Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Republic of India on 9th November 2000. The State was formed out of Uttar Pradesh. The first claim to Uttarakhand was made at the Karachi session of INC in 1930. The state occupies 17.3% of India's total land area, which is around 51,125 sq. km.
- Summer – April – June (Temperature: Min 25°, Max 40° C)
- Monsoon – July- September (Temperature: Min 15°, Max 25° C)
- Winter – October – February (Temperature: Min Sub Zero, Max 18° C)