Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the largest and most developed city in North India after Delhi. This metro city is the administrative headquarters of Lucknow District and Lucknow Division. Lucknow has always been known as a multicultural city and flourished as a cultural and artistic capital of North India in the 18th and 19th centuries and as a seat of power of Nawabs. Today it continues as an important centre of education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music, and poetry. Lucknow ranked 6th among all the cities in India for fastest job-creation. It is the largest city of Uttar Pradesh, and after Delhi the second largest metro of North and Central India.
Climate Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh which experiences a typical subtropical climate with hot Summers and chill dry winter. Lucknow experiences summer from April to June. The temperature in the summer months rises to about 48 °C (118.4 °F). The weather in Lucknow experience seasonal monsoon. Monsoon sets in the month of July with the arrival of South-westerly monsoon winds and lasts till September. Weather of Lucknow during the winters are chilly. The winters start from October and lasts till February. The winter season is comparatively pleasant with the average temperature revolving around 11°C. It is the best time to visit this historic city.