Weather of Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, the capital city of the Indian state of Odisha and is a thriving center of art and culture. It is also known as the temple city of India and smart city of Odisha, housing more than 500 temples. The city is located on the coastal plains of Odisha (Orissa), south-west of the River Mahanadi. Being the largest city of Odisha, Bhubaneswar is a center of economic and religious importance in the region. Just like the rest of Orissa, Bhubaneswar experiences tropical climate.

The summer season gets very hot with the average maximum temperature going slightly above 40° Celsius. The winters in Bhubaneswar are chilly, but not extremely cold and the place gets relief from the hot climate during monsoons. The summer season in Bhubaneswar starts in March and stretches till June. The heat from the sun gets really harsh and the temperatures soar very high during this time. The maximum temperature goes well above 40° Celsius and is not advisable for tourists to travel at this time.

The monsoon season in July and lasts till October. The city receives approximately 1450 mm of rainfall. The weather in this season is quite pleasant, though it may be a little sticky because of the humidity. By the mid October, southwest monsoons withdraw from this region completely. The coastal areas of the state usually experience cyclone and tornado during this season. The best time to visit the city would be during the months of October to march when the weather is pleasant and cool.

Bhubaneswar Weather

Summer - March to May
Average Maximum Temperature 36° C
Average Minimum Temperature 25° C
Average Precipitation 40 mm
Winter - November to February
Average Maximum Temperature 28° C
Average Minimum Temperature 16° C
Average Precipitation 23 mm
Monsoon - June to October
Average Maximum Temperature 32° C
Average Minimum Temperature 25° C
Average Precipitation 220 mm