The weather of Patna is characterised by humid subtropical climate with very hot summers and relatively milder winters.
Monsoons and the summer are to be avoided when planning a visit to this city. The best time to visit the city is between the months of October to March. The weather turns pleasant during these months, giving you a chance to explore the city to the fullest. Added attractions during this time are festivals like the Rajgir Mahotsav in October and the Sonepur Animal Fair in November. The Patliputra Mahotsav in March is also worth seeing; it heralds the onset of the spring season.