Average Weather during January in Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), India

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Shimla in January is -1.2°C (29.84°F). The amount of rain/snow in January is normal with an average of 54mm (2.1in). The average maximum temperature lies around 9.4°C (48.92°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Shimla. It has 240 hours of sun.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Shimla should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

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For other monthly weather averages and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

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Min Temperature 29 °F
Max Temperature 48 °F
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 240

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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