This report describes the typical weather at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (Ahmadabad Airport) (Ahmedabad, India) weather station over the course of an average June. It is based on the historical records from 1996 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Ahmedabad has a hot semi-arid steppe climate. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by croplands (90%), grasslands (6%), and built-up areas (2%).
The month of June is characterized by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 104°F to 95°F over the course of the month, exceeding 108°F or dropping below 88°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of June, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1 with 13:27 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 25 with 13:33 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 5:53am on June 12; the latest sunset is at 7:30pm on June 29; the latest sunrise is at 5:57am on June 30; the earliest sunset is at 7:21pm on June 1.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in 2012.
The median cloud cover ranges from 30% (mostly clear) to 63% (partly cloudy). The trend is for the sky to be becoming rapidly cloudier with the median cloud cover increasing by 34% from the start to the end of the month.
On June 1, the clearest day of the month, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 78% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 14% of the time.
On June 30, the cloudiest day of the month, the sky is overcast, mostly cloudy, or partly cloudy 72% of the time, and clear or mostly clear 24% of the time.
The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around June 30, occurring in 45% of days. Precipitation is least likely around June 1, occurring in 18% of days.
Throughout June, the most common forms of precipitation are thunderstorms, moderate rain, light rain, and drizzle.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 39% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around June 30, when it is observed during 15% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 23% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 30, when it is observed during 12% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 20% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 30, when it is observed during 10% of all days.
Drizzle is the most severe precipitation observed during 16% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 30, when it is observed during 8% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in June or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 29% (dry) to 90% (very humid) over the course of a typical June, rarely dropping below 18% (dry) and reaching as high as 100% (very humid).
The air is driest around June 1, at which time the relative humidity drops below 34% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around June 30, rising above 84% (humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical June, the dew point typically varies from 62°F (mildy humid) to 79°F (oppressive) and is rarely below 53°F (very comfortable) or above 81°F (very oppressive).
Over the course of June typical wind speeds vary from 3 mph to 13 mph (light air to moderate breeze), rarely exceeding 17 mph (moderate breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around June 1, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 13 mph (moderate breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 8 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around June 30, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 13 mph (moderate breeze).