25.01.40.20.3
Total number of rainy days1.71.31.20.91.43.61011.35.41.60.10.6
Chances of rain5.5%4.6%3.9%3.0%4.5%12.0%32.3%36.5%18.0%5.2%0.3%1.9%

New Delhi Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for New Delhi in India. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Below is the climate graph for New Delhi in India with the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.