The city of Bengaluru observes rains during the Southwest Monsoon season as well during the initial phase of the Northeast Monsoon season. The month of October sees good rains while rains reduce to some extent during November. Thereafter, both December and January with the monthly rainfall of 15.7 mm and 1.9 mm are the comparatively drier months.
The number of rainy days also reduce from eight in October to four in November and a mere one in the month of December. This year, the first half of October was quite rainy for Bengaluru. In fact, the city did witness rains the entire time with a few days seeing heavy rainfall activity. Not only this, there were about four days, namely October 2, 6, 8, and 13, when Bengaluru recorded rains close to or above the 50-mm mark.