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Best time to visit Lachung, Sikkim, India

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The best time to visit Lachung is March

If you’re looking to travel to Lachung for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Lachung is March due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

The very hottest temperatures in Lachung get to around 12℃ (53℉) in the height of summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Lachung is around -19℃ (-3℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Lachung during the day, the sun stays up the longest around April. July sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in December instead.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Lachung, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

December

Most daylight

April

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Lachung seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Lachung as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Lachung is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Lachung

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Lachung for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Lachung climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Lachung for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Lachung in January

  • Average temperature: -8℃ (18℉)
  • Average high temperature: -4℃ (25℉)
  • Average low temperature: -12℃ (11℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lachung in February

  • Average temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average high temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average low temperature: -10℃ (13℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 15 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lachung in March

  • Average temperature: -4℃ (25℉)
  • Average high temperature: -0℃ (32℉)
  • Average low temperature: -8℃ (18℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lachung in April

  • Average temperature: -0℃ (32℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 90mm (4") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 26 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lachung in May

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 18 days
  • Average snow days: 25 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in May, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lachung in June

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 134mm (5") over 29 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in June, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lachung in July

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 241mm (10") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in July, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lachung in August

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 195mm (8") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in August, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lachung in September

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 138mm (5") over 28 days
  • Average snow days: 6 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in September, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.

Lachung in October

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 14 days
  • Average snow days: 21 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in October, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lachung in November

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (24℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 15 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Lachung in December

  • Average temperature: -5℃ (24℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average low temperature: -8℃ (18℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lachung in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Lachung is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 10℃ (50℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Lachung is generally around December. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in December first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Lachung is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Lachung, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in April are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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