May is the Summer season in Shimla. Summer starts this month and it lasts until June last week. Shimla weather in may is hot and pleasurable. This month is an enjoyable month as the weather remains pleasant. Tourism businesses start booming in this month. A tourist from almost every hot state of India comes to Shimla to enjoy their summer holidays and cold weather of Shimla.
In Shimla, you can survive without a fan, A/C or Cooler, unlike other states where you cannot live without these appliances for a minute. May month also like a blessing for local people of Shimla. Most of the people plan their temple visits this month. In this season, they can enjoy the weather after chilling winters. Life starts budding central bureaucrats and ministers starts visiting Shimla with their families. This season also invites many filmmaking studios to starts shoot in Shimla.
Shimla weather in May remains pleasant and enjoyable. Day temperature could rise up to 28 degrees and night are chilling, even you would prefer to cover with a blanket sometimes. However, it is the hottest month of Shimla but temperature cannot rise much. All of the sudden rainfall decrease the temperature.
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In the month of May, tourists can do a lot of activities other than hiring a car and have sightseeing of Shimla city. Walking and exploring the city on feet is also one of the recommended actions this month. Tourist can plan a temple visit by trekking on feet. Trek routes are there for Jakhu temple, Tara Devi temple and Kamna Devi temple in Shimla.
May month in Shimla is a blessing for tourists from the hotter part of India. Travelers should keep a combination of summer clothes and also a set of warm clothes. Warm clothes should keep for unpredictable rains of Shimla. Rains drop the temperature of Shimla to freezing level.