Geography of Motihari
Climate of Motihari
The climate in Motihari city is sub-tropical with hot summers and mild and pleasant winters. The average annual rainfall is about 1200 mm. Summers in Motihari during the months of March, April and May are hot with temperatures as high as about 35°C to 46°C. Winters in Motihari are mild and pleasant with temperatures dropping to as low as 3°C to about 18°C. Heavy rainfall is experienced here during the monsoon in the months of June, July and August, with the temperature being very mild. However, an apt time for visiting Motihari would be during the months of October and November, post the monsoon season, when the climate is pleasant and ideal for sight-seeing. You can also participate in the Chhath Puja celebrations, during the last week of October.
Demographics of Motihari
Topography of Motihari
Vegetation in Motihari
A considerable population of Motihari is engaged in agriculture. Litchi fruit and Mitha Alua (sweet potato), grown here are quite popular. Other major crops grown here include rice, lentils, jute paddy and sugarcane. Besides, there are small scale industries like paper plant factory, sugar mill, button factory and others that contribute to the economy of this place. The sugar mill in Motihari is considered to be one of the largest mills in the state of Bihar. Steps are also being taken to promote fishing and dairy farming in Motihari and its nearby places.
Geographical Inputs about Motihari
District: East Champaran
Altitude: about 72 metres
Winter temperature: about 3°C (min) to 18°C (max)
Summer temperature: about 35°C (min) to 46°C (max)
Average Annual Rainfall: 1200 millimetres
Best time to visit: October, November
Languages spoken: Hindi, Bhojpuri, English
Crops grown: Rice, lentils, jute paddy, sugarcane, litchi fruit, sweet potatoes etc.
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