Bhutan
weather, climate and best time to visit


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.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Bhutan per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Bhutan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 6 7 9 11 14 16 17 17 16 13 10 7
Precipitation (mm) 6 17 30 42 67 93 148 127 75 32 8 6

Weather data from: Thimphu




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Bhutan weather

The weather for Bhutan over the next 14 days will be 24°C till 34° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Bhutan is based on the weather in Thimphu.

5-day weather forecast Bhutan

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
17 august
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33°C
26°C
13.2 mm
80%
2 Bft
WSW
10
Thursday
18 august
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34°C
26°C
3 mm
50%
1 Bft
SE
9
Friday
19 august
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32°C
27°C
13.3 mm
80%
2 Bft
SSE
7
Saturday
20 august
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29°C
26°C
10.6 mm
80%
1 Bft
WSW
3
Sunday
21 august
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33°C
26°C
2 mm
40%
2 Bft
W
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for Bhutan


Climate 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.

Bhutan

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 6 17 30 42 67 93 148 127 75 32 8 6
Days with rain 3 4 11 17 21 24 27 25 20 11 5 4
Days with snow 5 6 7 2 - - - - - - 3 4
Dry days 23 18 13 11 10 6 4 6 10 20 22 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 2

Weather data from: Thimphu

Bhutan weather by month

What is the average Bhutan weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Bhutan?

Bhutan lies in a straight line about 1,796 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Thimphu).

How long is the flight to Bhutan?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Bhutan is approximately 3 h. 40 min.

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What are the largest airports in Bhutan?

These are the largest airports in Bhutan:

  • Paro Airport in Paro

How many inhabitants does Bhutan have?

Bhutan has 801,540 inhabitants.

How big is Bhutan?

The surface area of Bhutan is 47,000 km². It is 17x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Bhutan?

The capital of Bhutan is Thimphu.

What is the currency of Bhutan?

In Bhutan, the Bhutanese ngultrum (BTN), Indian rupee (INR) are used for payment.

Exchange rates on 17 August 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.46 Bhutanese ngultrum
  • 1 Bhutanese ngultrum = 2.16 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 46.29 Bhutanese ngultrum
  • 100 Bhutanese ngultrum = 216.05 Pakistani rupee
  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.46 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 2.15 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 46.40 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 215.50 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Bhutan?

The area code to call Bhutan is +975.