In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 22℃ (72℉) in Thimphu, Bhutan. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of -3℃ (27℉). Temperatures often differ in other areas of Bhutan though so you can find out more information about this below.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bhutan, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Bhutan in July. Head there in December instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Bhutan, including the most popular destinations, detailed weather information, and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.
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Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Bhutan is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Bhutan
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|