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Shillong weather in December (Meghalaya, India)

Planning a trip to Shillong in December? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Shillong the weather in December is generally perfect, characterized by pleasant temperatures and low rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 20°C. But by evening, they drop to around 9°C.

Shillong in December usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 22 mm for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Rain is expected on roughly 1 day.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 237 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, December is a great time to visit. January, February, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While April, May, June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Shillong climate page with graphs.

 

Shillong, monthly averages in December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 9°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 20°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 2%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 22 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 1 day  
HumidityHumidity 89%  
SunshineSunshine 237 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in India in December

Find out more about the weather in India in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Shillong in December?

For visitors traveling to Shillong, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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