Shillong weather in September (Meghalaya, India)

Curious about the September weather in Shillong? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In September, Shillong typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 26°C, while nights can cool down to about 20°C.

Shillong in September falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 458 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 14 days.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 103 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, September may not be the ideal month to visit Shillong. 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 September

Min Temperature 20°C  
Max Temperature 26°C  
Chance of Rain 46%  
Precipitation 458 mm  
Rainy days 14 days  
Humidity 90%  
Sunshine 103 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in India in September

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

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 September.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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