Shillong weather in March (Meghalaya, India)

What can you expect from the weather in Shillong during March? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In March, Shillong typically experiences high temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 24°C, while night temperatures can drop to 13°C.

Shillong in March usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 120 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 5 days of rain.

The city usually sees around 233 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, January, February, November and December typically offer 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 March

Min Temperature 13°C  
Max Temperature 24°C  
Chance of Rain 18%  
Precipitation 120 mm  
Rainy days 5 days  
Humidity 68%  
Sunshine 233 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in India in March

Find out more about the weather in India in March 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 March?

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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

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

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Shillong.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to India? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in India. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.