Muzaffarnagar is an old city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, which is famous for its sugar industry, paper mills and steel rolling mills. According to historians, earlier it was known as Sarwat which was gifted by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to one of his chieftains Muzaffar Khan. The city later known as Muzaffarnagar. Besides having acres of sprawling fields replete with good harvest owing to its rich fertile soil, Muzaffarnagar is also home to a myriad of temples, mosques, and places of religious importance. The most famous temples are the Bhairon ka Mandir, Shiv Chowk, Shukartal, Sukhdev temple, and Ganesh Ji Temple. While local delicacies such as Paneer Pasanda, Shaab Deg, Paneer Pakoras and Methi Roti are definitely worth tasting, it's chaats that have become all the rage in the city. The chaats are not just lip-smacking delicacies but are famous all over the country.
Best Time to Visit Muzaffarnagar
The best time to visit Muzaffarnagar is during the winter season, which begins in October and goes on till mid-March. The weather during this season is cold and dry and is a good time to go sightseeing in Muzaffarnagar.
Weather Of Muzaffarnagar
Muzaffarnagar’s climate is that of the warm temperate kind marked by hot summers and cold winters. The summer season in Muzaffarnagar begins in early April and ends around late June. June is the warmest month for the city, with an average temperature of 32.8 degree Celsius. The monsoon season in Muzaffarnagar begins in late June and goes on till mid-September. July experiences more rainfall than the other months, with an average of 294 mm. The driest month is April, which receives an average of 3 mm of rain. The average annual rainfall received by Muzaffarnagar is 955 mm. During the monsoon season, temperatures drop to a considerable extent. Temperatures increase again in October, but the weather becomes more mild and dry. Muzaffarnagar’s winter season begins in October and continues till mid-March. January is the coldest month of the year with an average temperature of 13.9 degree Celsius. Overall, the average annual temperature of Muzaffarnagar is 24.2 degree Celsius. The highest temperature ever to be recorded in the city is 47 degree Celsius, while the lowest temperature recorded was -0.9 degree Celsius.
How to Reach Muzaffarnagar?
By Air : The closest airport to Muzaffarnagar is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun at a distance of 124 km.
By Rail : The Muzaffarnagar Railway Station has many trains passing through it, connecting the city to various cities and towns in India. Some of the main cities connected by train to Muzaffarnagar are New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, and Vijayawada.
By Road : Muzaffarnagar is well connected by both private, as well as, government buses to several cities in India. The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation or UPSRTC has several buses connecting the city of Muzaffarnagar to others around. A few of these include Saharanpur, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Deoband, and Sisoli.