Historical Weather of Dalhousie in May
CHECK 7 DAYS FORECAST FOR DALHOUSIE
Total in wettest month
210.5 mm (1966)
Heaviest rain in 24 hours
132.4 mm (12th 1966)
Dalhousie is a hill station located in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The town has an elevation of about 7,000 ft and is situated on five hills, offering great trekking opportunities. Tourism is the main stay of Dalhousie which accounts for 13% of the GDP of Himachal Pradesh. The best time to visit the town is from May to September. The hill station was established in 1854 by the then British Governor-General of India Lord Dalhousie.
Seasons in Dalhousie
Winters in Dalhousie
Winter in Dalhousie is severe. It begins in December and continues till the end of February. The average night temperature during the season hovers around 4°C, while the maximum settles close to 11°C. Snowfall is a common feature here, which adds up to the bitter cold in the town. If you are one of those who loves to watch snowfall and can really bear the cold then winter is the best season to be in Dalhousie.
Summers in Dalhousie
The summer season in Dalhousie starts in March and ends in May. During this period the weather in the city is extremely pleasant and comfortable. The average maximum temperature during this season settles below 25°C. This is the best time to be in Dalhousie
Monsoon in Dalhousie
June, July, August and September are the monsoon months for Dalhousie. The city observes moderate rain during this period. The average rainfall amount in the city is 1,500 mm during the season. July and August with an average rainfall of 600 mm each are the rainiest months for the city. Roadblocks due to landslides are a common feature during this period. It is therefore not a good time to visit the place.
Places to see in Dalhousie
Bakrota hills, Gandhi chowk, Chamera's Lake, St Patricks Church, St. Johns Church, Ganji Pahari, Bara Patthar Temple, Subhash Baoli and Gandhi Chowk Plaza afre some of the places to visit in Dalhousie.