Shimla
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Shimla, India

The last month of the pre-monsoon summer, May, is an agreeable month in Shimla, India, with temperature in the range of an average high of 22.9°C (73.2°F) and an average low of 14.2°C (57.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a comfortable 19.4°C (66.9°F) in April, to an agreeable 22.9°C (73.2°F). In May, in Shimla, the average low-temperature is 14.2°C (57.6°F).

Rainfall

In Shimla, in May, during 4.6 rainfall days, 56.4mm (2.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Shimla, during the entire year, the rain falls for 84.8 days and collects up to 1412.1mm (55.6") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Shimla, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Shimla are April and May, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Shimla?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Shimla, is 22.9°C (73.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 14.2°C (57.6°F).

How much does it rain in Shimla in May?

In Shimla, in May, it is raining for 4.6 days, with typically 56.4mm (2.2") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Shimla have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Shimla is 13.7h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Shimla?

April and May, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Shimla?

In Shimla, the average sunshine in May is 9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Shimla?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in May in Shimla?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Shimla, India, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Shimla, India
  • Average high temperature in May: 22.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (24.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 14.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (15.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.7°C).

Average rainfall in May - Shimla, India
  • Average rainfall in May: 56.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (376.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (13.8mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Shimla, India
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (1.3 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Shimla, India
  • Average daylight in May: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, July and August (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in May - Shimla, India
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).