When is the best time to go to Dharamsala?

When is the best time to go to Dharamsala? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Dharamsala are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are May, June and July
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • August is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Dharamsala

For full information about the climate and weather in Dharamsala a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 50°F/68°F
February 56°F/74°F
March 67°F/83°F
April 77°F/94°F
May 86°F/103°F
June 90°F/106°F
July 85°F/101°F
August 81°F/95°F
September 79°F/94°F
October 74°F/90°F
November 65°F/81°F
December 54°F/72°F

Weather and climate in Dharamsala

Dharamsala enjoys a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Dharamsala is 88°F (ranging from 68°F in january to 106°F in june). Annual rainfall is 44.2in, with a minimum of 0.6in in october and a maximum of 11.9in in august.
  • From january to february the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 90°F and it rains about 15% of the time in february.
  • Between march and april the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 108°F.
  • In the month of may the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 90°F.
  • In the month of june the climate is passable, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 106°F°C.
  • In the month of july the climate is unfavorable. The temperature rises to 101°F.
  • In the month of august the climate is not good, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 86°F.
  • In the month of september the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 94°F in average and it rains about 18% of the time in september.
  • Between october and november the climate is perfect. By early evening, the temperature averages 65°F and it rains in november about 0.8in.
  • In the month of december the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 72°F and you can expect to have 1.7in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Dharamsala

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Dharamsala: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Dharamsala

Find out when Dharamsala has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Dharamsala

  • Very low season in Dharamsala
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, June, July, August and September.
  • Low season in Dharamsala
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April and May.
  • High season in Dharamsala
    The number of visitors to Dharamsala is high in: October and November.
  • Peak season in Dharamsala
    The largest number of tourists visiting Dharamsala is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Dharamsala month by month

Best time for low prices in Dharamsala

Average prices of hotels in Dharamsala month by month

Generally, March is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Dharamsala. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, May is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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