'Rajasthan receives 49% more rainfall than last year'

The state of Rajasthan has been blessed with plentiful of rainfall this year. South-western rainfall in the state has been 49.14 per cent higher in comparison to the rainfall data that was recorded for the rains that were received in the previous year, 2015.
The above however stands as an exception to the city of Sri Ganganagar in the state that has experienced a dearth of rainfall.
All the other districts and cities in the state have recorded rainfall in surplus or in a standard average amount.

Areas that received premier rainfall in Rajasthan:

The highest amount of rainfall has been received in the city of Chittorgarh and the same was recorded at 1198.51 mm. This was followed by Pratapgarh that received and recorded rainfall at 1177.88 mm.

Data from the Jaipur Meteorological Department for rainfall in the state:

Data collected from the Jaipur Meteorological Department (Jaipur Met office) reveals that the state has received rainfall of about 695.62 mm in comparison to 530.08 mm of rainfall that was received and recorded till September 30 in the previous year.

More than half of the rainfall received last year has been recorded this year:

Jodhpur, Pali, Chittorgarh and Pratapgarh are places in the state that have received rainfall in abundance as compared to the last year (2015). These places are said to have received rainfall in excess to the extent of 60 per cent than last year.

Rainfall was blissful in these places too:


28 other districts in Rajasthan have also received rainfall judiciously in comparison to the rainfall received in the year 2015. This rainfall has been recorded to be received in the slab of 29 per cent to 59 per cent.

State capital, the Jaipur city and its rain data:

Jaipur, the state capital has recorded rainfall of about 567.19 mm as compared to 524.60 mm which was recorded in the year 2015.

Rains, a bane for some places and not a boon: Flood situations:

Judicious rainfall was a boon until rains also caused havoc situations and flooded many districts as the shower was extremely heavy.

“This has seen to be the best monsoon to have taken place in the state of Rajasthan since the year 2012. The only district that has been seen to receive scarce rainfall is Sriganganagar“- as expressed by an officer of the Jaipur Meteorological Department (Jaipur Met office).

Monsoon thinning away:

Monsoon season is being seen to recede back and is expected to bring the onset of the next season slowly. It has being observed and forecasted that within a week’s time or more, monsoon will be seen to come to a halt in the state.

Recording the changes and decline in the daily temperatures:

Moderate spell of rain is continuing in various parts of Rajasthan. As said that monsoon is retreating already slowly, various places in the state are experiencing a fall in the daily temperature that is recorded. The minimum and maximum temperatures are falling down and with this the next season, the winter season will slowly be welcomed.


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