Bhutan
weather, climate and best time to visit





Best time to visit Bhutan

To go to Bhutan, the best time to visit is January through June and September through December. In this period you have a very cold temperature and little precipitation. In Bhutan, August is the warmest month with 63°F and the most cold month is 42°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Bhutan per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Bhutan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 42 45 49 53 57 61 62 63 60 55 50 45
Precipitation (inch) 2 7 12 17 26 37 58 50 30 13 3 2

Weather data from: Thimphu







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Climate Bhutan

Bhutan has a tundra climate. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Bhutan is 24° degrees and there is about 256 inch 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 by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 42 45 49 53 57 61 62 63 60 55 50 45
Night temp. (°F) 28 30 34 41 46 52 53 53 50 42 36 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 2 7 12 17 26 37 58 50 30 13 3 2
Days with rain 3 4 11 17 21 24 27 25 20 11 5 4
Days with snow 5 6 7 2 - - - - - - 3 4
Dry days 23 18 13 11 10 6 4 6 10 20 22 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 10 12 12 11 10 11 10 8 7 7
Wind force (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 data from: Thimphu





Bhutan weather by month

What is the average Bhutan weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Bhutan weather

The weather for Bhutan over the next 14 days will be 48°F till 61° with a few days chance of light rain showers.

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

5-day weather forecast Bhutan

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Snow
Wind
Tuesday
7 february
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48°F
36°F
0.7 in
2.4 in
3 m/s
Wednesday
8 february
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48°F
30°F
0.4 in
0.8 in
2 m/s
Thursday
9 february
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50°F
28°F
0.1 in
0.3 in
3 m/s
Friday
10 february
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52°F
36°F
0 in
0.1 in
3 m/s
Saturday
11 february
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55°F
36°F
0 in
0 in
3 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Bhutan





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Frequently asked questions

Where is Bhutan?

Bhutan lies in a straight line about 7,618 miles from United States (New York → Thimphu).

How long is the flight to Bhutan?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Bhutan is approximately 15 h. 50 min.

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What are the largest airports in Bhutan?

These are the largest airports in Bhutan:

  • Paro Airport (PBH) in Paro

How many inhabitants does Bhutan have?

Bhutan has 801,540 inhabitants.

How big is Bhutan?

The surface area of Bhutan is 29,206 mi². It is 8x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Bhutan?

The capital of Bhutan is Thimphu.

What is the currency of Bhutan?

In Bhutan, the Bhutanese ngultrum (BTN), Indian rupee (INR) are used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 February 2023

  • 1 US dollar = 73.95 Bhutanese ngultrum
  • 1 Bhutanese ngultrum = 0.014 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 7,395.32 Bhutanese ngultrum
  • 100 Bhutanese ngultrum = 1.35 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 74.14 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.013 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 7,414.44 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 1.35 US dollar

What is the area code of Bhutan?

The area code to call Bhutan is +975.