International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Architecture & Planning | India | Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024 | Rating: 4.9 / 10


Impact of Topography on Temporal and Spatial Characteristics of Air Temperature in Aligarh City, Uttar Pradesh, India

Huma Matloob


Abstract: The topographical variation is inherent property of the land, modifying the macroclimatic conditions and important to select the site for habitation. Relationships have been determined between topographic variation and micro-climatic conditions in Aligarh city that resembles to numbers of city in North India. For determining this relationship daily minimum and maximum air temperature were recorded at different altitude and locations in Aligarh city for the period between Februarys to May, 2020. The results indicated that the elevated part of city experience slightly warm and cool in winter and summer respectively compare to vast lesser elevated part of city. These moderated climatic conditions compare to surrounding resulted in development of medieval cities in recent past in many civilizations.


Keywords: Topography, Urban meteorology, Macroclimate, Climate


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 3, March 2024,


Pages: 358 - 362


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