Historical Weather of Shillong in Jan
Max Temperature 15.6 60° cf
Min Temperature 3.6 38° cf
Highest 22.0 72° cf (28th 1975)
Lowest -4.5 24° cf (29th 1970)
Monthly Total 15.2 mm
No. of rainy days 1.6
Total in wettest month 90.7 mm (1957)
Heaviest rain in 24 hours 52.3 mm (10th 1957)
Shilling, the capital of Meghalaya takes its name from the deity Shilling or Lei Shilling. This city used to be the capital of Assam for over century since 1874 till Meghalaya became a separate state. The city is based on an elevated swathe, which lays almost 1500 meters above the sea level. The seasons here could be divided into three sections. Summer, Monsoon and winter.
Seasons in Shillong
Winters in Shillong
The winter season from November to February are freezing cold and minimum temperature reaches about 0°C. Fog formations for short durations are common during winter.
Summers in Shillong
Summers begin in March and go on till June. One would experience a maximum temperature of 24°C and a minimum temperature of 15°C providing a cool vacation environment.
Monsoon in Shillong
The monsoons arrive in June and it rains almost till mid October. The annual rainfall is around 200 cm making this a very wet hill station.
Places to see in Shillong
Best time to visit is October, November and between March and April. Shilling is famous for a number of its waterfalls like Elephant falls and Beadon falls. The Butterfly museum is an amusing sight with its finest and rarest species of butterflies and moths. The Lewduh market or the Bara Bazaar, is one huge colorful jamboree. Generally recommended to every newcomer as the first place to be visited upon arrival the Lewduh market sees an influx of peddlers across Meghalaya advertising and trading their wares.
Weather on Twitter
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Cyclonic circulation forms in Bay of Bengal, to induce depression by weekend
April 23, 2019
Bengaluru rains to return today evening, intense showers likely in pockets
April 22, 2019
Chennai rains to begin anytime, relief from heat as temperature slips to 33 degrees
April 22, 2019
Intense rains ahead for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
April 21, 2019