What is the best time to visit Mussoorie?

The best time to visit Mussoorie is in the summer season from April to mid-July when the weather is ideal for sightseeing. This is also the peak season in Mussoorie and Dehradun. Another good time to visit Mussoorie is from September to mid-November to experience a breathtaking view of mist enveloped Himalayas. To experience snowfall, December to February is the best time to visit Mussoorie. Avoid visiting Mussoorie during the monsoon from 15 July to 15 September.

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Monthly Weather in Mussoorie

Month High/Low (°C) Rain
January 11°/ 2° 5 days
February 14°/ 4° 4 days
March 16°/ 6° 9 days
April 21°/ 11° 8 days
May 28°/ 14° 5 days
June 28°/ 17° 9 days
July 22°/ 16° 27 days
August 22°/ 16° 28 days
September 21°/ 15° 26 days
October 21°/ 11° 2 days
November 18°/ 9° 3 days
December 13°/ 3° 1 days

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Mussoorie in Summer (March - June)

Mussoorie has long summers that last from March all the way up to June. However, while some may expect summers to be scorching and humid, the hill station enjoys moderately cool temperatures which offer a respite from the heat. The temperatures range from a chilling 15 degree Celsius to a cold 25 degree Celsius. This is the very reason due to which tonnes of individuals visit Mussoorie during the summer months. The popularity of Mussoorie during summers also makes it the peak season, which while assuring that it is indeed the best time to visit, also ensures a large footfall and fewer quiet places. Summers in Mussoorie also means that the snow from the winter months has melted away, giving rise to full flowing streams and magnificent waterfalls which add to the beauty of the place. Adventure sports and trekking is also a definite favourite during these months.
Mussoorie Hills

Mussoorie in Monsoon (July - September)

Monsoons in Mussoorie have the most contradicting reviews and prove to be different for all individuals. While some say that the landslides that frequent the roads to the hill station prove to be extremely dangerous and hence make Mussoorie inaccessible, others are of the view that monsoons are possibly the best time to visit the place. Mussoorie?s roads are indeed slippery and prone to landslides in the months July, August and September, but if one dares to visit the hill station, they would be greeted with a stunning view. The entire hill station takes on a serene, hypnotic vibe and makes you forget all your worries and woes. Mussoorie is also covered in mist, making all sceneries look better than they would on a typical day. The monsoons, therefore, make a perfect getaway for individuals who enjoy some peace and solitude and want to catch a break from their hectic lives.
Solan City during Monsoons
Solan City During Monsoons

Mussoorie in Winter (October - February)

Winters in Mussoorie are also considered to be some of the best times to visit. This is because the entire hill station is covered in a sheet of sparkling white snow that gives the town a completely different look. The temperature falls down to sub zero degrees at night. The roads get blocked from mid-December to February because of snowfall. Snowfall is generally heavy during December, January and February and witnessing this phenomenon has been a favourite amongst tourists. Winters also bring the Christmas festival during which the entire town is lit up with strings of lights and Christmas decorations, perfect to put you in a festive mood.
Snow covered Mussoorie Mountains
Snow Covered Mussoorie Mountains

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Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Mussoorie - Situated at an average elevation of about 1,300 meters
Mussoorie is a hill station and also a municipal board at Dehradun district
Kempty Falls - Waterfall in Ram Gaon located 1364 meters above the sea level

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