General guidance on the seasonal weather patterns and infrequent cyclones at Hazira, Gujarat.
The climate at Hazira is tropical and may be characterized by annually recurring seasons:
|Mid Jun-Sept||SW monsoon||Winds mod-strong SW, Occasional cyclones|
|Oct-Nov||Interim period||Winds lighter, Occasional cyclones|
|Dec-Feb||NE monsoon||Winds light NE, effectively no cyclones|
|March-Mid June||Hot season||Winds mod-strong SW, May/June frequent mostly distant cyclones|
The wind velocities presented above are based on statistical information. The prevailing wind direction is 250°
Between 1877 and 1982 [105 years] 8 cyclones hit the region, out of which 6 cyclones were of a severe nature, with wind speeds exceeding 24.2 m/s. This results in an average of one cyclone every 13 to 17 years [only the severe storms are counted].
Information regarding air temperature has been obtained from the nearby Surat airport. Summary of results are provided in the following table:
|Month||Daily max. [oC]||Daily min [oC]||Highest in the month [oC]||Lowest in the month [oC]|
|Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb||32||16||36||10|
|March, April, May||36||24||42||20|
|June, July, August||32||26||35||24|