Shimla Weather in October

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

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Shimla and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

Shimla weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 24°C 75.1°F
Nightly temperature 13.1°C 55.5°F
Average temperature 18.5°C 65.3°F
Daily sunshine 9.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 35 mm 1.4 ins
Rainy days 2 days
Sea temperature 23°C 73.3°F
Humidity 56%
Windspeed 6.1kph 4 mph

On average October is the 2nd driest month of the year in Shimla with around 35mm 1.4 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 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Shimla

Shimla average temperature in October

October rainfall

Shimla average rain in October

October hourly sunshine

Shimla average rain in October

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 October 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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