Shillong
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.

Average weather Shillong by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 18 21 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 21 19
Precipitation (mm) 17 31 75 182 275 400 390 423 299 230 38 31



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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.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Sunday
16 january
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17°C
7°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
ZW
1
Monday
17 january
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18°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
Z
1
Tuesday
18 january
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18°C
8°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
ZZW
1
Wednesday
19 january
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19°C
8°C
0.3 mm
10%
1 Bft
ZW
1
Thursday
20 january
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19°C
8°C
0.1 mm
20%
1 Bft
ZW
2
Friday
21 january
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17°C
8°C
2.3 mm
55%
1 Bft
WZW
1
Saturday
22 january
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13°C
7°C
1.4 mm
40%
1 Bft
ZW
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Sunday
23 january
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14°C
6°C
5.5 mm
75%
2 Bft
ZZW
1
Monday
24 january
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16°C
7°C
3.0 mm
60%
2 Bft
ZW
2
Tuesday
25 january
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15°C
6°C
0.5 mm
20%
2 Bft
ZW
2
Wednesday
26 january
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15°C
5°C
0.3 mm
15%
2 Bft
ZW
2
Thursday
27 january
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15°C
5°C
0.3 mm
15%
2 Bft
ZW
2
Friday
28 january
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14°C
4°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
ZW
2
Saturday
29 january
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14°C
4°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
WZW
2

Climate Shillong

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 18 21 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 21 19
Night temp. (°C) 6 8 11 15 16 19 20 19 18 14 10 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 17 31 75 182 275 400 390 423 299 230 38 31
Days with rain 9 7 16 26 31 30 31 31 30 28 15 10
Dry days 22 21 15 4 - - - - - 3 15 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 9 9 9 6 5 4 5 6 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
UV-index 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4

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.