Average Annual Precipitation for India





The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities in India. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets a year and for the normal amount of precipitation.

The calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches).

The annual amount of precipitation is an average of historical weather data collected during 1961 to 1990.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: Northern India, Eastern India, Southern India and Western India.

Northern India

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place State Inches Milli­metres
49 Agra Uttar Pradesh 27.4 695
59 Allahabad Uttar Pradesh 37.7 958
52 Amritsar Punjab 29.9 760
74 Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 44.0 1118
60 Chandigarh Chandigarh 41.9 1063
110 Dehradun Uttarakhand 87.4 2220
61 Indore Madhya Pradesh 41.8 1062
56 Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 38.6 979
50 Ludhiana Punjab 28.9 733
96 Mukteswar Uttarakhand 51.2 1301
52 New Delhi Delhi 31.1 790
78 Patna Bihar 43.9 1116
118 Shimla Himachal Pradesh 60.6 1540
76 Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir 28.0 710
68 Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 40.3 1023

Eastern India

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place State Inches Milli­metres
133 Agartala Tripura 84.6 2149
107 Balasore Orissa (Odisha) 63.9 1622
89 Bhuba­neshwar Orissa (Odisha) 58.7 1492
170 Cherrapunji Meghalaya 463.7 11777
149 Dibrugarh Assam 101.1 2569
82 Gopalpur West Bengal 46.2 1174
111 Guwahati Assam 67.8 1722
146 Kohima Nagaland 72.1 1831
102 Kolkata (Calcutta) West Bengal 70.9 1800
90 Raipur Chhattisgarh 51.9 1319
103 Ranchi Jharkhand 56.2 1428
161 Shillong Meghalaya 86.9 2207

Southern India

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place State Inches Milli­metres
76 Bangalore Karnataka 35.6 905
76 Chennai Tamil Nadu 60.7 1541
63 Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 25.2 640
64 Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh 31.6 803
61 Madurai Tamil Nadu 33.8 857
112 Minicoy Lakshadweep 63.5 1613
83 Mysore Karnataka 31.5 799
51 Pamban Island Tamil Nadu 35.9 912
156 Port Blair Andaman & Nicobar 113.1 2872
65 Puducherry Pondicherry 56.2 1427
120 Thiruvanan­thapuram Kerala 67.4 1713
56 Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh 25.0 636
65 Vishak­hapatnam Andhra Pradesh 37.6 955

Western India

Average annual precipitation
Days Place State Inches Milli­metres
44 Ahmedabad Gujarat 31.1 789
63 Aurangabad Maharashtra 29.4 747
52 Jaipur Rajasthan 24.0 609
49 Kota Rajasthan 30.2 766
90 Mumbai Maharashtra 85.4 2168
72 Nagpur Maharashtra 43.1 1094
70 Nasik Maharashtra 25.8 655
109 Panaji Goa 110.7 2813
68 Pune Maharashtra 29.2 741
47 Rajkot Gujarat 27.4 697
63 Surat Gujarat 44.8 1139
53 Vadodara Gujarat 34.2 868
References

India Meteorological Department and World Meteorological Organization. World Weather Information Service.

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

India Precipitation
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