Shillong Climate & Weather

Shillong Current Weather

clear-day

Clear throughout the day.

Min

5°C

Max

16°C

Best Season / Best Time to Visit Shillong

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Year Weather Chart

Feb

clear-day

Min

5 °C

Max

17 °C

Mar

rain

Min

11 °C

Max

21 °C

Apr

rain

Min

14 °C

Max

22 °C

May

rain

Min

17 °C

Max

23 °C

Jun

rain

Min

18 °C

Max

23 °C

Jul

rain

Min

18 °C

Max

22 °C

Aug

rain

Min

18 °C

Max

24 °C

Sep

rain

Min

17 °C

Max

22 °C

Oct

partly-cloudy-day

Min

14 °C

Max

22 °C

Nov

clear-day

Min

12 °C

Max

21 °C

Dec

clear-day

Min

7 °C

Max

18 °C

Jan

clear-day

Min

6 °C

Max

16 °C

Best Season / Best Time to Visit Shillong

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Best Time to Visit Shillong

Shillong experiences three Indian seasons - summer, monsoon and winter. The best time to visit Shillong is from February to December. Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya. The city is situated on the Shillong Plateau and therefore the weather is mostly pleasant throughout the year.

Summer in Shillong

Between March and June, Shillong experiences the summer season and the temperature at this time ranges from 15° C to 24° C. It is a pleasant time of the year and a good time for tourists to visit Shillong.

Monsoon in Shillong

Monsoons begin in June and end in September. Although the seasons brings heavy rainfall and strong winds, travellers will enjoy a visit to Shillong's numerous waterfalls as they are in full flow during monsoon.

Winter in Shillong

Winter extends from November to February and the minimum temperature during this time drops to 2° C. Shillong experiences heavy fog during winter. However, it is a great time to visit the region, especially for honeymooning couples.

Things to Do During Summer

Tourists will surely love a quiet boat ride on Ward's Lake and feeding its little fishes or simply sitting on its peaceful shores. Also, if in the city, do not miss the cascading waterfalls while you enjoy a nice picnic with your friends. Cherrapunji, a popular trekking site, is located nearby and adventurous tourists will love visiting it.

Things to Do During Winter

There are city markets where people can pick up cane items and hand-woven shawls as souvenirs. Another particularly exciting activity, tourists will love is cave exploration, which is a must-do during winters. Meghalaya has some of the longest limestone caves in Asia.

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Shillong Photos in March

Don Bosco Museum,Shillong

Photo by

Arunav Singh

Don Bosco Museum, Shillong
Wards Lake,Shillong

Photo by

Arunav Singh

Wards Lake, Shillong

Shillong Photos in April

Umiam Lake,Shillong

Photo by

Anantha Ravi Narayanan

Umiam Lake, Shillong
Elephant Falls,Shillong

Photo by

Ullas Babu

Elephant Falls, Shillong

Shillong Photos in May

Elephant Falls,Shillong

Photo by

Gaurang Desai

Elephant Falls, Shillong
Wards Lake,Shillong

Photo by

Nabin Ghosh

Wards Lake, Shillong

Shillong Photos in June

Umiam Lake,Shillong

Photo by

Manish Rauthan

Umiam Lake, Shillong
Air Force Museum,Shillong

Photo by

Nabin Ghosh

Air Force Museum, Shillong

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