Pune stands on the leeward side
of the Western Ghats on an altitude of 559m.(1863
ft.). The temperatures are pretty moderate. Though not
as unpredictable as the British weather, the city of Pune
does have its share of uncertainties in different seasons.
SUMMERS:Summers here begin from early March to July.
Though not as hot as Northern parts of India,
the daytimes are very sunny with dry heat. Early
mornings are pleasant and evenings after six,
cool and breezy.
Bright summery clothes are an obvious suggestion
with sunglasses for driving. The temperature ranges
from 38°C to 20°C. Though, last year, summer hit
a new high with 40+ a common temp.
Being on the leeward side of the ghats, Pune has
a good three months of rains from July-August to
October. Clear skies in the morning are not to be
deceived by, as it does rain in the evenings. Umbrellas
for pedestrians and raincoats for drivers are a
must, as there lies no escape. While driving, beware
of potholes and use a minimum of two pairs of shoes
as drying takes about 2-3 days. Temperatures range
from 18-19 degrees to 30 degrees.
From November to January, Pune has its
winter season. Though light woollens are fine during
the day, early mornings, evenings and night times
require more clothing as its chilly.
6°C was the lowest recorded last year. For drivers,
windcheaters and head covers are a must. Hot cupsa
coffee are highly enjoyable during mornings and
Though not in the real sense of the term spring,
late Jan to March are the most pleasant months
in Pune. The sun is bright and warm and temperatures
move in the moderate zone. Overall, the climate
and temperature does not go to extremities and
humidity is negligible here. Any time of the
year Pune is perfect for morning and evening