Best Time To Visit Thimphu - 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:

20-Oct-2018
Today 20 Oct

68

40

Foggy in the evening.

Wind:0.64 m/s

Humidity:53%

Precipitation:0.02%

  • Sun 21 Oct
    68 | 40

    Foggy in the evening.

  • Mon 22 Oct
    67 | 38

    Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Tue 23 Oct
    66 | 37

    Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Wed 24 Oct
    65 | 35

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Thu 25 Oct
    64 | 35

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Fri 26 Oct
    65 | 35

    Clear throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Thimphu

Average Temperature in Thimphu by month

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

Average temperature: 42℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Feb

Average temperature: 46℉

Minimum temperature: 14℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Mar

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Apr

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

May

Average temperature: 61℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jun

Average temperature: 65℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Jul

Average temperature: 65℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Aug

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Sep

Average temperature: 66℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Oct

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Nov

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Dec

Average temperature: 46℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

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

Lowest temperature in Thimphu is recorded as 12.2℉ in January and December.

Average Rain in Thimphu by Month (in mm)

  • 80
  • 60
  • 40
  • 20 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: 10.19 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 103.75 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 15.48 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 184.28 mm

May

Average Rain: 12.79 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 140.88 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 27.56 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 800.53 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 35.91 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 292.67 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 7.64 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 58.83 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 45.83 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 622.46 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 9.24 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 286.45 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 800.53 mm in June.

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

Average Humidity in Thimphu by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Feb

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 79%

Mar

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Apr

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

May

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Jun

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Jul

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Aug

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Sep

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Oct

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Nov

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 73%

Dec

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 44%

Maximum Humidity: 78%

Most humid month in Thimphu is August.

Least humid month in Thimphu is December.

Best time to visit Thimphu Attractions in October