November is the cold month on the Shimla weather graph. This season is the middle of autumn, slowly moving to winters. However, it is also considered the best time to visit Shimla for the people who do not want to bear the freezing weather of December and January. Diwali also could fall in this month which depends on the Hindu moon calendar. Most people want to celebrate Diwali at their homes, but some people want to travel these days. During festivals, Shimla also shows its uniqueness like other parts of the country.
Shimla is very cold in November. Day temperature is as low that you would need Jackets or heavy woollen to wrap you. Mercury ranges between 10 O C to 7 O C maximum and 0 O C to 3 O C minimum. Winds are cold and glacial; nights are chilling that you would have to wrap yourself with quilt (Rajai).
|Maximum Average Temperature
|Minimum Average Temperature
|Average Rainfall in mm
In the above table, we have shown the average temperature of Shimla between 1902 to 2000. This data is in degree census, and rainfall is in millimetre.
Shimla Average temperature in November
In the above picture dotted line represents the minimum temperature, and the normal line is the maximum temperature. Lines are slowly decreasing from October month to November end.
In November the weather is clear, and you can have proper sightseeing of all the places and rain can not get in the way. You can plan your visit to Kufri, Naldehra, Tattapani, Narkanda, Hatu peak and Chail. Other than this, you can also see snow, but that is exceptional. Most of the year, snowfall takes place in December month. If snow starts falling, you can enjoy winter sports like skiing, throwing snowballs, making snow man etc.
It would help if you made a note of this thing that November is a frigid month. You should keep your body warm; otherwise, you may fall sick in between a holiday. Hot thermal, gloves, warm socks, warm cap and better shoes are required in this month.