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    Patna weather and climate in 2024

     

    Day

    33 °C

     

    Night

    27 °C

     

    Sea

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    291 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    17 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    79 %

     

    Day

    33 °C

     

    Night

    27 °C

     

    Sea

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    291 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    17 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    3 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    79 %

    Overview: Patna
    Patna, India graces residents and visitors with a subtropical climate, marked by hot summers, comforting winters, and a monsoon period that brings significant rainfall. The temperature varies widely from a chilling 10 °C (50 °F) at night in January to a scorching 38 °C (101 °F) during the day in May. Daytime temperatures typically soar, making light and airy clothing a staple for most of the year, while the winter months invite cozy layers. The rainy season is robust, seeing some months accumulating over 291 mm (11.46 in) of precipitation, and the dry months witnessing sparse rain with just a few millimeters. Throughout the year, the wind is gentle, humidity fluctuates greatly but peaks during the monsoon, and sunshine varies as the seasons change.

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    Weather overview for Patna

    Weather overview

    Patna, India graces residents and visitors with a subtropical climate, marked by hot summers, comforting winters, and a monsoon period that brings significant rainfall. The temperature varies widely from a chilling 10 °C (50 °F) at night in January to a scorching 38 °C (101 °F) during the day in May. Daytime temperatures typically soar, making light and airy clothing a staple for most of the year, while the winter months invite cozy layers. The rainy season is robust, seeing some months accumulating over 291 mm (11.46 in) of precipitation, and the dry months witnessing sparse rain with just a few millimeters. Throughout the year, the wind is gentle, humidity fluctuates greatly but peaks during the monsoon, and sunshine varies as the seasons change.

    January weather

    January in Patna starts with cooler weather, with night temperatures dipping to 10 °C (50 °F). Daytime temperatures warm up to a pleasant 23 °C (73 °F). The month sees minimal rain with an average of 2 days and a modest rainfall amount of 13 mm (0.49 in).

    February weather

    February brings slightly warmer days to Patna, with average temperatures reaching around 26 °C (80 °F). Nighttime remains comfortably cool at 14 °C (56 °F). The weather remains mostly dry with only 2 days of rain and 10 mm (0.37 in) of precipitation recorded.

    March weather

    March marks the onset of heat in Patna, with daytime temperatures rapidly climbing to 32 °C (90 °F). The nights are warming up too, averaging 18 °C (64 °F). Though still in the dry season, rain is even less frequent with around 1 day of rainfall and just 11 mm (0.44 in) of precipitation.

    April weather

    April witnesses the true arrival of summer in Patna, with a daytime temperature peak of 36 °C (96 °F). Nights offer little respite at 25 °C (78 °F). Rain remains scarce with 1 day of wet weather and 9 mm (0.36 in) of precipitation.

    May weather

    May brings the highest temperatures of the year to Patna, with the mercury hitting a scorching 38 °C (101 °F). Nights offer a warm 26 °C (78 °F). The onset of the monsoon brings more rain, with 4 days of rainfall accounting for 34 mm (1.34 in) of precipitation.

    June weather

    June sees a continuation of the hot weather in Patna with daytime temperatures of 36 °C (97 °F). However, the monsoon season is in effect, drastically increasing the number of rainy days to 9 days and bringing 129 mm (5.09 in) of precipitation.

    July weather

    July is at the heart of the monsoon season in Patna with heavy rainfall across 17 days. Daytime temperatures see a slight drop to 33 °C (91 °F), while nights are warm at 27 °C (80 °F). The highest rainfall of the year is recorded at 291 mm (11.46 in).

    August weather

    August maintains the monsoon's grip on Patna, with similar rainfall to July at 16 days and a cumulative 250 mm (9.84 in). The temperatures stay relatively stable with an average high of 32 °C (90 °F) and nights at 27 °C (81 °F).

    September weather

    September in Patna sees a gradual retreat of the monsoon, with 12 days of rain and 195 mm (7.69 in) of precipitation. Daytime temperatures start to moderate to 32 °C (90 °F) as nights become slightly cooler at 26 °C (79 °F).

    October weather

    October in Patna signals the end of the monsoon season, offering less rainfall over 4 days and only 45 mm (1.75 in) of precipitation. Daytime temperatures still keep up a warm 32 °C (89 °F) with cooler nights at 23 °C (73 °F).

    November weather

    November sees a notable departure from the heat in Patna, with day temperatures hovering around 29 °C (84 °F). The nights grow cooler to 16 °C (61 °F), and rain is scarce with only 1 day.

    December weather

    December in Patna offers refreshing weather with daytime highs averaging at 25 °C (76 °F) and night temperatures falling to a brisk 12 °C (53 °F). There's minimal rainfall, evident from the mere 1 day average.

    FAQs

    How chilly does it get at night in Patna during January?

    January nights in Patna can be quite cool with temperatures averaging 10 °C (50 °F), so it's a good idea to have a warm blanket or a heater nearby.

    Can I expect warm days in Patna during February?

    Days in Patna during February are indeed warm, with daily highs around 26 °C (80 °F), providing a perfect break from the chilly winter nights.

    Is March significantly hotter in Patna compared to February?

    Yes, March sees a significant jump in heat with temperatures reaching a sizzling 32 °C (90 °F), signaling the approach of summer.

    How hot does it get in Patna during April?

    April in Patna is intensely hot, as temperatures can soar up to 36 °C (96 °F), a sign that the height of summer is just around the corner.

    How intense is the heat in Patna during May?

    May in Patna is characterized by intense, sweltering heat with daytime temperatures averaging a blazing 38 °C (101 °F), the highest of the year.

    Does the monsoon season cool down Patna in June?

    While the monsoon season in June brings more rain to Patna, the temperatures remain quite high at 36 °C (97 °F), providing only a slight relief from the heat.

    What is the extent of rainfall in Patna during July?

    July experiences the most intense rainfall in Patna, with the city drenched across 17 and accumulating a deluge of 291 mm (11.46 in) of rain.

    How does the temperature in Patna during August compare to July?

    Temperatures in August in Patna are akin to those in July, providing continued warmth despite the persistent monsoon rains.

    Are September days in Patna still hot and rainy?

    September days in Patna remain hot with average temperatures of 32 °C (90 °F), and the monsoon lingers with frequent rains, though not as intense as the peak monsoon months.

    Does October in Patna provide relief from the monsoon?

    October indeed provides relief from the intense monsoon with significantly drier conditions in Patna and a considerable reduction in rainy days.

    What can I expect from the weather in November in Patna?

    November brings a much more comfortable climate to Patna with mild daytime temperatures and cooler nights, offering a pleasant reprieve after a hot and wet monsoon season.

    How cool does December get in Patna?

    December in Patna is quite cool, especially at night with temperatures averaging 12 °C (53 °F), so the days are refreshing and pleasant.

    Data backed by 40 years of history

    We make the most from 40 years of historical weather data to predict the best weather conditions.

    Selection of world's favourite destinations

    Deciding on where to go for a holiday is hard sometimes. Get inspired by the most popular destinations.

    16 500 000 weather records

    We aggregate data from combining multiple weather sources to ensure accuracy of the highest order.