Orissa enjoys a typical tropical climate, mainly because of its proximity to the sea. Here, summers are very hot and monsoons, very obliging. The average annual rainfall in the state is about 200 cm. Orissa experiences three main seasons, namely summer season, winter season and monsoons. Though the weather in the state remains pleasant throughout the year, the best time to explore its beauty is the winter season, which lasts from October to March. Given below is more information on the weather of Orissa.
The summer season in Orissa commences in March and stretches till June.
The temperatures are quite high during this time and the sun very harsh.
The maximum temperature of Orissa, in the summer season, goes well above
40 deg C.
The winter season in Orissa lasts for approximately five months i.e.
from October to February. The weather in this season is quite chilly,
though not freezing, and the minimum temperature dips to as low as 7 deg
The monsoon season of Orissa starts in July and lasts till October.
Southwest monsoons head its way in the beginning of June and by July,
the whole of the state is under its influence. By the mid October,
southwest monsoons withdraw from this region completely. The coastal
areas of the state usually experience cyclone and tornado during this