Weather Graphs in Jammu and Kashmir
Weather in Jammu and Kashmir varies from place to place. Climate in Kashmir is moderate and extreme in Ladakh. Jammu is a sub-tropical region with comparatively hotter temperature. Winter sets in simultaneously in all the places. The state has four seasons – spring, summer, autumn and winter. Until recently the seasons were clearly demarcated. However, due to onset of global warming, the demarcation has become vague. Still the approximate time of the onset of particular seasons can estimated. Spring season begins in the month of March. The season brings frequent rainfall. Springs culminates into summer in the month of June. Towards the end of September, autumn sets in and finally winter ceases life from the middle of December.
The climate however varies in all the divisions. During summers the temperature in Kashmir valley hardly reaches 30° C and in winters it may go as low as -10oC in the coldest areas. On the contrary, the temperature in Ladakh may soar to 45oC during summers and may fall to 35obelow zero in winters. Jammu remains hot during summers at a maximum of 40oC and during winters, it is mildly cold at a minimum of 15° C.
However hostile the temperature may be, the people here put up a brave face to overpower all the difficulties.