Ghatanji is a very old city and the municipal council in Yavatmal district in the state of Maharashtra, India. It is also known as ‘Cotton City’ because in this area farmer produces a fine quality of cotton. It is also a place of pilgrimage of ‘Brahmalin Shree Sant Maroti Maharaj’ having Devasthan near the bank of river ‘Waghadi’. Every year, in the month of January–February, a fair in the name of ‘Brahmalin Shree Sant Maroti Maharaj’ takes place at the ‘Azad Maidan’. The day on which ‘Dahi Handi’ is being celebrated, is the main occasion in one month fair.
This city has a tropical climate. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall. The climate here is classified as Aw by the Koppen-Geiger system. In Ghatanji, the average annual temperature is 27.6 °C. Precipitation here averages 1093 mm.