in East Khāsi Hills of Meghālaya, India

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
25.301 and 91.696 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 25° 18' 3" and E 91° 41' 46"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - INR
Spoken languages:
English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Panjabi, Assamese, Bihari , Kashmiri, Nepali, Sindhi, Sanskrit, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:49 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Kolkata
UTC/GMT offset: 5.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:30 am and 4:43 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Current travel safety evaluation for India in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to India.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning India. Last Update: 2020-10-29 08:32:26

Delve into Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji in East Khāsi Hills (Meghālaya) with it's 11,090 habitants is located in India about 920 mi (or 1,480 km) east of New Delhi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Cherrapunji is now 09:49 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kolkata with an UTC offset of 5.5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Cherrapunji. The closest is airport we know is Osmany International Airport in Bangladesh in a distance of 26 mi (or 41 km). The closest airport in India is Shillong Airport in a distance of 33 mi (or 41 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in India is Manas Wildlife Sanctuary in a distance of 107 mi (or 172 km), North-West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chhatak, Shillong, Sylhet, Dispur and Netrakona. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 51%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 37% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 31st of October 2020

20°C (67 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Light rain, setting, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 1st of November 2020

22°C (71 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.

Monday, 2nd of November 2020

20°C (68 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Kutmadan Cherrapunjee Resort

5,2 mi
MDR 27, Sohra,
793108 Cherrapunjee

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Cherrapunji - Wettest place on earth.

Published: October 23, 2012
Length: 37:08 min
Rating: 4 of 5

Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is the second wettest place on the planet and the only place in India to receive rain throughout the year. Cherrapunji, which means 'the land of oranges', is at an...

Natural Living Root Bridge of Cherrapunji in Meghalaya

Published: May 30, 2014
Length: 03:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: indiavideodotorg

One of the natural wonders of Meghalaya is the root bridges. Here is Root Bridge situated at Cherrapunji in Meghalaya. For more details click on -

Way to Cherrapunji, World's highest rainfall area by my Chevy Spark... no compromise with weather

Published: June 27, 2012
Length: 52:28 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: dr.mridul Sarmah

To reach world's highest rainfall area CHERRAPUNJI, MEGHALAYA during high rainfall by my Chevy spark.

Nohkalikai Falls , Cherrapunji , Meghalaya , India

Published: December 19, 2012
Length: 02:10 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Sawfnews Entertainment & Fashion

Nohkalikai Falls in Cherrapunji, Meghalaya state, India, is the highest plunge waterfall in the country, and the fourth largest waterfall in the world, with a drop of 1100 feet (335 metres)....

Cherrapunji - Nohsngithiang waterfalls.

Published: October 25, 2011
Length: 15:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Juby John Eipe

Yes we went to this place but couldn't see a thing.

Cherrapunji water fall during july

Published: July 16, 2012
Length: 20:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sushanta Kundu

this video was taken just after the day with 540 mm rain fall in 24 hours.

Duwan Singh Syiem Viewpoint, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

Published: December 27, 2010
Length: 19:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: indiavideodotorg

Glimpse of the Duwansingh Syiem viewpoint and the surrounding setting at Meghalaya. For more details click on - **JOIN... Living bridges of Cherrapunji

Published: December 25, 2014
Length: 47:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

India : Meghalaya. See on map .

Root Bridge at Mawlynnong, Shillong

Published: June 22, 2010
Length: 43:01 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: indiavideodotorg

Featured in this video is the Root Bridge in Cherrapunji, a small a town in Meghalaya state of India. For more information on this video click -

The Living Root Bridge

Published: December 10, 2013
Length: 00:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Somnath Paul

Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Cherrapunji  pronunciation (currently the historical name Sohra is more commonly used; alternative spellings are Cherrapunjee and Charrapunji), is a subdivisional town in the East Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is credited as being the second wettest place on Earth. However, nearby Mawsynram currently holds that record. Though, it still holds the world record for the most rainfall in a calendar month and in a year.

Located at 25.3, 91.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
East Khasi Hills district, Cities and towns in East Khasi Hills district, Weather extremes of Earth

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