Best Time To Visit Dharamshala

Best 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-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 19 Jan

14oC

4oC

Clear throughout the day.

Wind:1.48 m/s

Humidity:32%

Precipitation:0%

  • Sat 20 Jan
    14oC | 5oC

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sun 21 Jan
    14oC | 3oC

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Mon 22 Jan
    15oC | 2oC

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    8oC | 0oC

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Wed 24 Jan
    13oC | 1oC

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    14oC | 1oC

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

Month wise Weather in Dharamshala

Average Temperature in Dharamshala by month

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  • 30o
  • 20o
  • 10o 0o
Jan

Average temperature: 15oC

Minimum temperature: 6oC

Maximum temperature: 22oC

Feb

Average temperature: 14oC

Minimum temperature: 7oC

Maximum temperature: 21oC

Mar

Average temperature: 16oC

Minimum temperature: 8oC

Maximum temperature: 24oC

Apr

Average temperature: 25oC

Minimum temperature: 14oC

Maximum temperature: 34oC

May

Average temperature: 27oC

Minimum temperature: 17oC

Maximum temperature: 37oC

Jun

Average temperature: 31oC

Minimum temperature: 20oC

Maximum temperature: 43oC

Jul

Average temperature: 30oC

Minimum temperature: 24oC

Maximum temperature: 36oC

Aug

Average temperature: 27oC

Minimum temperature: 23oC

Maximum temperature: 31oC

Sep

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 21oC

Maximum temperature: 32oC

Oct

Average temperature: 26oC

Minimum temperature: 19oC

Maximum temperature: 33oC

Nov

Average temperature: 19oC

Minimum temperature: 13oC

Maximum temperature: 26oC

Dec

Average temperature: 15oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 25oC

Highest temperature in Dharamshala is recorded as 43oC in June.

Lowest temperature in Dharamshala is recorded as 5oC in December.

Average Humidity in Dharamshala by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Feb

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Mar

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 71%

Apr

Average Humidity: 53%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 57%

May

Average Humidity: 33%

Minimum Humidity: 32%

Maximum Humidity: 34%

Jun

Average Humidity: 45%

Minimum Humidity: 38%

Maximum Humidity: 53%

Jul

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Aug

Average Humidity: 90%

Minimum Humidity: 86%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Sep

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 80%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Oct

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 73%

Nov

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Dec

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

Most humid month in Dharamshala is August.

Least humid month in Dharamshala is May.

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