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Fact and Figures

Area
1334 sq. km.
Core Area
392.50 sq. km.
Latitudes
25 46’ N to 21 12’ N
Longtitudes
76 17’ E to 77 13’ E
Nearest Railway Station
Sawai Madhopur (10 km.)
Temperature
Summer highest of 48 ‘ C
 
Winter lowest of 02 ‘ C
Climate
November to March- Cold
 
October & April- Moderate
Annual Rain Fall
800 mm
Rainy Season
July to September and park remains closed during that period.
Type of Forest
Dry deciduous and dry thorn forest.
Geography
There are two hill systems that meet in the forest-Aravlli and Vindhya ranges.
Roads
300 kilometers of road network.
Park Entry and Exit Time
 
Winter (Oct to Feb)
07:00 am to 10:00 am
 
02:30 pm to 05:30 pm
Summer (March to June)
06:30 am to 09:30 am
 
03:30 pm to 06:30 pm

Climate in Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is known as for its sub-tropical arid climate. There are well defined three weathers - winter, summer, Monsoon in the Tiger reserve. Often, Weather becomes changes in October and March, from Monsoon to winter season and from winter to summer season, respectively.
As usual, summer season starts during the end of March and remains until the month of June. It is very hot and dry environment in the summer months. During the summer season, the maximum day temperature remains around 46 degree Celsius whereas minimum night temperature remains around 30 degrees Celsius, and often hot and dry winds blow, humidity remains at its lowest.

Monsoon begins in late or after June and remains until September. The Weather remains full of humidity and hot, and the rain is pounding once or twice in a week. Sometimes it doesn't rain also occurs 10-15 days. During such a long monsoon break in Ranthambore, weather becomes very warm and moist.  Aridity is a common phenomenon in and around the Ranthambore National park. During monsoons the area has thick forest with good grassland and resultant, animal tends to concentrate on the forest and carnivorous animals follow them. In Monsoon season some place also becomes a picnic spot for the people in Ranthambore. The usual yearly rainfall is 800 mm in Ranthambhore and there is an average of 38 rainy days annually in Ranthambore and nearly 90 per cent of them are in the monsoon months.  

The winter period in Ranthambore lasts from November to February. In winter the night temperature stays below 10 ° C, whereas, the daytime temperature hovers around the 20 degree Celsius mark. During month of December and January the night time temperature drops below 2 degrees Celsius. Often, you can find some drizzle and fog during the mid winter season.