Climate of Nagaland

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Here is a brief summary of the climate of Nagaland which is a part of the syllabus of class 10 for NBSE students.

Climate of Nagaland

Question: Write a short note on the climate of Nagaland.

Answer: Nagaland has a pleasant climate. The climate is generally cool in winter and pleasantly warm in summer especially in the interior places and higher hills. During the winter months, that is December, January, and February the temperature come down between 4oc to lo c. The average summer temperature is 22 degrees Celsius to27 degrees Celsius. The average annual rainfall for about 7 months from May to October is between 2000 mm and 2500 mm in the State. Nagaland enjoys sub-tropical type of climate.

According to the prevailing weather conditions, the year in Nagaland may be divided into four distinct seasons. They are – cold season (Winter), hot season (Pre-Monsoon), rainy season (Monsoon) and cool dry season (Retreating Monsoon). The cold season begins in December and continues until the end of February. March and April are the hot season months as this period is hot. The rainy season includes the months from May to September- The period of October and November is treated as the cool and dry season as this period is neither too hot nor too cold.

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