Best time to go to Bhutan for a perfect weather and where to go?

Get the most favorable time to go to Bhutan from average climate conditions in many locations like Phuentsholing or Punakha here.

When is the best time to go to Bhutan?

When is the best time to go to Bhutan? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Bhutan, the weather is at least tolerable in April, May, September and October
  • The best months to go to Thimphu are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Thimphu are June, July, August and September, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The rainiest months in this city are July and August
  • Phuentsholing is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Bhutan for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 5°C to 24°C
10%
February 7°C to 27°C
14%
March 8°C to 31°C
38%
April 10°C to 31°C
61%
May 13°C to 30°C
81%
June 15°C to 31°C
87%
July 16°C to 30°C
92%
August 16°C to 32°C
82%
September 15°C to 31°C
72%
October 12°C to 30°C
30%
November 10°C to 28°C
17%
December 7°C to 25°C
11%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Bhutan by cities

Thimphu

Best time to go to Thimphu

The best months to go to Thimphu are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Geylegphug

Best time to go to Geylegphug

The best months to go to Geylegphug are january, february, march, october, november and december.

Paro

Best time to go to Paro

The best months to go to Paro are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Phuentsholing

Best time to go to Phuentsholing

The best months to go to Phuentsholing are january, february, march, april, october, november and december.

Punakha

Best time to go to Punakha

The best months to go to Punakha are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.

Wangdue

Best time to go to Wangdue

The best months to go to Wangdue are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Bhutan

On these 2 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Bhutan and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Thimphu, Geylegphug, Paro, Phuentsholing and Punakha.

7°C
3°C
9°C
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11°C
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14°C
6°C
16°C
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11°C
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5°C
12% 17% 48% 63% 80% 86% 91% 79% 73% 33% 23% 13%
27°C
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31°C
23°C
35°C
27°C
35°C
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34°C
27°C
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5% 7% 21% 61% 84% 87% 90% 84% 68% 27% 5% 6%
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12% 18% 48% 64% 80% 86% 91% 79% 73% 33% 23% 13%
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31°C
23°C
35°C
27°C
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25°C
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3% 6% 15% 49% 77% 87% 94% 87% 70% 21% 3% 3%
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12% 18% 48% 64% 80% 86% 91% 80% 73% 33% 23% 13%
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12% 18% 48% 63% 80% 86% 91% 80% 73% 33% 23% 13%

Where to go in Bhutan?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Thimphu7°C9°C11°C14°C16°C18°C19°C19°C18°C14°C11°C9°C
Geylegphug27°C31°C35°C35°C35°C34°C34°C35°C34°C33°C30°C27°C
Paro7°C9°C11°C14°C16°C18°C19°C19°C18°C14°C11°C9°C
Phuentsholing27°C31°C35°C36°C35°C34°C34°C34°C34°C33°C30°C28°C
Punakha7°C9°C11°C14°C16°C18°C19°C19°C18°C14°C11°C9°C
Wangdue7°C9°C11°C14°C16°C18°C19°C19°C18°C14°C11°C9°C

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tolerable weather

bad weather

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Is this weather information for Bhutan reliable?

Climate data for Bhutan has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Bhutan allows us to determine the average for each month in Thimphu, Geylegphug, Paro, Phuentsholing, Punakha and Wangdue.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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