In Lucknow, the wet season is oppressive and partly cloudy, the dry season is mostly clear, and it is hot year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 47°F to 103°F and is rarely below 42°F or above 110°F.
Average Temperature in Lucknow
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
In Lucknow, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Lucknow begins around September 15 and lasts for 9.4 months, ending around June 26.
The clearest month of the year in Lucknow is May, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 92% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around June 26 and lasts for 2.6 months, ending around September 15.
The cloudiest month of the year in Lucknow is August, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 71% of the time.
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Lucknow varies very significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 3.2 months, from June 16 to September 22, with a greater than 32% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Lucknow is July, with an average of 18.7 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.
The drier season lasts 8.8 months, from September 22 to June 16. The month with the fewest wet days in Lucknow is November, with an average of 0.7 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Lucknow is July, with an average of 18.7 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 63% on July 20.
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Lucknow experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.7 months, from January 10 to November 1, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The month with the most rain in Lucknow is July, with an average rainfall of 8.9 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.3 months, from November 1 to January 10. The month with the least rain in Lucknow is November, with an average rainfall of 0.2 inches.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Lucknow throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Lucknow for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid February to mid March and from mid October to late November, with a peak score in the first week of November.
Which is the coldest month in Lucknow?
LUCKNOW: As the mercury dropped to almost freezing levels, the city witnessed the coldest start to a New Year (January 1) in 70 years. The minimum temperature dropped to 0.5 degrees Celsius, seven units below normal just before sunrise