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Best time to visit Tawang, India

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The best time to visit Tawang is January-March

Are you looking to travel to Tawang and want to find out when’s the best time to visit? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Tawang is January-March due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Tawang can reach a maximum of 16℃ (60℉). The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of -18℃ (-1℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Tawang during the day, the sun stays up the longest around May. 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 January instead.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit Tawang below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

May

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Tawang seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Tawang as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Tawang 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 Tawang

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 Tawang 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.

Tawang 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 Tawang 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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Tawang in January

  • Average temperature: -9℃ (16℉)
  • Average high temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average low temperature: -14℃ (6℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in February

  • Average temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average high temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average low temperature: -12℃ (11℉)
  • Average humidity: 41%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 2 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in March

  • Average temperature: -4℃ (24℉)
  • Average high temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average low temperature: -9℃ (15℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in April

  • Average temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -5℃ (23℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 14 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in May

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 16 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in June

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 21 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in July

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (42℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 29 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in August

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 87mm (3") over 26 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in September

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 21 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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

Tawang in October

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in November

  • Average temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average high temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average low temperature: -7℃ (19℉)
  • Average humidity: 43%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Tawang in December

  • Average temperature: -6℃ (22℉)
  • Average high temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -11℃ (13℉)
  • Average humidity: 39%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 1 days
  • Average snow days: 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tawang 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 Tawang is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 11℃ (53℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Tawang is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Tawang 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 Tawang, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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