1 Minimum Temperature: 11° C (Summer), 2° C (Winter)
2 Maximum Temperature: 24° C (Summer), 18° C (Winter)
3 Best Time to Visit : April to July.

Shimla,formerly known as Simla, is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. In 1864, Shimla was declared the summer capital of the British Raj in India. A popular tourist destination, Shimla is often referred to as the "Queen of Hills," a term coined by the British.

Summer season :During the summers the weather in Shimla is very pleasant. The sun comes out full bright during the days and you can expect a temperature of 24 degree Celsius in summers.

Monsoon or Rainy season : The hills turn absolutely green and nothing could be more soothing to the eyes. However, it does rain quite a bit in Shimla during the months of July, August and September. During this time, there could be landslides in the region and temperature may fall to 15 degree.

Winter season : The winter months temperature varies from 2° C to 18° C.January is the collest month of the winter.

What to wear : Light cotton clothes during summer days and warms clothes for nights.For winters deep woollens are advisable.



Shimla Climate average temperature & rainfall chart (Month wise)
  City Month Max Temp Min Temp Mean Rainfall mm
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla January 8.6 1.9 57.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla February 9.7 2.7 64.2
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla March 13.9 6.5 62.1
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla April 18.9 10.9 46.1
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla May 22.7 14.4 62.8
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla June 23.7 15.8 161.1
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla July 20.9 15.3 419
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla August 19.8 14.9 385.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla September 19.6 13.5 206.5
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla October 17.9 10.7 38.5
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla November 14.1 7 12
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Shimla December 11.1 4.1 23.2