Best Time To Visit Dharamshala - Time To Go To Dharamshala

Winters: With lower Dharamsala at an altitude of 1,400 m and McLeod Ganj around 1,750 m, it is noticeably much cooler than the plains below. In January, Dharamsala weather is cold and temperatures can plummet to below freezing. Even in March, when the weather down in Delhi is very hot, tourists will need a heavy winter coat in Dharamshala.

Summers:  While in summers i.e. May and June, temperatures can reach upto 38°C.

Monsoon season is from July to September and is very wet. Monsoon season offers views of the cleanly washed forest like none other, and low hotel rates due to few tourists.

The peak tourist season in Dharamsala is between March and June, but it is very busy as most tourist flock to avoid the heat of the lower plains. Throughout the year there are good seasons to visit - October and November with the cooler weather. Late February is a good time to catch the Tsuglagkhang Complex. 

The off season is in December and January when it is very cold.

So, the best time to visit Dharamshala is between May to June and October – November.

Climate in Dharamshala

Know weather for your travel dates:

19-Jul-2018
Today 19 Jul

79

68

Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

Wind:0.53 m/s

Humidity:72%

Precipitation:0.37%

  • Fri 20 Jul
    80 | 71

    Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Sat 21 Jul
    79 | 70

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 22 Jul
    77 | 67

    Rain starting in the afternoon.

  • Mon 23 Jul
    79 | 69

    Rain in the morning.

  • Tue 24 Jul
    72 | 69

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Wed 25 Jul
    80 | 69

    Rain starting in the afternoon.

Month wise Weather in Dharamshala

Average Temperature in Dharamshala by month

  • 120℉
  • 90℉
  • 60℉
  • 30℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Feb

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Mar

Average temperature: 65℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Apr

Average temperature: 78℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 108℉

May

Average temperature: 84℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 108℉

Jun

Average temperature: 84℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 113℉

Jul

Average temperature: 84℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 99℉

Aug

Average temperature: 83℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Sep

Average temperature: 80℉

Minimum temperature: 66℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Oct

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Nov

Average temperature: 62℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Dec

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Highest temperature in Dharamshala is recorded as 113℉ in June.

Lowest temperature in Dharamshala is recorded as 32℉ in January.

Average Humidity in Dharamshala by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Feb

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Mar

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Apr

Average Humidity: 48%

Minimum Humidity: 34%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

May

Average Humidity: 44%

Minimum Humidity: 32%

Maximum Humidity: 65%

Jun

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 34%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Jul

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Aug

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Sep

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Oct

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Nov

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Dec

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Most humid month in Dharamshala is August.

Least humid month in Dharamshala is May.

Best time to visit Dharamshala Attractions in July

  • Best time to visit Hpca Stadium in Dharamshala
    • Everyday : 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM
  • Best time to visit The Body Temple in Dharamshala
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Kangra Fort in Dharamshala
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Best time to visit Gyuto Monastery in Dharamshala
    • Everyday : 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM