Short Notes on Climatic Conditions of India during Summer Season

(i) March, April and May months form the summer season.

(ii) Temperatures between 38°C and 43°C are recorded in most parts of the country. Sometimes up to 48°C temperature is recorded in the north-western plains.

Due to high temperatures local storms are common during afternoon. They cause dust storms and rains.


In the Northern Plains hot winds called ‘Loo’ are common in May and first week of June.

Man and animal become tired of heat and long for respite from it. Vegetation also gets dried up.

(vi) Agriculture fields are commonly fallow due to water shortage for irrigation.