Raidul

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Raidul
Village
Raidul is located in Uttarakhand
Raidul
Raidul
Location in Uttrakhand, India
Raidul is located in India
Raidul
Raidul
Raidul (India)
Coordinates: 30°30′N 78°28′E / 30.5°N 78.46°E / 30.5; 78.46Coordinates: 30°30′N 78°28′E / 30.5°N 78.46°E / 30.5; 78.46
Country  India
State Uttrakhand
District Pauri Garhwal district
Population
 • Total 607
Languages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 246166
Telephone code 91-1368
Nearest city Kotdwara

Raidul is a small village, a hill station, a popular holiday destination in Pauri Garhwal district in the Indian state of Uttrakhand.

Geography[edit]

Raidul is located at 30°30′N 78°28′E / 30.5°N 78.46°E / 30.5; 78.46. It has an average elevation of 1,372 metres (4,462 feet).

Climate[edit]

The region has a sub-temperate to temperate climate, which remains pleasant throughout the year. The climate of Raidul is very cold in winter and pleasant in summer. In rainy season the climate is very cool & full of greenness.

Raidul
Climate chart (explanation)
J F M A M J J A S O N D
 
 
7.4
 
 
5
−2
 
 
7.1
 
 
6
1
 
 
9.1
 
 
14
2
 
 
9.4
 
 
17
7
 
 
6.1
 
 
24
10
 
 
3.6
 
 
29
11
 
 
5.8
 
 
32
13
 
 
6.1
 
 
30
12
 
 
3.8
 
 
25
12
 
 
3
 
 
22
7
 
 
1
 
 
18
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3.3
 
 
8
−1
Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
Source: Raidul Weather
Climate data for Raidul
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 5
(41)
6
(43)
14
(57)
17
(63)
24
(75)
29
(84)
32
(90)
30
(86)
25
(77)
22
(72)
18
(64)
8
(46)
19
(67)
Average low °C (°F) −2
(28)
1
(34)
2
(36)
7
(45)
10
(50)
11
(52)
13
(55)
12
(54)
12
(54)
7
(45)
4
(39)
−1
(30)
6
(44)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 74
(2.91)
71
(2.8)
91
(3.58)
94
(3.7)
61
(2.4)
36
(1.42)
58
(2.28)
61
(2.4)
38
(1.5)
30
(1.18)
10
(0.39)
33
(1.3)
657
(25.86)
Source: Raidul Weather

Demographics[edit]

At the 2001 India census, Raidul had a population of 607, though many people are required to leave by nightfall. Only tourists and those working in the tourism industry may stay overnight. Males constitute 99% of the population and females 1%. Raidul has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the Indian national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 72%. In Raidul, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age. The language most commonly used in Pauri Garhwal is Garhwali.

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