Siliguri Siliguri



Address : Siliguri

City/District : Siliguri

State : West Bengal

Introduction

Siliguri is a city in the northeast Indian state of West Bengal. It sits in the foothills of the Himalayas, surrounded by tea gardens. It’s home to the North Bengal Science Centre, with its digital planetarium and model T. rex. To the east is leafy Surya Sen Park, named after an independence activist, and the huge, white-domed ISKCON Temple. Farther north, the Salugara Monastery is a colorful Buddhist shrine.

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Summer

 

As Siliguri is located at the base of Himalayan mountain range, it experiences cooler temperature compared to other cities of West Bengal. In summer, temperatures go above 35 °C. However cool wind blowing from mighty Himalaya comes as a respite.

 

Monsoon

 

June marks the arrival of monsoon in Siliguri. It comes with heavy rains. This season lasts till the end of September. July and August receive the maximum rainfall, with an average up to 200 mm rainfall per day. The annual average rainfall ranges from 2600 mm to 4000 mm in Siliguri.

 

Winter

 

Winter starts from November and lasts till February. Mercury dropps down to almost 3 °C due to chilly wind from Himalaya. Dense fog and light rain is a characteristic feature of the winter in Siliguri.

 

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