Average Rainfall for India in January





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during January at cities in India. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month 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 month's total rainfall is an historical average of 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 monthly precipitation in January
Days Place State Inches mm
2 Agra Uttar Pradesh 0.4 9
2 Allahabad Uttar Pradesh 0.7 18
3 Amritsar Punjab 0.9 24
2 Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 0.5 13
4 Chandigarh Chandigarh 1.8 47
5 Dehradun Uttarakhand 2.1 54
1 Indore Madhya Pradesh 0.2 4
2 Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 0.7 19
3 Ludhiana Punjab 0.8 21
4 Mukteswar Uttarakhand 1.7 44
2 New Delhi Delhi 0.7 19
2 Patna Bihar 0.8 20
7 Shimla Himachal Pradesh 2.3 57
7 Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir 1.9 48
3 Varanasi Uttar Pradesh 0.7 17

Eastern India

January averages for total rainfall
Days Place State Inches mm
1 Agartala Tripura 1.0 25
1 Balasore Orissa (Odisha) 0.6 17
0 Bhuba­neshwar Orissa (Odisha) 0.2 4
2 Cherrapunji Meghalaya 0.4 11
5 Dibrugarh Assam 1.1 29
1 Gopalpur West Bengal 0.4 11
1 Guwahati Assam 0.3 8
2 Kohima Nagaland 0.5 12
1 Kolkata (Calcutta) West Bengal 0.4 11
2 Raipur Chhattisgarh 0.5 12
3 Ranchi Jharkhand 0.8 20
3 Shillong Meghalaya 0.5 14

Southern India

Average amount of rain in January
Days Place State Inches mm
0 Bangalore Karnataka 0.0 1
2 Chennai Tamil Nadu 1.1 27
1 Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 0.3 7
1 Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh 0.2 6
2 Madurai Tamil Nadu 0.6 14
2 Minicoy Lakshadweep 0.5 13
1 Mysore Karnataka 0.2 5
4 Pamban Island Tamil Nadu  1.9 49
3 Port Blair Andaman & Nicobar 1.4 36
2 Puducherry Pondicherry 0.6 16
2 Thiruvanan­thapuram Kerala 1.0 26
0 Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh 0.2 6
1 Vishak­hapatnam Andhra Pradesh 0.5 12

Western India

Precipitation totals for January
Days Place State Inches mm
0 Ahmedabad Gujarat 0.1 2
1 Aurangabad Maharashtra 0.4 10
1 Jaipur Rajasthan 0.3 7
1 Kota Rajasthan 0.2 5
0 Mumbai Maharashtra 0.0 0
2 Nagpur Maharashtra 0.6 16
0 Nasik Maharashtra 0.1 2
0 Panaji Goa 0.0 0
0 Pune Maharashtra 0.0 0
0 Rajkot Gujarat 0.0 1
0 Surat Gujarat 0.1 2
0 Vadodara Gujarat 0.1 2
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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