Kadugodi

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Kadugodi
Kadugudi
Neighbourhood
Nickname(s): Whitefield, Kadugodi
Whitefield Railway Station
Small Tirupati
Coordinates: 12°58′N 77°45′E / 12.97°N 77.75°E / 12.97; 77.75Coordinates: 12°58′N 77°45′E / 12.97°N 77.75°E / 12.97; 77.75
Country  India
State Karnataka
Metro Bengaluru
Founded by Cholas Dynasty
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Body BBMP
Demonym(s) Bangalorean
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postal Index Number 560067[1]
Area code(s) +91-(0)80
Vehicle registration KA-53
Website www.bbmp.gov.in

Kadugodi (Kannada pronunciation: [Kāḍugōḍi]), also known as Kadugudi was founded by the great Cholas Dynasty. It is located in Whitefield, Bangalore in the state of Karnataka. Kadugodi comes from "kadu" & "Gudi" meaning "temple in a forest" in Kannada.

Climate[edit]

Kadugudi is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. Its elevation is the highest among the major large cities of India.

View of inside Kadugodi.

Kadugudi has a tropical savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) with distinct wet and dry seasons. Due to its high elevation, Kadugudi usually enjoys a more moderate climate throughout the year, although occasional heat waves can make summer somewhat uncomfortable The coolest month is December with an average low temperature of 19.4 °C (66.9 °F) and the hottest month is April with an average high temperature of 36 °C (97 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in Kadugudi is 36.8 °C (98.2 °F) (recorded in March 2012). However, the suburbs of Kadugudi recorded temperatures as high as 39 °C (102 °F). The lowest ever recorded is 9.8 °C (50 °F) (recorded in January 2013).

Winter temperatures rarely drop below 12 °C (54 °F), and summer temperatures seldom exceed 37 °C (99 °F). Kadugodi receives rainfall from both the northeast and the southwest monsoons and the wettest months are September, October and August, in that order. The summer heat is moderated by fairly frequent thunderstorms. The heaviest rainfall recorded in a 13-hour period in recorded on 17 October 2014

Climate data for Kadugodi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 32.8
(91)
36.9
(98.4)
37.7
(99.9)
37.3
(99.1)
38.9
(102)
38.1
(100.6)
33.3
(91.9)
33.3
(91.9)
33.3
(91.9)
32.4
(90.3)
32.7
(90.9)
31.1
(88)
38.9
(102)
Average high °C (°F) 27.6
(81.7)
30.2
(86.4)
32.9
(91.2)
35.1
(95.2)
33.3
(91.9)
29.4
(84.9)
28.1
(82.6)
26.5
(79.7)
29.3
(84.7)
28.0
(82.4)
27.0
(80.6)
26.2
(79.2)
29.4
(84.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.5
(70.7)
23.7
(74.7)
26.3
(79.3)
28.0
(82.4)
27.4
(81.3)
24.8
(76.6)
24.0
(75.2)
23.6
(74.5)
24.0
(75.2)
23.7
(74.7)
22.4
(72.3)
21.1
(70)
24.2
(75.6)
Average low °C (°F) 15.3
(59.5)
17.2
(63)
19.6
(67.3)
21.8
(71.2)
21.5
(70.7)
20.2
(68.4)
19.8
(67.6)
19.6
(67.3)
19.7
(67.5)
19.4
(66.9)
17.7
(63.9)
16.0
(60.8)
19.0
(66.2)
Record low °C (°F) 7.8
(46)
9.4
(48.9)
11.1
(52)
14.4
(57.9)
16.7
(62.1)
16.7
(62.1)
16.1
(61)
14.4
(57.9)
15.0
(59)
13.2
(55.8)
9.6
(49.3)
8.9
(48)
7.8
(46)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 1.8
(0.071)
7.9
(0.311)
7
(0.28)
40
(1.57)
110.2
(4.339)
89.1
(3.508)
108.9
(4.287)
142.5
(5.61)
241
(9.49)
154.5
(6.083)
54.1
(2.13)
17.5
(0.689)
974.5
(38.368)
Average rainy days 0.2 0.5 0.8 3 6.9 6 7.4 10 10.3 7.9 3.9 1.6 58.5
Average relative humidity (%) 60 52 45 51 60 72 76 79 76 73 70 68 65.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 262.3 247.6 271.4 257.0 241.1 136.8 111.8 114.3 143.6 173.1 190.2 211.7 2,360.9
Source #1: Indian Meteorological Department
Source #2: NOAA (humidity and sun: 2012–2014)

Geographic location[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area code". Retrieved 29 January 2015. 

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