Climate of Bhutan
Bhutan has a tundra climate. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Bhutan is 12° degrees and there is about 651 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 139 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 3.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 6°C and 17°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between -3°C and 12°C
- Rain: it rains 172 days and there is a total of approximately 651 mm rainfall
- Snow: it snows an average of 27 days per year
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3430 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 6°C and 17°C|
|Warmest month:||17°C in July|
|Coldest month:||6°C in January|
|Night temperature:||between -3°C and 12°C|
|Dry days:||166 days|
|Days with rain:||172 days|
|Days with snow:||27 days|
|Total rain sum:||651 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3430 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Bhutan.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Bhutan.
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Climate table of Bhutan
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Bhutan. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Bhutan might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||6||7||9||11||14||16||17||17||16||13||10||7|
|Night temp. (°C)||-3||-1||1||5||8||11||12||12||10||6||2||0|
|Days with rain||3||4||11||17||21||24||27||25||20||11||5||4|
|Days with snow||5||6||7||2||-||-||-||-||-||-||3||4|
|Sun hours per day||7||7||10||12||12||11||10||11||10||8||7||7|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2|
Best time to visit Bhutan
To go to Bhutan, the best time to visit is January through June and September through December. In this period you have a very cold temperature and little precipitation. In Bhutan, July is the warmest month with 17°C and the most cold month is 6°C in January.
Climate of Bhutan by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Bhutan? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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