The city of Udaipur is located in southern Rajasthan in a fertile valley well-protected by the elevated Aravalli Hills which also separates it from the Thar Desert. The city’s inter-connected lake systems and popular history and culture makes it a major tourist destination in the region. Its economy is driven by its marble industry and tourism.
Udaipur has a semi-arid climate with a hot dry summer and bracing cold winter. The winter season lasts from November to February with temperatures ranging from 5 °C to 30 °C and is followed by the summer season from March to June when temperatures range from 23 °C to 44 °C. Southwest monsoon brings rainfall to the region from the last week of June to mid-September and about 90% of the total rainfall occurs during this period. July and August are the wettest months of the monsoon season and the average annual rainfall for the area is 640 mm.
Population: 451,100 (2011 Census)
Area: 64 sq. km.
No of wards: 55
Gender ratio: 928/1000 males
Literacy rate: 90%
Udaipur city developed their GHG emissions inventory and Climate Resilient Cities Climate Action Plan (CRCAP) in 2018 with support from the CapaCITIES project to identify priority sectors from a climate change mitigation and adaptation perspective. The climate action plan was approved by its city council in June 2019 and can be accessed here. The Climate action planning for Udaipur can be found in the link below.