When is the best time to go to Shangri-La?

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

  • The best month for good weather in Shangri-La is May
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January and December
  • The rainiest months are July and August

Annual weather in Shangri-La

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

January 22°F/50°F
February 25°F/54°F
March 32°F/58°F
April 43°F/61°F
May 50°F/67°F
June 56°F/68°F
July 58°F/68°F
August 56°F/70°F
September 54°F/67°F
October 43°F/63°F
November 29°F/58°F
December 23°F/52°F

Weather and climate in Shangri-La

Shangri-La enjoys a cold subtropical highland climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Shangri-La is 61°F (ranging from 50°F in january to 70°F in august). Annual rainfall is 57.2in, with a minimum of 0.7in in december and a maximum of 11.3in in july.
  • From january to march the climate is very bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 40°F and, in march, 5 days of rain are expected.
  • Between april and october the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 63°F and it rains about 21% of the time in october.
  • From november to december the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 52°F°C and it rains in december about 0.7in.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Shangri-La

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Shangri-La: 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


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