Shimla Weather in December

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

The climate in Shimla during December can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.

December is in the winter in Shimla and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (60°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

Shimla weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 15.5°C 59.9°F
Nightly temperature 4.9°C 40.8°F
Average temperature 10.2°C 50.4°F
Daily sunshine 7.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 55 mm 2.2 ins
Rainy days 2 days
Sea temperature 19.6°C 67.2°F
Humidity 59%
Windspeed 5.8kph 4 mph

On average December is the 4th driest month of the year in Shimla with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Shimla

Shimla average temperature in December

December rainfall

Shimla average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Shimla average rain in December

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 December 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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