Geographical and Physical Features

 

Dungarpur district is situated in southern most part of Rajasthan 23.200 to 24.010 of latitude and 73.210 to 74.230 of longitude. In East and North its borders on Banswara and Udaipur District respectively while it adjoins the State of Gujrat in South & West. Dungarpur District is the smallest district of the state covering 385592 hacts only, which is 1.13% of the total area of Rajasthan. The most of the part of Distrtict is hilly. The over all land productivity is rated to be low for the whole district with somewhat batter conditions found in its southern & western corners. The climate of the District is dry & temperature peak in may with mean daily maximum of + 41.50 c and absolute maximum +450c. The coldest month is January with temperatures falling to around +50c during night but with day temperatures still well above +200c. The average rainfall of District is 710mm and occur great variations from year to year and Drought situation is normal condition in the district. Rainfall data of district in last 18 years is as below:

 

Years

Normal Rain

(in mm)

Actual Rain

(in mm)

Different

(in mm)

1984 794.6 892.9 (+) 98.3
1985 790.3 401.0 (-) 389.3
1986 794.7 555.0 (-) 239.6
1987 794.7 588.0 (-) 206.7
1988 619.0 761.7 (+) 142.7
1989 761.7 655.1 (-) 106.6
1990 761.7 1022.5 (+) 260.8
1991 761.7 634.0 (-) 127.7
1992 761.9 653.2 (-) 108.7
1993 702.8 740.7 (+) 37.3
1994 761.7 724.3 (-) 3.74
1995 653.9 559.7 (+) 9.42
1996 653.9 804.8 (+) 150.9
1997 732.9 815.2 (+) 82.3
1998 737.1 732.0 (-) 5.1
1999 728.9 530.2 (-) 198.7
2000 728.9 401.00 (-)  327.9
2001

 728.9

597.4 (-) 131.5
2003 728.9 672.0 (-)56.9
2004 728.9 727.3 (-)1.6
2005 728.9 531.1 (-)197.8
2006 728.9 1404.5 (+)675.6
2007 728.9 768.5 (+)49.6
2011 728.9 767.7 (+)38.8
2012 728.9 964.1 (+)235.2
2013 728.9 709.8 (-)19.1