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Shillong weather in July (Meghalaya, India)

Curious about the July weather in Shillong? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In July, Shillong generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 27°C. But by evening, they drop to around 21°C.

Shillong in July falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 770 mm for the month. This month marks the year's heaviest rainfall, with frequent intense rainshowers. It's advisable to be prepared with appropriate rain gear to stay dry. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 21 days of rain.

The area sees fewer sunny days, with a projection of about 98 hours of sunshine. This reduced sunlight makes it ideal for those who prefer cooler, overcast conditions over bright sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, July may not be the ideal month to visit Shillong. January, February, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, April, May, June, July, August and September tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Shillong, monthly averages in July

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 21°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 27°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 68%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 770 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 21 days  
HumidityHumidity 87%  
SunshineSunshine 98 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in India in July

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

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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 July?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

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

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