Climate:There is a meteorological observatory at Adilabad. The climate of the district is characterized by hot summer and in general dry except during the south-west monsoon season. The rainfall in the district, in general increases from the south-west towards the north east. About 85% of annual rainfall is received during the south-west monsoon season. The normal Annual rainfall of the district is 1044.5 mm. The cold weather commences towards the end of November. December is generally the coldest month, with the mean daily maximum temperature at about 29 C and the minimum daily is 15 C although temperatures below 10 C are recorded almost each winter. The relative humidities are high generally during the south-west monsoon season. The air is generally dry during the rest of the year.
Temperature:There is a meterological observatory, station at headquarters Adilabad. The cold weather commences towards the end of November when the temperature begins to fall rapidly. December is generally the coldest month, with the mean daily maximum temperature at about 29oC and the man daily minimum at 15oC.The period from March to May is the hotest month with the mean daily maximum temperature about 42oC and a mean daily minimum of about 28oC. The days are intensely very hot and on individual days the temperature may go up to about 46oC. With the advance of south--west monsoon by about middly of June there is a an apreciable drop in emperatures. By about 1st week of October when the monson withdraws, the day temperature begins to increase slightly but the night temperatures steadly decrease. After November both day and night temperatures decrease rapidly.
Rainfall:The rainfall in the district, in general increases from the south-west towards the north east. About 85% of annual rainfall is received during the south-west monsoon season. July being the peak rainy month, the variation in the Annual rainfall from year is not large.The normal Annual rainfall of the district as 1044.5 mm.
Cloudness:During the south - west monsoon season the sky is heavily cluded to over cast. There is rapid decrease of cloudness during the post-monsoon season. In the rest year the sky is mostly clear of lighty clouded.
Winds:Winds are light to moderate with some strengthening in the period from May to August, During the post-monsoon and cold season, winds blow mostly from the east or north-east. By March, south westerlies and westerlies start blowing and continue during the rest of summer. The south west monsoon season winds are mostly from directions between south-west and noth west.