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Best time to visit Bhutan

Best time to visit Bhutan

The best time to visit Bhutan is from may until october, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Bhutan is 20°C in july and the lowest is 11°C in january.

The average climate figure for Bhutan is an 6,8. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Bhutan has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the moderate climate and tundra climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Bhutan or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

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Climate Bhutan per month

Climate data from: Thimphu
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
11 11 13 14 16 19 20 20 19 16 13 13
MM
rain
6 mm 17 mm 30 mm 42 mm 67 mm 93 mm 148 mm 127 mm 75 mm 32 mm 8 mm 6 mm
Snow
days
5 6 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4

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Climate Bhutan

Climate Bhutan

Climate Bhutan per Month

Climate Bhutan per Month
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Bhutan has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the moderate climate and tundra climate. The average annual temperature for Bhutan is 12° degrees and there is about 651 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 139 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
11 11 13 14 16 19 20 20 19 16 13 13
Night
min °C
-3 -1 1 5 8 11 12 12 10 6 2 0
MM
rain
6 mm 17 mm 30 mm 42 mm 67 mm 93 mm 148 mm 127 mm 75 mm 32 mm 8 mm 6 mm
Rain
days
3 4 11 17 21 24 27 25 20 11 5 4
Snow
days
5 6 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4
Dry
days
23 18 13 11 10 6 4 6 10 20 22 23
Sun hours
per day
7 7 10 12 12 11 10 11 10 8 7 7
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 2
 

Climate Bhutan january

On average, it is maximum 11° in january in Bhutan and at least around -3° degrees. In january there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 23 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 5 days in january.

Climate Bhutan february

On average, it is maximum 11° in february in Bhutan and at least around -1° degrees. In february there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 6 days in february.

Climate Bhutan march

On average, it is maximum 13° in march in Bhutan and at least around 1° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 7 days in march.

Climate Bhutan april

On average, it is maximum 14° in april in Bhutan and at least around 5° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 2 days in april.

Climate Bhutan may

On average, it is maximum 16° in may in Bhutan and at least around 8° degrees. In may there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 67 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan june

On average, it is maximum 19° in june in Bhutan and at least around 11° degrees. In june there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 93 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan july

On average, it is maximum 20° in july in Bhutan and at least around 12° degrees. In july there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 148 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan august

On average, it is maximum 20° in august in Bhutan and at least around 12° degrees. In august there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 127 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan september

On average, it is maximum 19° in september in Bhutan and at least around 10° degrees. In september there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 75 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan october

On average, it is maximum 16° in october in Bhutan and at least around 6° degrees. In october there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan november

On average, it is maximum 13° in november in Bhutan and at least around 2° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm. The it will be dry 22 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 3 days in november.

Climate Bhutan december

On average, it is maximum 13° in december in Bhutan and at least around 0° degrees. In december there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 23 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 4 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Bhutan

14 day weather forecast Bhutan

The weather for Thimphu in Bhutan will be 20° till 19° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Bhutan is based on the weather in Thimphu.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
23 Sep
Tu
24 Sep
We
25 Sep
Th
26 Sep
Fr
27 Sep
Sa
28 Sep
Su
29 Sep
  Regen Regen Light doucheregen Broken wolken Regen Regen Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 19° 20° 20° 20° 20° 20° 21°
Min (°C) 10° 11° 10° 10°
Rainfall (mm) 9.1
mm
8.4
mm
3.4
mm
4.8
mm
9.3
mm
8.8
mm
0.7
mm
Rainfall (%) 90% 90% 75% 60% 90% 90% 20%
UV-index
UV-index 5 3 4 8 7 8 8

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
30 Sep
Tu
1 Oct
We
2 Oct
Th
3 Oct
Fr
4 Oct
Sa
5 Oct
Su
6 Oct
  Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Regen Regen Broken wolken Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 19° 12° 18° 19° 20° 19° 14°
Min (°C)
Rainfall (mm) 4.2
mm
4.8
mm
7.6
mm
5.1
mm
2.8
mm
1.8
mm
1.6
mm
Rainfall (%) 80% 85% 90% 85% 75% 65% 60%
UV-index
UV-index 6 3 4 1 0 0 0
About Bhutan

About Bhutan

Bhutan is in the continental part Asia and the capital is Thimphu. The total surface is 47.000 km² and the population consists of 801.540 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 5x smaller than United States. If you want to call Bhutan you have to use +975 or 00975 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +9755012457809 or 009755012457809.

Bhutan is in a straight line at 7.687 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 10 hour and 40 min.

Time difference Bhutan

Time difference Bhutan

In Bhutan it is now 21:19 o’clock in the evening on monday 23 september 2019. That is 10 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Bhutan is Asia/Thimphu and the Greenwich time is UTC+06.

Currency Bhutan

Currency Bhutan

In Bhutan the Bhutanese ngultrum and Indian rupee are used to pay.

Exchange rate Bhutanese ngultrum (BTN) 23 september 2019

1 Bhutanese ngultrum = 0,01 United States dollar
100 Bhutanese ngultrum = 1,41 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 71,01 Bhutanese ngultrum
100 United States dollar = 7.100,75 Bhutanese ngultrum

Exchange rate Indian rupee (INR) 23 september 2019

1 Indian rupee = 0,01 United States dollar
100 Indian rupee = 1,41 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 71,15 Indian rupee
100 United States dollar = 7.114,90 Indian rupee

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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Vaccinations Bhutan

Vaccinations Bhutan

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Bhutan.

  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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