Hyderabad,  India  Time & Weather
Geography of Hyderabad PDF Print E-mail

 

 

 

Hyderabad is located in central Andhra Pradesh and is spread over an area of 260 square km. The city lies in the Deccan Plateau and rises to an average height of 540 m above the sea level. The original city was founded on the banks of river Musi and has grown over centuries on the both banks of the river. The city lies at 17.366° N latitude and 78.476° E longitude.

Hyderabad is blessed with a unique landscape – spectacular rock formations which are about 2,500 million years old; amongst the oldest and hardest rocks in the world. Rocky and hilly regions around the city are under obliteration for urbanization. Granite ridges and hillocks weathered into picturesque balancing forms are a part of the Deccan Shield area. The city’s soil type is mainly red sandy with areas of black cotton soil. Hyderabad falls in the seismic zone-I and is seismically least exposed to earthquakes.

 

Climate & Weather

 

Hyderabad has a tropical wet and dry climate. The city is extremely hot in summer with temperature reaching 40 degrees Celsius. Winters are mild and pleasant while it is cool and breezy during the monsoon season. The monsoon rains lash the city between June & August and accounts for most of the city’s annual rainfall i.e. approx 90 cms. The best time to visit the city is during winters. The weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing from November to February.

 

 

 
Monday, 25. September 2017

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