Ranthambore is a majestic roaring town in the Sawai Madhopur, famous for its wildness of tigers in Ranthambore National Park. It was founded and named by Ran Mal Jat, a chieftain. Raja Sajraj Singh Nagil was the first Jat king of this historic town. It was earlier named as Ranastambha or Ranastambhapura. Ranthambore is widely popular mainly because of the Ranthambhore National Park and its tigers.
Due to deserts and extreme whether Ranthambore is not always favorable to visit. The pleasant season to visit Ranthambore is winter, which starts from November to March while the best chance of viewing a tiger in the National Park is in the month of April/May.
The climate of Ranthambore is of a typical desert type, experiences a dry and hot summer season, lasting from April to June. During this time the average temperature ranges from 37.0° C(max) to 23.0° C (min). In winters the climatic conditions of Ranthambore range from being cool to being chilly. Winter prevails from October to march, witnesses average temperature around 29.0° C (max) to 9.1° C (min). The days are sunny and pleasant but during night the temperature goes quite a low degree. The best time to visit Ranthambore is during 1st October to 30th June. At any other time, the park is closed for visitors.