Shimla's cool climate is the precise reason why it is such a popular summer retreat. Located at an altitude of approximately 2200m above sea level, the region has a hilly terrain and is covered by dense evergreen forests. A few visitors choose to visit Shimla during spring or autumn, when the place is less crowded and the views are too spectacular for words.
|Spring||March-April||10°C to 20°C||Clear skies. Occasional rain and thunderstorms.|
|Summer||May- June||16°C to 28°C||Generally clear skies. Air might become smoky due to forest fires.|
|Monsoon||July-September||13°C to 20°C||Cool and humid. Continuous rain.|
|Autumn||October-November||10°C to 23°C||Skies are clear, chilly evenings.|
|Winter||December-February||-7°C to 10°C||Generally dull weather. Frequent snowfall.|