Summer has come and if forecasters are right, this summer will be the hottest of the last decade. Northern portion of india belongs to north temperate zone and the rest belong to torrid zone. So, India faces a sub-tropical type of climate, which means that it faces extreme climates; It becomes very hot during the summer and in the same way it gets very cold in winter. Last year, scorching heat had hit record highs in India’s national capital, Delhi rising above 40 degrees and even worsening elsewhere in India. The Met department had even declared orange alert in Delhi and another 7 states in view of the heat wave. On May 18, 2016, Delhi had registered a temperature of 47 degrees, while Churu, which is located in Rajasthan, had registered a temperature of 49.1 degrees and Ahmedabad in 48 degrees. Here is the list of top 10 hottest places in India.
Top 10 Hottest Places in India
Max temperature – 47 °C
The list of hottest places in India starts with Khajuraho. Khajuraho is a town in Madhya Pradesh, located in chhatarpur district. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the country’s largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculpture. In summer, the maximum temperature recorded is 47 ° C. The summer season begins in the month of March and lasts until May. Summers are really hot and humid and people like to wear light and comfortable clothes.
Max temperature – 48.4 °C
Delhi is the capital of India. It is located in the north temperate zone. There are lots of places to visit in delhi like Lalkila, jantar-mantar, minar, lots of mosques etc. Delhi’s has an extreme climate. It is very hot in summer (April – July). The average temperature can vary from 25 degree to 45 degree during the summer. In summer, proper precautions should be taken to avoid intense heat, such as wearing light cotton clothing, wearing a hat or umbrella while going outdoors and drinking plenty of fluids. So, the 9th place holds by Delhi in the list of top hottest places in India.
Max temperature – 47.4 °C
Daltonganj is a town of Jharkhand. Throughout the year lot of travellers visit there but the extreme heat in summer is unbearable. There are lots of places to visit palamu fort etc. Daltonganj is famous for its natural forests, wildlife and minerals, specially Bauxite, and Coal.
Max temperature – 48.8 °C
Vijayawada is the second largest city in the state of Andhra Pradesh after Vishakhapatnam. It is 5 km away from the state capital Amravati. There are lots of spectacular places to visit there. Vijayawada is known for its high temperatures and humidity, which locals call it blazewada.The humidity in Vijayawada is close to 80%, which means you are going to sweat a lot. The average temperature in Vijayawada is 38 degrees and since it is the rain struck by the monsoons of the northeast and southwest makes Vijaywada even more uncomfortable to live in due to the high humidity and heat.
Max Temperature – 48 °C
Allahabad is a city in the Indian state of Uttarpradesh. Allahabad has a humid subtropical climate common to cities in the plains of North India. The city is the sangam of three sacred rivers of Ganga , Yamuna and Saraswati. Here summer lasts from march to september.
Max Temperature – 46.4 °C
Machilipatnam is a city in Krishna district of the Indian state of andhra pradesh. Machilipatnam is located on the southeast coast of India and in the east coast of Andhra Pradesh. The maximum temperature recorded here is 46.4 degree.
Max Temperature – 48 °C
Nagpur is the 3rd largest city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. People also call it orange city because of the high quality of oranges cultivated here. Nagpur has tropical savannah climate with dry conditions prevailing for most of the year. The highest recorded temperature in the city was 48 °C on May 19, 2015 making it the 4th hottest places in India.
Max Temperature – 50 °C
Raipur comes in 3rd to the top 10 hottest places in India. Raipur is the largest city of the indian state of Chhattisgarh. There are many places to visit in Raipur like museums , lakes, monasteries, temples etc. Raipur experiences a tropical wet and dry climate, temperatures remain moderate throughout the year, except from March to June, which can be extremely hot. The temperature in April–May sometimes rises above 48 °C .These summer months also have dry and hot winds.
Max Temperature – 47.4 °C
Banda is a city in the state of uttarpradesh. Banda has a large number of historical and religious attractions. The famous places to visit from the city is ancient Kalinjer Fort, Bhuragarh fort etc. The climate is very much hot here. Average temperature in summer lies between 40 to 48 °C making it 2nd hottest place in India.
Max temperature – 48.6 °C
The 1st place to make it to the list of top 10 hottest places in India. It is a small village of Andhra pradesh. Rentachintala has a Tropical wet and dry climate. The highest temperatures are experienced in the month of May, when the summer season is at its peak. The averages temperature located here more than 40 °C.