Best Time To Visit Darjeeling, India

Best Time To Go To Darjeeling

Because it is located up in the hills of the Himalayas, the climate is temperate and mild with temperatures rarely going above 20°C even in the summer months. March to May or September to November are the best times to visit Darjeeling.

  • July to August: Monsoon season lasts from July to August and this is when Darjeeling experiences the most rainfall as well. Even though the beauty of Darjeeling is enhanced due to the rains, still there are frequent landslides and the roads often get blocked. Hence, it is advisable not to visit Darjeeling during monsoon.
  • March to May/September to November: Summer and spring are the best times to visit Darjeeling. This is when the weather is pleasant and mild and you can enjoy all the city has to offer to its tourists. Hence, one should plan to visit Darjeeling during these months, to make the most from this trip.
  • December to February: The winter season knocks during these months and hence making it the peak season to visit Darjeeling. People mostly visit Darjeeling in order to ring in Christmas and New Year. Thus, there is hike in hotel rates. Hence, if you are looking for a budgeted travel, you can easily avoid visiting Darjeeling in these months.

Climate in Darjeeling

Know weather for your travel dates:

20-Jun-2018
Today 20 Jun

70

62

Rain starting in the afternoon.

Wind:0.37 m/s

Humidity:99%

Precipitation:0.67%

  • Thu 21 Jun
    73 | 62

    Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Fri 22 Jun
    68 | 61

    Light rain overnight.

  • Sat 23 Jun
    67 | 62

    Light rain overnight.

  • Sun 24 Jun
    69 | 61

    Rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.

  • Mon 25 Jun
    69 | 61

    Rain overnight.

  • Tue 26 Jun
    69 | 60

    Rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.

Month wise Weather in Darjeeling

Average Temperature in Darjeeling by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 49℉

Minimum temperature: 14℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Feb

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 14℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Mar

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Apr

Average temperature: 65℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

May

Average temperature: 65℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Jun

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Jul

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Aug

Average temperature: 70℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Sep

Average temperature: 70℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Oct

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Nov

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Dec

Average temperature: 51℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Highest temperature in Darjeeling is recorded as 87.8℉ in June and July.

Lowest temperature in Darjeeling is recorded as 12.2℉ in December.

Average Rain in Darjeeling by Month (in mm)

  • 40
  • 30
  • 20
  • 10 0
Jan

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 10.39 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 140.88 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 11.41 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 125.39 mm

May

Average Rain: 19.88 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 161.06 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 37.83 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 769.56 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 25.12 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 227.62 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 14.44 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 106.86 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 41.75 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 654.95 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 20.48 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 291.08 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 8.69 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 269.44 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Darjeeling is 769.56 mm in June.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Darjeeling are January, February and November.

Average Humidity in Darjeeling by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Feb

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Mar

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Apr

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

May

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Jun

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Jul

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Aug

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Sep

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 75%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Oct

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Nov

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Dec

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Most humid month in Darjeeling is August.

Least humid month in Darjeeling is November.

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