Mahabaleshwar Hits Record-Breaking 11.6 Degree Celsius October Temperature; Leaves Popular Hill Stations Behind
Mahabaleshwar Hits Record-Breaking 11.6 Degree Celsius (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons)

Fringed with many gurgling rivers, evergreen forests, fascinating hills and mountains are the charisma of Mahabaleshwar, attracting many visitors at a time. Situated in the Satara district in Maharashtra, the hill station gets you close to the enchanting beauty of nature. It always remains in the top list of travellers. On October 11, Mahabaleshwar entered among the five coldest hill stations in the country with 11.6 degree Celsius, colder than Nainital, Chamoli and Dehradun, giving a close touch to Shimla which recorded 11.3 degree Celsius. We can only imagine how beautiful it must be amidst the lush green vista. Tips to Travel on a Shoestring Budget in India. 

According to United News of India, on Wednesday, the hill station witnessed 17.2 degree Celsius, its minimum temperature reduced to five degrees on Thursday morning. It reportedly broke a 10-year-old record for its October temperature; which was 10 degrees Celsius in 1972. The head of the Climate Monitoring and Analysis Group told TOI that lack of humidity and clouding in Mahabaleshwar have led to clear the skies at night and hence such colder environments. He said, “Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Konkan and Vidarbha have gaping rainfall deficits from October 1 to October 11 in comparison to the normal rainfall these regions receive. decreasing the humidity.” Know Everything About The White Desert Carnival at The Tent City of Gujarat. 

On the other hand, the chief meteorologist at Skymet Weather Services, Mahesh Palawat said that hill stations in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are currently recording above-normal temperatures due to a ‘western disturbance over north India.’ Similarly, Maharashtra has clear skies, which makes the night temperature drop, like in Mahabaleshwar. The lowest minimum temperature in Mahabaleshwar during October in the past years have ranged between 14 to 15 degree Celsius.