Delhi cold wave: Why does north India get so hot and cold? – Times Now

Dec 26, 2022
Delhi is characterised by its extreme temperatures – in summer it get blisteringly hot and in winter, biting cold.
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Delhi has pleasant weather in October-November and February-March. The peak winters (December-January) can get harsh.
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The reason for Delhi’s extreme temperature range lies in its geography – it is just south of the Himalayas, in a land-locked location.
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Delhi’s distance from the sea means that the ocean cannot regulate the capital’s temperatures, giving rise to extremes.
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Over a large part of the year, continental air blows over Delhi bringing precipitation and cold or hot air.
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Delhi has continental climate which occurs in the middle latitudes and within large landmasses where air sheds much moisture while blowing over land.
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Though Delhi lies in South Asia, its distance from the sea and proximity to the hills creates an unusual dry continental climate for the city.
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