Delhi and most of North India particularly Punjab, Haryana, North Rajasthan, and western parts of Uttar Pradesh witnessed below normal temperatures during most days in the month of January. Delhi witnessed cold wave days during January this year. However, the record for a maximum number of the cold wave in Delhi is of 9 days in 2008.
Since February 1st this year, minimums of Delhi remained below normal except on February 4, when Delhi recorded a minimum temperature 12.4 degree which was above normal by 3 degrees. Now dry and cold winds from north-west are expected to continue for next 4 to 5 days, leading to a marginal drop in minimum temperatures across northern plains. Due to clear skies and light winds, day temperatures in Delhi NCR may increase therefore, days may become warm and day temperatures may remain above normal by 2 to 3 degree.
Morning and night will remain cold for at least for the next 5 days in Delhi NCR. Therefore, we can say winters are here to stay for longer duration in the month of February for North India including Delhi NCR.