Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education Government of India

National Workshop on Recent Advances in Statistical Methods and

Applications in Forestry and Environmental Sciences 2018

May 23-25, 2018

Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation Government of India

Dehradun City And Weather

Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand, is 250 km from New Delhi by road and lies in the foothills of the Himalayas nestled between two of India's mightiest rivers- the Ganges on the east and the Yamuna on the west. It is well connected by road, rail and air and is in proximity to popular Himalayan tourist destinations such as Mussoorie, Shimla, Auli and the Hindu holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh along with the Himalayan pilgrimage circuit. The city of Dehradun has various tourist spots like Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, The Shahastradhara (a spring of water), Malsi Deer Park, Robber's cave, Buddha Temple, Lachhiwala, Rajaji National Park etc.

The geographical location of Dehradun city is mainly responsible for its ever-changing but pleasant weather. Dehradun has a sub-tropical climate with cold winters, warm and colorful springs, humid and hot summers and an extended monsoon. Since Dehradun is an inter-mountain valley and is positioned between altitudes of 700-1000m above sea level and is surrounded by forests and mountains. Weather in summer (May-June) with monthly average minimum and maximum temperatures ranging from 23 to


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