When is the best time to go to Himachal Pradesh (Shimla)?

When is the best time to go to Himachal Pradesh (Shimla)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Himachal Pradesh (Shimla) are March, April, May, June, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are May and June
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • August is the rainiest month

For full information about the climate and weather in Himachal Pradesh (Shimla) a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 43°F/63°F
February 50°F/63°F
March 61°F/70°F
April 70°F/77°F
May 72°F/86°F
June 72°F/90°F
July 74°F/85°F
August 72°F/79°F
September 70°F/79°F
October 61°F/76°F
November 61°F/72°F
December 54°F/68°F

Weather and climate in Himachal Pradesh (Shimla)

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is correct. the thermometer goes up to 63°F°C and it rains about 33% of the time in february.
  • From march to june the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 90°F°C and it rains about 6.9in each month.
  • Between the months of july and august the climate is very bad. The record temperature this month is 86°F and it rains in august about 28.5in.
  • In september the climate is not good. At lunchtime, it's 74°F in average and it rains about 73% of the time in september.
  • Between october and december the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 68°F and you can expect to have 1.1in of rainfall/month during this period.

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The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Himachal Pradesh (Shimla): minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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