What do you understand by the concept of 'the annual cycle of seasons'?
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Annual cycle of season is
nothing but the change in weather seasons in a year. This is mainly due to tilt
of earth towards sun.
Indian climate is a monsoon
type of climate. Monsoon type of climate is classified as hot weather season,
cold weather, advancing monsoon and retreating monsoon.
Cold weather season is also
called as winter. It starts in the month of November and ends in February.
December and January months are the coldest months. This season is
characterised by cold days and cold nights. Coldest month in India is January.
Average temperatures in January range from 14 to 25 °C
Hot weather season is also
referred to as summer season that lasts from March to May. Warm weather season
in India is characterized by warm days and warm nights. In India may is the
hottest month. Average temperature in India during this season ranges from 32–40
Advancing monsoon or South
west monsoon season also called as rainy season give maximum rainfall to India
which lasts from June to September. Average Annual rainfall of India is 300–650
Retreating monsoon lasts from
October to December. The northeast (or "retreating") monsoon, brings
dry, cool, and dense Central Asian air masses to large parts of India.