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7 Facts About Climate of Lahore

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Lahore features a five-season semi-arid climate with five seasons: foggy winter with few western disturbances causing rain; pleasant spring ; summer with dust, rain storms and heat wave periods; rainy monsoon ; and dry autumn.

Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.

A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.

Lahore is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, and is the country’s second-most populous city after Karachi.

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The hottest month is June, where average highs routinely exceed 40 °C. The wettest month is July, with heavy rainfalls and evening thunderstorms with the possibility of cloudbursts.

A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, lightning storm, or thundershower, is a storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere, known as thunder.

A cloudburst is an extreme amount of precipitation in a short period of time, sometimes accompanied by hail and thunder, that is capable of creating flood conditions.

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The coolest month is January with dense fog.

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The city’s highest maximum temperature was 48.3 °C recorded on May 30, 1944.

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And 48 °C was recorded on June 9, 2007.

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The lowest temperature recorded in Lahore is –1°C, recorded on 13 January 1967.

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The highest rainfall in the city recorded during 24 hours is 221 millimetres, which occurred on 13 August 2008.

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