Shimla, nestled in the lofty snow-capped Himalayan peaks,is a popular hill station offering an unforgettable travel experience. It experiences a subtropical highland climate featuring three major seasons- pleasant summer, cold winter and a short rainy season.
Seasons in Shimla
Winters in Shimla
Shimla enjoys heavy snowfall in December and January, making it a perfect destination for snow lovers and winter sport enthusiasts from across the world. Though winter begins in November.
Summers in Shimla
The average maximum stands at low-twenties, while the minimum drops below 15 degrees. Shimla remains hot and humid with June being the hottest month of the year when the city occasionally witnesses more than 28°Celsius of temperature.
Monsoon in Shimla
July to September witnesses a high level of precipitation with July and August receiving more than 300 mm of rain. The average maximum of the season hovers around 20 degrees while the minimum fluctuates between 12° to 14° Celsius.
Places to see in Shimla
The best time to visit this place is from April to June. Shimla is an attraction even during the winter season for snow lovers.