Wai is a town in Sātārā District, in Mahārāshtra state, India. Located on the Krishna River, Wai was a town of some prominence in the days of the Peshwas. Two important Maratha Brahmin from ruling families had their origins here: Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi (Tambe family) and Gopikabai, wife of Nanasaheb Peshwa (Raste family). Peshwas, a word derived from the Persian word for “foremost leader,” was similar to a modern prime minister, and served Maharashtra state from 1713 to 1857.
Climate: Wai. … The average annual temperature is 24.1 °C in Wai. In a year, the average rainfall is 1022 mm.
About Wai (Religious Place) Wai is a popular pilgrim spot located in Satara District of Maharashtra, on the banks of River Krishna, at a distance of 35 km from Satara. Wai, known as the Deccan Kashi, is famous for its temples and seven Ghats built on the river banks.