Types of Seasons in a Year
The seasons in India change due to the changes in the elements of weather such as temperature, pressure, wind direction, humidity, velocity, precipitation, etc. As discussed, there are four seasons in India.
- The Cold Weather Season: It sets in by mid-November in northern India. The coldest months in the northern plain are December and January.
- The Hot Weather Season: In this season, the sun moves towards the Tropic of Cancer in March. In India, April, May, and June are the summer months in the northern part.
- The Southwest Monsoon Season: This season is the result of a rapid increase in temperature in May over the northwestern plains. By early June, they had become so powerful to attract the trade winds coming from the Indian Ocean.
- The Retreating Monsoon Season: The months of retreating monsoon are October and November. It occurs due to the passage of cyclonic depressions which originate over the Andaman Sea and cross the eastern coast of the southern Peninsula in India.