Shimla Weather in August

What's the weather like in Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) in August 2024?

The climate in Shimla during August can be summarized as warm, humid and very wet.

August is in the summer in Shimla and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 19°C (65°F) is normal.

Shimla weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 25.5°C 77.9°F
Nightly temperature 18.5°C 65.3°F
Average temperature 22°C 71.6°F
Daily sunshine 6.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 348 mm 13.7 ins
Rainy days 14 days
Sea temperature 23.2°C 73.8°F
Humidity 84%
Windspeed 9.4kph 6 mph

On average August is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Shimla with around 348mm 13.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Shimla

Shimla average temperature in August

August rainfall

Shimla average rain in August

August hourly sunshine

Shimla average rain in August

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Shimla in August 2024.

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Shimla weather stats

Shimla weather statistics
Hottest month: June 29.4°C 84.9°F
Driest month: November 17mm 0.7ins
Sunniest month: October 9.2hrs
Coldest month: January 13°C 55.4°F
Wettest month: July 422mm 16.6ins
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