Best time to visit, weather and climate Bhutan

Best time to visit Bhutan

The best time to visit Bhutan is from june until september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Bhutan is 17°C in july and the lowest is 6°C in january.

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Bhutan has the tundra climate prevailing. 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.

Climate Bhutan per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 13°C 10°C 7°C
6
mm
17
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30
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42
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67
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93
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148
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127
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75
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32
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8
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6
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Climate data from: Thimphu


Climate Bhutan

Bhutan has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. 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.


Climate Bhutan

 
Day
Night
Precip
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 6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 13°C 10°C 7°C
Night -3°C -1°C 1°C 5°C 8°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 10°C 6°C 2°C 0°C
Precip 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
 

Weather Bhutan january

On average, it is maximum 6° 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.

Weather Bhutan february

On average, it is maximum 7° 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.

Weather Bhutan march

On average, it is maximum 9° 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.

Weather Bhutan april

On average, it is maximum 11° 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.

Weather Bhutan may

On average, it is maximum 14° 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.

Weather Bhutan june

On average, it is maximum 16° 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.

Weather Bhutan july

On average, it is maximum 17° 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.

Weather Bhutan august

On average, it is maximum 17° 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.

Weather Bhutan september

On average, it is maximum 16° 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.

Weather Bhutan october

On average, it is maximum 13° 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.

Weather Bhutan november

On average, it is maximum 10° 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.

Weather Bhutan december

On average, it is maximum 7° 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

The weather for Thimphu in Bhutan will be ° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

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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 hours40.

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Currency Bhutan

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

Exchange rate Bhutanese ngultrum (BTN) 4 august 2021

1 Bhutanese ngultrum = 0,01 United States dollar
100 Bhutanese ngultrum = 1,35 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 73,95 Bhutanese ngultrum
100 United States dollar = 7.395,32 Bhutanese ngultrum

Exchange rate Indian rupee (INR) 4 august 2021

1 Indian rupee = 0,01 United States dollar
100 Indian rupee = 1,35 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 74,14 Indian rupee
100 United States dollar = 7.414,44 Indian rupee

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Time difference Bhutan

In Bhutan it is now 06:27 o’clock in the morning on thursday 5 august 2021. That is 10 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Bhutan is Asia/Thimphu and the Greenwich time is UTC+06.