Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh is located at an altitude of 298.15 meters above sea level. Raipur experiences a tropical savanna climate. The climate will remain moderate throughout the year in Raipur except during summer which is extremely hot. The average maximum temperature that has been recorded is 45° Celsius and the average minimum is 8° Celsius.
Summer season in Raipur begins in February and it is extended till June. Raipur experiences very hot and dry climate during summer with a maximum temperature that reaches up to 47° Celsius. Scorching climate of Raipur during summer can make outdoor trips difficult.
Monsoon in Raipur begins in late July and it lasts till October. Raipur receives 1300 mm of rain during monsoon months. Temperature gets to a lower level during monsoon with a maximum of 30° Celsius and a minimum of 20° Celsius. There are chances for thunder storms in Raipur during monsoon.
Winter in Raipur begins from November and it lasts till mid-January. The weather is mild and pleasant with a maximum temperature of 22° Celsius during day time. Winter nights can get cooler and can even reach a minimum temperature of 5° Celsius. Light woolen clothes and warm clothes can be carried while visiting Raipur during winter.
The best season to visit Raipur is from October to March. The climate is pleasant and warm during this period which is ideal for outdoor trips and sightseeing.