Diu has a cool and dry climate throughout the year and there is mild winter (day temperature around 20'C and night around 15'C) in December and January requiring light woolens. The months March-May are hot (maximum 36'C) but the temperature does not rise abnormally. The maximum and minimum temperature of Diu town is 30'C and 22'C respectively. The area is lashed by the south west monsoon during June-September but it does not experience heavy rains like in area adjoining South Gujarat. The total rain fall, Diu receives is around 60 cm a year. The constant sea breeze also affects the temperature on the island.