Dharamshala Climate & Weather

Current Weather in Dharamshala

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Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

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17°C

Max

35°C

Year Weather Chart

May

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15 °C

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26 °C

Jun

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16 °C

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26 °C

Jul

rain

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18 °C

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24 °C

Aug

rain

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17 °C

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24 °C

Sep

clear-day

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17 °C

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25 °C

Oct

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13 °C

Max

25 °C

Nov

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10 °C

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19 °C

Dec

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7 °C

Max

15 °C

Jan

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4 °C

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13 °C

Feb

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8 °C

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16 °C

Mar

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11 °C

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21 °C

Apr

clear-day

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15 °C

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24 °C

Best Season / Best Time to Visit Dharamshala

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Best Time to Visit Dharamshala

Dharamshala experiences four climates in a year: summer, monsoon, autumn and winter and the best time to visit Dharamshala is from September to October and then again from March to June. Dharamshala, formerly known as Bhagsu, is a city known as 'Heaven on Earth' located in Himachal Pradesh.

Summer in Dharamshala

Summers go on from March to June and the temperature at this time ranges from 22° C to 38° C.

Monsoon in Dharamshala

July to the mid-September is when the city experiences monsoon. The city receives heavy rainfall in July and August .

Autumn in Dharamshala

The autumn season continues from mid-September until November and is a good time for adventure activities and sightseeing.

Winter in Dharamshala

Winter lasts from December to February and it is extremely cold during this season. The temperature drops to -1° C and below in the month of January.

Things to Do During Summer

This is a good time to go trekking into the countryside. Do not miss visiting the waterfall near Shiva temple at Bhagsunag and Dal Lake 3 km away. Travellers can even drive down to McLeodGanj to buy Tibetan styled jewellery and crafts and then to Tibetan Gallery located near the bus stand, which sells Tibetan clothes.

Things to Do During Winter

At this time of year, one must check out the Himalayan Festival hosted by the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts or TIPA in December. 40 minutes away from here, travellers will find Sidhpur where the Norbulinka Institute for Tibetan culture is situated. This institute is dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan arts and craft skills. Another popular attraction is the Temple Road. On the east side of this road, Thekchen Choling Temple and Dalai Lama's private residence are joined by a single footpath. Also, a trip to Tibetan Children's Village is a must.

Dharamshala Video Reviews

Norbulingka Institute  Video Review

Norbulingka Institute

St John Church  Video Review

St John Church

Tibetan god Dalai Lama Temple  Video Review

Tibetan god Dalai Lama Temple

Very peaceful atmosphere in Dalai Lama Temple  Video Review

Very peaceful atmosphere in Dalai Lama Temple

Good temple with peaceful atmosphere  Video Review

Good temple with peaceful atmosphere

Good ancient church of Dharamshala  Video Review

Good ancient church of Dharamshala

Good place to visit in Dharmashala  Video Review

Good place to visit in Dharmashala

Very holy and peaceful place  Video Review

Very holy and peaceful place

Average place, nothing new  Video Review

Average place, nothing new

Must visit place if you want to see ancient things  Video Review

Must visit place if you want to see ancient things