Climate of Bundelkhand Region
Temperature Pattern in Bundelkhand
Bundelkhand is a hot and semi-humid region.
Minimum temperature varies from around 6 deg C in Chhatarpur
to 12 deg C in Sagar. Maximum temperature varies from 38 deg C in Sagar to 43
deg C in Banda.
Generally hottest days are in May and coldest days in
December or January. The lowest temperature recorded in the region is 0.6 deg C
in Banda and Chhatarpur, in January 1962 and February 1905 respectively.
The highest temperature was recorded in Banda - 47.8 deg C in
Actual local temperatures are much higher, due to local
conditions such as lack of haze and radiation from rocky soils or outcrops.
Banda is one of the hottest places in India, and several
people die of sunstroke here every year. On June 14 and 15, 1995, day
temperatures reportedly shot up to 52 deg C in Banda, resulting in hundreds of
deaths within 24 hours.
Violent local squalls of short duration are sometimes
generated in summer. The cloud of dust can be so thick that it becomes dark even
during the day.
Courtesy : bundelkhandinfo.org