Baran is a city in Baran district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a municipality and the district headquarters of Baran district.
Baran is located at 25.1°N 76.52°E. It has an average elevation of 262 metres (859 feet).
The City has a dry climate except in the monsoon seasons. The winter season runs from mid of November to February and summer season runs from March to mid of June. The period from mid of June to September is the monsoon season followed by the months October to mid of November constitute the post monsoon or the retreating monsoon. The average rainfall in the district is 895.2mm. January is the coldest month with the average daily maximum temperature of 24.3'C and the average daily minimum temperature of 10.6'C.