Nellore is located at 14.43°N 79.97°E and is characterized by an elevation of 18 meters (59ft). The city experiences typical tropical maritime climate, which is expounded by warm & humid summers, and not very cold winters. The hottest months of the year are April and May and coolest months of the year are December, January and February. Bay of Bengal is situated at a distance of 24 km (15mi) from Nellore and sends cool breezes to the city both in winters and summers. Due to the city’s closeness to the coast, the humidity level is also comparatively high. The city receives 60 percent of the annual rainfall in October and December.