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What is the climate like in Bhutan?

The climate of Bhutan has an average yearly temperature of 25°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 18°C and rise to 29°C.

Annually, about 3008 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Bhutan. Additionally, about 1,7 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Bhutan is January until March, November and December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Bhutan.

Temperature 18 to 29°C
Rain 3008 mm
Snow 1,7 cm
The climate of Bhutan
  • Average yearly temperature: 25°C
  • Highest temperature: 29°C in September
  • Lowest temperature: 18°C in January
  • Rainfall: 3008 mm per year, averaging 251 mm by month
  • Driest months: 5,1 mm in November, 9,6 mm in December and 20 mm in January
  • Wettest months: 656 mm in July, 527 mm in August and 525 mm in September
  • Snowfall: 1,7 cm per year

Climate table Bhutan

The climate table for Bhutan shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 18 22 24 24 25 27 27 28 29 27 26 21
Nighttime temperature (°C) 8 11 13 15 17 21 22 22 23 18 15 10
Rainfall (mm) 20 38 79 170 326 520 656 527 525 132 5,1 9,6
Snowfall (cm) 0,5 0,2 1,0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UV Index 6 6 7 8 7 6 6 6 6 7 6 6
Best month Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No Yes Yes

Temperature by month in Bhutan

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Bhutan

Temperature by month in Bhutan

Rainfall by month in Bhutan

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Bhutan.

Rainfall by month in Bhutan

Snowfall by month in Bhutan

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Bhutan.

Snowfall by month in Bhutan

UV index by month in Bhutan

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Bhutan.

UV index by month in Bhutan

Yearly temperature in Bhutan

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Bhutan, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Bhutan

Yearly total rainfall in Bhutan

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Bhutan.

Rainfall per year in Bhutan

Yearly snowfall in Bhutan

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Bhutan, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Bhutan

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Average weather in Bhutan by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Bhutan and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Bhutan, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.