Which part of India does experience the highest diurnal range of temperature and why?

 

Answer:

Points to Remember

  • The difference between the maximum and minimum temperatures on the same day of a same place  is referred to as the diurnal temperature range.

North Western part of India especially the Thar Desert - Highest diurnal range of temperature.

Reasons 

  1. During the day the sand heats up quickly and also cooled up very quickly during the night.
  2.  North Western part of India is situated away from the sea  

Answer to be written in the exam

The North Western part of India especially the Thar Desert experiences the highest diurnal range of temperature because 

  1. It is the desert region that is dominated by sand so, during the day the sand heats up quickly and also cooled up very quickly during the night.
  2. The diurnal temperature range rises with distance from the sea as  North Western part of India is situated away from the sea so, it experiences the highest diurnal range of temperature

 

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