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

March weather forecast and climate
Shimla, India

The first month of the pre-monsoon summer, March, is an agreeable month in Shimla, India, with average temperature fluctuating between 8.3°C (46.9°F) and 20.8°C (69.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from an enjoyable 16°C (60.8°F) in February, to an agreeable 20.8°C (69.4°F). In March, the average low-temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F).

Humidity

In Shimla, the average relative humidity is 45%.

Rainfall

In Shimla, during March, the rain falls for 13.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 72mm (2.83") of precipitation. In Shimla, India, during the entire year, the rain falls for 163.2 days and collects up to 1242mm (48.9") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. March is the last month it regularly snows. During 0.5 snowfall days, in March, Shimla aggregates 21mm (0.83") of snow. In Shimla, during the entire year, snow falls for 6.1 days, and aggregates up to 291mm (11.46") of snow.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day in Shimla is 12h.

Sunshine

In Shimla, the average sunshine is 9.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Shimla is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Shimla?

In March, in Shimla, India, the average high-temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F).

What is the average humidity in March in Shimla?

In Shimla, the average relative humidity in March is 45%.

How much does it rain in Shimla in March?

In March, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout March, 72mm (2.83") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Shimla?

March is the last month it regularly snows in Shimla, India. During 0.5 snowfall days, in March, Shimla aggregates 21mm (0.83") of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Shimla?

In Shimla, India, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Shimla have in March?

In March, the average sunshine is 9.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Shimla?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Shimla, India, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Shimla, India
  • Average high temperature in March: 20.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (30.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 8.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.6°C).

Average humidity in March - Shimla, India
  • Average humidity in March: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (35%).

Average rainfall in March - Shimla, India
  • Average rainfall in March: 72mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (333mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (14mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Shimla, India
  • Average rainfall days in March: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (29.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (2.8 days).

Average snowfall in March - Shimla, India
  • Average snowfall in March: 21mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (184mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

Average snowfall days in March - Shimla, India
  • Average snowfall days in March: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Shimla, India
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

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 March: 9.1h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.8h).

Average UV index in March - Shimla, India
  • Average UV index in March: 5

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).