The best times to visit Shimoga for ideal weather are

November 5th to January 21st


July 23rd to August 12th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Shimoga Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Shimoga


    Average temperatures in Shimoga vary very little and are too warm to be considered temperate for most. The area is in the bottom 2 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Shimoga, the hottest months are April, March, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early April where highs are regularly around 98.5°F (36.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.4°F (22.4°C) at night.

    Shimoga Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Shimoga Temperatures (Celsius)


    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Shimoga Perceived Temperature (F)


    Shimoga Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Shimoga Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 86.6 73.5 60.9
    Feb 90.6 77.8 65.1
    Mar 95.2 82.4 69.6
    Apr 97.1 83.8 71.9
    May 94 82 71.6
    Jun 86.7 77.2 70.5
    Jul 83.5 75.1 69.7
    Aug 83.4 74.9 69.1
    Sep 84.7 75.5 68.6
    Oct 86.5 76.2 67.4
    Nov 84.4 73.7 64
    Dec 84.6 72.7 61.7

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 30.3 23.1 16.1
    Feb 32.6 25.4 18.4
    Mar 35.1 28 20.9
    Apr 36.2 28.8 22.2
    May 34.4 27.8 22
    Jun 30.4 25.1 21.4
    Jul 28.6 23.9 20.9
    Aug 28.6 23.8 20.6
    Sep 29.3 24.2 20.3
    Oct 30.3 24.6 19.7
    Nov 29.1 23.2 17.8
    Dec 29.2 22.6 16.5

    Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chance of Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Shimoga.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Shimoga (in).

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 1.4 0 0
    Feb 2.9 0 0.01
    Mar 7.1 0 0.03
    Apr 22.9 0 0.09
    May 24.3 0 0.15
    Jun 48.6 0 0.1
    Jul 62.9 0 0.09
    Aug 61.4 0 0.16
    Sep 48.6 0 0.14
    Oct 34.3 0 0.14
    Nov 25.7 0 0.11
    Dec 4.3 0 0.01

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 1.4 0 0
    Feb 2.9 0 0.03
    Mar 7.1 0 0.08
    Apr 22.9 0 0.23
    May 24.3 0 0.38
    Jun 48.6 0 0.25
    Jul 62.9 0 0.23
    Aug 61.4 0 0.41
    Sep 48.6 0 0.36
    Oct 34.3 0 0.36
    Nov 25.7 0 0.28
    Dec 4.3 0 0.03


    Humidity and Wind

    Shimoga has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is March (35.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (77.9%).

    Wind in Shimoga is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 10.9 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid-June where average top sustained speeds reach 8.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Shimoga.

    Avg. Relative Humidity


    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 2.6 light air 5 a light breeze
    Feb 2.6 light air 4.9 a light breeze
    Mar 2.7 light air 5.2 a light breeze
    Apr 3 light air 5.1 a light breeze
    May 4.6 a light breeze 7 a light breeze
    Jun 5.7 a light breeze 7.9 a gentle breeze
    Jul 5.9 a light breeze 7.8 a light breeze
    Aug 5 a light breeze 7 a gentle breeze
    Sep 4.1 a light breeze 6 a light breeze
    Oct 2.5 light air 4.4 a light breeze
    Nov 2.3 light air 4.3 a light breeze
    Dec 2.5 light air 4.8 a light breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 45.7
    Feb 36.2
    Mar 35.7
    Apr 44.5
    May 56.6
    Jun 70.9
    Jul 77.1
    Aug 77.9
    Sep 74.5
    Oct 66
    Nov 63.2
    Dec 55.8


    Is it Safe to Travel to Shimoga?

    As of 6/21/2017 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for India; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Shimoga, India is October, followed by August and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Shimoga in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month


    Most Popular Months to Visit

    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36.5 in June means 36.5% of the tourists vs. October.

    Overall Shimoga Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 98.5°F (36.9°C) and 91.1°F (32.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is busy season for tourism in Shimoga, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 83.6°F (28.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Shimoga to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.2°F (33.4°C) and 83.7°F (28.7°C). These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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