|Height :||254 m|
|Residents :||406,192 (2011)|
The climate in Patiala is known as the local steppe climate . In the summer months of July and August, during the monsoon season , most precipitation falls. The average annual precipitation is 754 mm. The annual mean temperature is 24.5 ° C.
The climate crisis has led to a drastic shortage of drinking water across India . This is particularly noticeable in Patiala. The city is one of those 21 major Indian cities whose groundwater reserves will be completely depleted in 2020 according to calculations by the government agency NITI Aayog.
Today Patiala is a commercial and industrial center , play an important role u. a. Textile processing and distilleries.
- Jessie Yeung, Swati Gupta, Michael Guy: India has just five years to solve its water crisis, experts fear. Otherwise hundreds of millions of lives will be in danger. In: CNN. July 4, 2019, accessed on July 10, 2019 .