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Best time to visit Mussoorie, India

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The best time to visit Mussoorie is October-November

Want to know when to travel to Mussoorie? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, October-November is the best time to go to Mussoorie. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Mussoorie can reach a maximum of 36℃ (97℉). In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 5℃ (40℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Mussoorie, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. On average it rains the most days in August, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Mussoorie are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

May

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Mussoorie seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Mussoorie as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Mussoorie is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Mussoorie

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Mussoorie for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Mussoorie climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Mussoorie for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Mussoorie in January

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 6 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Mussoorie in February

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 6 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Mussoorie in March

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in March, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Mussoorie in April

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 31%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mussoorie in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 30%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mussoorie in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 42%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Mussoorie in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 224mm (9") over 26 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Mussoorie in August

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 232mm (9") over 27 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mussoorie in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 100mm (4") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Mussoorie in October

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mussoorie in November

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 44%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 1 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in November, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Mussoorie in December

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 39%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mussoorie in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Mussoorie is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (92℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Mussoorie is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Mussoorie is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Mussoorie, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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