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Best Season:

Sep - June


Summer 14 to 28°C, Winter -2 to 10°C

Best Season / Best time to visit Shimla

Shimla is beautiful throughout the year and can be visited in any month, however, September to June will be the best months for travelling to Shimla or book Manali packages from Delhi.
  • Winter (October to February) are ideal for enjoying snowfall, skiing and ice skating. Average temperature during winter is 8°C and can dip as low as -2°C. This is a good time for honeymooning.
  • Summer (March to June) are the suitable time visiting Shimla tourism places and enjoying the scenic beauty of the place. Temperature ranges between 15°C to 30°C and is ideal for indulging in paragliding, trekking, camping and rafting. There will be no snowfall, but snow can be enjoyed on very high altitudes.
  • Monsoon (July to mid September) are not the best time to visit as excessive rain can result in landslides.
Summer months are good for adventure and sightseeing. The natural beauty is at its maximum during monsoons but travel can be made difficult due to unexpected landslides. Winters months are an ideal time for booking honeymoon packages for Shimla as these months are perfect for honeymooning and enjoying snow.

Month-wise Shimla Weather

Jan Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul Aug Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
March is a good month to visit Shimla.
Weather: Moderately Cold
Spring, the most beautiful time to visit Shimla, starts during March. The month of March is dominated by clear blue skies, cool breeze and lots of greenery, making it an ideal time for tourism. The month is also the beginning of the high-season for Shimla. Snow can be found on the ground but snowfall has completely stopped.
Month Climate Details
Jan
Freezing Cold with Snowfall
There is a chance of snowfall during the first week. Cold wind blows from Higher Himalayan region. Honeymooners can always plan or check out for tour packages for honeymoon in this month as this time is perfect for honeymooning and enjoying snow. Precaution needs to be taken if travelling with kids or the aged. The month enjoys fresh snowfall.
Feb
Very Cold
Chilly wind blows from Himalayan Peaks making the climate very cold. The temperature starts to rise from the end of this month. This place is less crowded at this time of the year and is ideal for honeymoon. Take extra care if travelling with kids or old people. Snowfall continues to create magic but will stop by the mid of this month.
Mar
Moderately Cold
Spring, the most beautiful time to visit Shimla, starts during March. The month of March is dominated by clear blue skies, cool breeze and lots of greenery, making it an ideal time for tourism. The month is also the beginning of the high-season for Shimla. Snow can be found on the ground but snowfall has completely stopped.
Apr
Pleasant
April is an ideal month for tourism in Shimla. Visitors can enjoy wildlife, adventure, sightseeing and other tourist related activities. The skies are clear and cool winds dominate the region. Lush greenery and scenic beauty of the nature flourishes during the month. Snow can be enjoyed only on high altitudes.
May
Pleasant
This is the hottest month of the year, but is not at all a causes of any inconvenience to the tourists as the days are warm and nights are chilly. The famous Summer Festival of Shimla is held during this month. For tourists wanting to enjoy snow need to go on higher altitudes.
Jun
Moderately Hot
Monsoon starts to make itself felt in Shimla, however, the rain is not any cause of inconvenience. It is a delightful experience, walking on the crowded Mall Road in evening and night during this month accompanied with great opportunities for shopping. Little snow can be found on the high hilly regions.
Jul
Rainy
Monsoon has started in this month and Shimla might not serve as a perfect holiday destination during monsoon. Natural calamities like landsliding, tree falling etc occur often due to heavy rainfall. Snow cannot be found on the plains but some snow can be found on high altitudes. The rates of hotels also fall by 30% during this month.
Aug
Rainy
The sky is covered with black clouds for most part of the day and heavy thundershowers occur. This might not be the best time for tourism as natural calamities like landsliding, can often cause road blockages, making it difficult for travel. There won’t be any snowfall but snow can be enjoyed on high altitudes. This is a good time for budget travel as the prices of tour packages as well as the hotels come down by almost 30%.
Sep
Pleasant
Monsoon continues to lash the region and will start to diminish from the mid of this month. Cold wind blows and tourists are advised to carry light woolen cloths. The hills and slopes become more attractive due to lush green covering and finding snow can be a difficult challenge.
Oct
Moderately Cold
Autumn reaches Shimla is the month of October, and this is also the beginning of the tourist season after the downpours. Shimla is less crowded in this month with clear sky, visible mountain peaks and chilling nights. Tourists can make plan for any sightseeing and also indulge in various adventure activities. Snow will start to accumulate on very high altitudes.
Nov
Very Cold
Autumn fades away and winter starts to descend from the end of the month. Be prepared with heavy winter clothes and tourists can look forward to enjoying adventures like skating, trekking etc. It is also an ideal month for honeymoon trip to Shimla for newlywed couples. Snow can be enjoyed at high altitudes.
Dec
Freezing Cold with Snowfall
Lush green hills with snow covered peaks offers a glorious view in these days, various winter sports can be played. Christmas and New Year Eve are other main attractions of December. Extra care needs to be taken if travelling with small kids or old people. Fresh snowfall will start from the end of this month.

Today / Current Weather


Rain

22°C


at 09:57 AM
Sunrise: 5:51 AM
Sunset: 6:50 PM
Humidity: 27%
Wind: 9 kph (Direction: West)
Updated at Thu Apr 17, 2014 09:57 AM

7 Day Weather Forecast

Apr 17
Thursday


Thunderstorm

High: 24°C
Low: 11°C
Apr 18
Friday


Thunderstorm

High: 21°C
Low: 11°C
Apr 19
Saturday


Chance of a Thunderstorm
High: 21°C
Low: 9°C
Apr 20
Sunday


Clear

High: 24°C
Low: 11°C
Apr 21
Monday


Clear

High: 26°C
Low: 12°C
Apr 22
Tuesday


Mostly Cloudy

High: 27°C
Low: 13°C
Apr 23
Wednesday


Chance of Rain

High: 26°C
Low: 12°C

Weather Graph for Shimla

Shimla monthly temperature and rainfall averages
Note: These are average maximum and average minimum temperature for Shimla . The highest temperature in Shimla for the month is usually higher than the average maximum temperature. Similarly, the lowest temperature in Shimla for the month is usually lower than the average minimum temperature.
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Posted by rahul 1 year, 9 months ago
Is there still snow/ice in Shimla/Kullu/Manali or nearby points in the summers ?(June)
Posted by saurabh 1 year, 10 months ago

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