Weather, climate and best time to visit
Best time to visit Shillong
The best time to visit in Shillong in India is in February and March and November, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Shillong is 24°C in April and the lowest is 18°C in January.
Shillong has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Shillong or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
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14 day weather forecast Shillong
The weather for Shillong will be 18° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
Shillong has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Shillong is 23° degrees and there is about 2390 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 86 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 5.
Climate table of Shillong
Shillong weather by month
What is the average weather like in a given month for Shillong? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.
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Frequently asked questions
Where is Shillong?
Shillong is located in India. It lies in a straight line at 12,501 km from New York.
The coordinates of Shillong are:
- Latitude: 25.573987
- Longitude: 91.896807
The GPS coordinates are 25° 34' N, 91° 53' E
How long is the flight to Shillong?
The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Shillong is approximately 15 h. 50 min.
What are the nearest airports to Shillong?
These are the airports closests to Shillong:
- Shillong Airport (17 km) — Shillong
- Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (67 km) — Guwāhāti
- Osmany International Airport (68 km) — Sylhet
How many inhabitants are there in Shillong?
Shillong has approximately 375,527 inhabitants.
How big is Shillong?
The area of Shillong is around 2,423 km².
What is the currency of Shillong?
In Shillong the Indian rupee (INR) is used to pay.
Exchange rates on 16 January 2022
- 1 US dollar = 74.14 Indian rupee
- 1 Indian rupee = 0.013 US dollar
- 100 US dollar = 7,414.44 Indian rupee
- 100 Indian rupee = 1.35 US dollar
What is the area code of Shillong?
The area code to call Shillong is +91.