Shimla still stays in monsoon through the month of August. Frequent showers take place during first two weeks of August. Shimla town continue to be foggy, sometimes visibility is too low that you can’t see beyond 2-3 meters. The intensity of Monsoon decrease gradually in end of this month, but temperature starts dropping slowly to welcome winters. Northern air starts in the end of this month and winter monsoon comes in shape. Frequency of rainfall is lesser through the last weeks of this month.
Shimla temperature stays between maximum 22 degree and 15 degree lowest in nights. Sun always stays in clouds, sometimes rain and sunlight can be seen together to form a rainbow. The formation seven color rainbows are uncommon and really beautiful. First two weeks of this month are humid and warm and last weeks are started getting cold that you would require light woolen and Jacket.
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In this month you can see a beautiful view of hills with mist and clouds. There are many places in Shimla offers a perfect view like Fagu, Kamna Devi Hill, Advance study (Prospectus hill) and Summer Hill. In Shimla rain is sometimes very inetence but this is short lived you would find blue sky for sightseeing and outing. You can also enjoy a cup of coffee at your favorite restaurant at Mall road. Restaurants at Mall road are fully occupied if it’s raining outside.
Shimla is rainy in the month of August. You should keep your umbrella or raincoat while going out to be preventive from rain and falling sick ultimately. It is too cold sometime that you need to put a sweater and light woolen. You should keep these clothes in your luggage as buying at a time could be expensive.