Taj Mahal stands majestically on the banks of the river Yamuna in Agra, North India. Like most of North India, Agra experiences extreme climate.
The winters can be biting cold with temperatures dropping to 37°F (3°C) and in summer the temperature can shoot to 116°F (47°C). Agra also witnesses severe dust storms in their summers.
Hot & Cold
Mild winters begin as early as mid October and last up to March. December and January are the coldest months. The average temperature in winter can fluctuate between 37°F (3°C) to 72°F (22°C).
Summers in Agra are long and last from April to July.
May and June are the hottest months. In summer, the average temperature is 86°F (30°C) to 115°F (46°C). Dust storms are common during this period and they can cool the city considerably.
Monsoon generally hits Agra sometime in July.
Travelers can plan their trip to Agra based on the weather conditions mentioned above. However, Taj Mahal is said to look beautiful during the full moon night in October and tourists usually flock to Agra to see the Taj under the moonlight.