Best Time to Visit Shimla

Summer Season (March to June):

The ideal weather conditions with very little humidity in the air make this the perfect time to be in Shimla. The blooms of the spring give tourists a fragrant and colorful welcome to the Queen of the Hills. With pleasant days, this is the best weather to visit Shimla for outdoor activities. Most people prefer to visit Shimla during the summers to beat the city heat and enjoy the scenic views and cool winds of Shimla. The temperatures range from 10-20° Celsius in March and April and between 16-28° Celsius in May and June. The spring months might also see some thunder and showers.

Winter Season (October to February):

Evenings tend to get cooler as autumn approaches in October. The skies are generally clear with temperatures falling to 10-12° Celsius in the evenings. The highest temperature during autumn is close to 20° Celsius. Winters turn the city to a pristine white with frequent snowfalls. Winters are generally characterized by dull weather which is enlivened by the snowfalls. During winters the temperature ranges between -7 to 10° Celsius. This is the best time to go to Shimla for those who wish to enjoy the snowfall. The snow-clad peaks in the backdrop look so mesmerizing and enchanting in this season.

Monsoon Season (July to September):

Monsoons in Shimla are characterized by continuous rain. Due to this, the weather is cool and comfortable despite the high levels of humidity in the air. However, on the flip side, there might be landslides. Temperatures range between 13 to 20° Celsius. If traveling on a tight budget, you could get great deals during this period as it is not the most preferred Shimla tourist season.

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