The hilly city of Shimla observes three winter months, namely December, January as well as February. During this period, wintry weather conditions are observed over the capital city of Shimla with minimums being on the lower side.
As far as snowfall activity is concerned, the city of Shimla records snowfall during the fag end of the year. So much so that Shimla even sees a white Christmas or a snowy new year.
However, this year was quite different, and Shimla saw its first spell of winter snow around December 12 itself. Thereafter, the weather became dry over the city. In fact, throughout the month of December, there was no snow show over Shimla.