Shimla Weather in May

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

The climate in Shimla during May can be summarized as warm and reasonably dry.

May is in the spring in Shimla and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

Shimla weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 28.8°C 83.8°F
Nightly temperature 16.9°C 62.3°F
Average temperature 22.8°C 73°F
Daily sunshine 9.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 69 mm 2.7 ins
Rainy days 4 days
Sea temperature 22.6°C 72.7°F
Humidity 40%
Windspeed 10.4kph 7 mph

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Shimla with around 69mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Shimla

Shimla average temperature in May

May rainfall

Shimla average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Shimla average rain in May

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 May 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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