Best Time To Visit Thimphu

Best Time To Go To Thimphu

The winter season in Thimphu is freezing, a dry cold that really takes some getting used to while the summers are wet and humid. The southwest monsoon rainfall occurs during mid-June to September, often preceded by lightning and thunder. The best times for tourists to visit are from mid-September to the end of October and from March to May, brackets in the year when the weather is relatively moderate and pleasant. The weather during these periods are also facilitative of treks that one might be interested in to surrounding fortress-monasteries. 

Climate in Thimphu

Know weather for your travel dates:

17-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 17 Jan

16oC

-4oC

Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

Wind:0.77 m/s

Humidity:55%

Precipitation:0%

  • Thu 18 Jan
    15oC | -2oC

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Fri 19 Jan
    15oC | -3oC

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sat 20 Jan
    15oC | -2oC

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sun 21 Jan
    15oC | -2oC

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Mon 22 Jan
    15oC | -2oC

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Tue 23 Jan
    17oC | -1oC

    Partly cloudy overnight.

Month wise Weather in Thimphu

Average Temperature in Thimphu by month

  • 40o
  • 30o
  • 20o
  • 10o 0o
Jan

Average temperature: 3oC

Minimum temperature: -9oC

Maximum temperature: 15oC

Feb

Average temperature: 5oC

Minimum temperature: -9oC

Maximum temperature: 16oC

Mar

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: -6oC

Maximum temperature: 19oC

Apr

Average temperature: 13oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 19oC

May

Average temperature: 14oC

Minimum temperature: 5oC

Maximum temperature: 22oC

Jun

Average temperature: 18oC

Minimum temperature: 8oC

Maximum temperature: 26oC

Jul

Average temperature: 20oC

Minimum temperature: 15oC

Maximum temperature: 26oC

Aug

Average temperature: 21oC

Minimum temperature: 8oC

Maximum temperature: 30oC

Sep

Average temperature: 17oC

Minimum temperature: 6oC

Maximum temperature: 25oC

Oct

Average temperature: 17oC

Minimum temperature: 9oC

Maximum temperature: 26oC

Nov

Average temperature: 10oC

Minimum temperature: -6oC

Maximum temperature: 22oC

Dec

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 18oC

Highest temperature in Thimphu is recorded as 30oC in August.

Lowest temperature in Thimphu is recorded as -9oC in January and February.

Average Rain in Thimphu by Month (in mm)

  • 120
  • 90
  • 60
  • 30 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: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 33.04 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 92.9 mm

May

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 97.56 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 292.67 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 9.81 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 29.44 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 20.12 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 47.98 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Thimphu is 292.67 mm in July.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Thimphu are January, February, March, May, June, October, November and December.

Average Humidity in Thimphu by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Feb

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Mar

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 75%

Apr

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 78%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

May

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 73%

Jun

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 71%

Jul

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Aug

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 80%

Sep

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 81%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Oct

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Nov

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 71%

Dec

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

Most humid month in Thimphu are April and September.

Least humid month in Thimphu is December.

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