Himachal Weather

Himachal in May

The minimun and maximum temperature in May in Himachal is 18°C and 45°C respectively. The weather is generally pleasant and clear in May and you would feel pleasant throughout the day. Summer Clothes clothes are recommended for Himachal in May.

Himachal Weather in May

This season is ideal for sightseeing, shopping, and visiting Himachal's picturesque villages, which are easily accessible during the summers.

Weather in Himachal

Himachal in winters: Winter is the best time to witness and experience another beautiful side of Himachal. Some popular hill stations to visit during the winters are Shimla, Manali, Narkanda, and Kasauli. The season of winter begins in Himachal Pradesh in the month of November and lasts till March.

Himachal in Summer: Summer is also the best time to visit Himachal Pradesh if you’re planning on doing some adventure sports such as trekking, camping, paragliding, kayaking, hot air ballooning, and white-water rafting. Summer here lasts from March to June and the climate is pleasant with just a few thunderstorms and pre-monsoon showers cooling down the temperature further. 

Himachal in Monsoon: Monsoon in Himachal Pradesh starts in July. Monsoon might actually be the best time to visit Himachal for honeymooners and couples. The hills turn a lush green from all sides and Dalhousie gets most of the rain. Although the rain turns the state mesmerizing, there is an increased danger of landslides at this time so it's always better to be forewarned. 

Best time to visit Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh has three seasons – summer, winter, and monsoon. Each season has its own advantages. February to June (Spring and Summer) is the best time to visit Himachal. The pleasant, and most popular time to visit is the winters, i.e., between October and February when it's the snowfall season. Himachal Pradesh is all about larger-than-life sceneries, glorious mountains, and comfort food.

Himachal Temperature and Weather Details

MonthMin. TempMax. TempWeather
With a minimum and maximum temperature of 5 degree and 22 degree can be seen in the month of Jan. Snowfall could occur in this month.
February6° C27° CSnowfall
The weather in the month of Feb remains cool and some high mountains receive snowfall. Woolen clothes will be required in this month.
March9°C39°CChances Of Snowfall
During these seasons, the hilly terrain of Himachal Pradesh receives pleasant temperatures. In the month of Mar, the state experiences springtime.
April17°C44°CSunny And Clear
Summer in Himachal Pradesh lasts from April to June. However, because of the high altitude, abundant forests, and cool mountain breezes, the climate is cooler than on the mainland.
May18°C45°CPleasant And Clear
This season is ideal for sightseeing, shopping, and visiting Himachal's picturesque villages, which are easily accessible during the summers.
June22°C46°CPleasant And Clear
It is strongly advised that tourists visit Himachal Pradesh at the start of the rainy season, preferably in June. Thus it will be a ideal month for your trip and travel in the Himachal.
July18°C39°CHeavy Rains
The rains have an impact on the majority of city life. Some tourist attractions are also prone to landslides, erosion, and flooding, limiting the areas tourists can visit.
The average rainfall varies greatly in this month. Its better to avoid visit during this month. As traveling during this month can impact on your travel.
September16°C28°CPleasant And Clear
At the end of the monsoon season. Wide range of average rainfall can be seen in this month.
October13°C29°CPleasant And Clear
The weather is very nice with temperature in the month of October. It is not a off season but mid season where you will find lots of people near you.
November9°C30°CPleasant And Clear
Beautiful transformation during the winters can be seen in the month of Dec, when it's the snowfall season.
This is also the best time for skiing and ice skating. Places like Rohtang Pass, Kufri and Shimla are quite popular tourist destinations.