Where to Visit in Shillong & When
Shillong in summer - From April till June
Summers are pleasant in Shillong. April to June is best month to visit Shillong. Temperature during this time stays between 24 degrees celsius and 15 degrees celsius. Some of the best places to visit in Shillong are Umiam Lake, Elephant Falls, Don Bosco Center of Indigenous Culture and Mawlynnong Waterfall.
Shillong in Monsoon - From July till September
Monsoon is a dominant season in Shillong and its surroundings. Heavy rain tends to fall in the vicinity. This is the time when the panorama of Shillong becomes even more beautiful and greener. However, rains may cause some hindrance in your sightseeing. So it is advised to avoid visiting Shillong in monsoon season between July till September.
Shillong in winter - From October till March
As soon as monsoon fades from Shillong, the temperature starts to drop as low as 2 degrees Celsius. Maximum temperature of Shillong gets around 23 degrees celsius. However, if you pack enough woolens, this would be a perfect time to visit Shillong is between October to March and enjoy sightseeing.