CLIMATE

The climate of the Dooars plains is similar to that of the remaining districts of North Bengal. But due to its proximity to the hills, it has a longer winter and heavier rainfall.

The summer temperature varies between 31.6 °C (Max) and 21.3 °C (Min). The winter temperature ranges between 23.6 °C (Max) and 10.7 °C (Min).

The rainy season in this area sets in from the month of June with the arrival of south-west monsoon. The region receives highest rainfall during the months of July – August.

  TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL THROUGH THE YEAR AT DOOARS, WEST BENGAL

Month Temp(min)°C Temp(max)°C Rainfall(cm)
January 6 18 0.50
February 10 18 1.07
March 15 24 1.12
April 16 26 11.09
May 20 30 13.37
June 21 30 46.71
July 22 29 47.69
August 22 29 36.00
September 21 29 42.73
October 18 26 16.64
November 12 23 0.23
December 0 21 0.05

Best time to visit

Though Dooars can be visited throughout the year, the best time to visit is between mid September to May. Generally all the forests remain closed during the rainy seasons.

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