Historical Weather of Jaisalmer in Mar
CHECK 7 DAYS FORECAST FOR JAISALMER
Total in wettest month
40.2 mm (1967)
Heaviest rain in 24 hours
14.8 mm (24th 1967)
Jaisalmer is a World Heritage Site located in Rajasthan. It lies about 575 km west of Jaipur and is named after its founder Maharawal Jaisal Singh who was a Rajput king. Jaisalmer is home to several beautiful forts, majestic lakes, and widespread gardens. Jaislmer is also known as 'The Sun City' or 'The Golden City' mainly because of the golden appearance that stems from its yellow sand and sandstone structures which dot the city. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is between the months of November and February.
Seasons in Jaisalmer
Winters in Jaisalmer
The winter season in Jaisalmer comes into effect by mid-November and continues till February end. Winters are earmarked by pleasant days and chilly nights. Day temperatures seldom exceed 30°C while night temperatures fall to as low as 5°C.
Summers in Jaisalmer
The summer season in Jaisalmer usually begins from the month of March and lasts till June end. Summers in the golden city are extremely hot and dry. Day temperatures shoot up to 44°C but nights are comparatively cooler with temperatures settling at and around 25°C.
Monsoon in Jaisalmer
There isn't a proper monsoon season in Jaisalmer as it is an arid region which receives very less rainfall. Annual rainfall in Jaisalmer averages around 20 cm and the months of July and August experience highest amount of rainfall
Places to see in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is a tourist hotspot which experiences a footfall in millions throughout the year. There are number of places to visit in Jaisalmer and all are equally enchanting. Some of the major tourist destinations include, Jaisalmer Fort (one of the largest forts in the world built in the year 1156 AD, pride of Jaisalmer), Patwon-Ki-Haveli (a five-storied architectural marvel with intricate detailing and structuring), Bada Bagh, Sam Sand Dunes (ideal for camelback safaris and hosts the famous Desert Festival in February and March each year with a variety of attractions), Thar Heritage Museum, Gadisar Lake, Desert National Park, Silk Route Art Gallery, and others.