Discover Assam - The land of red rivers & blue hills

Assam is a state of breath taking scenic beauty, rarest flora and fauna, lofty green hills, vast rolling plain, mighty waterways and a land of fairs and festivals.

The population of Assam as per the 2001 Census (Provisional) is 26638407. Summer months are from April to October and the winter months are from November to March.

Assam Situated between 90-960 E. Longitude and 24-280 N. Latitude. Assam is bordered in the North by Bhutan and in the east East by Arunachal Pradesh. Along the south lies Nagaland, Manipur, and to the extreme south lies Mizoram. Meghalaya lies to her Southwest, Bengal and Bangladesh to her West.

The average temperature is moderate, about 84 degrees F (29 degress C) in the hottest month of August. The average valley temperature in January is 61 degrees F (16 degrees C). In this season, the climate of the valley is marked by heavy fogs and a little rain. Assam does not have the normal Indian hot, dry season. Some rain occurs from March onwards, but the real force of the monsoon winds is faced from June onward. Rainfall in Assam ranks among the highest in the world; its annual rainfall varies from 70 inches in the west to 120 inches per year in the east. Large concentrated during the months from June to September, it often results in widespread destructive floods.

Guwahati is well connected by air with most of the metros in the country.All the major carriers operate regular flights on daily basis to Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport of Guwahati. Other Airports in Assam are at Dibrugarh,Tezpur,Jorhat and Silchar.

Guwahati is also well connected to all metros by Indian Railways.

The best time to visit Assam is from October to April.

It is never too hot or cold in Assam.

The days are sunny and the nights are cool.


 

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