Weather & Temperature

Bhutan (27.4170° N, 90.4350° E) is situated in the Eastern Himalayas wedged between Tibet to the North and India to the South. Northern Bhutan is mountainous and the temperature varies according to season and altitutude. Spring (early March to mid-June) is dry with cool temperatures and ocassional showers. Summer (late June to September) brings the monsoon rain during the morning and night, with the day light hours warm and relatively dry. Autum (late September to late November) is bright, cool and sunny with snow fall in higher elevations. Winter (late November to March) is cold and snowfall is common above elevation of 3,000 metres.

 Paro  2,250m
 Thimphu  2,350m
 Punakha  1,310m
 Wangduephodrang  1,310m
 Phobjhika  2,900m
 Trongsa  2,200m
 Bumthang  2,800m
 Mongar  1,700m
 Trashigang  3,773m
 Trashiyantshe  1,850m
 Merak  3,500m
 Sakteng  2,800m

Temperature

  Month     Celsius      Paro         Thumphu       Punakha       Trongsa         Bumthang          Mongar          Trashigang     
January Max 9.4 12.3 17 13 10.8 15.5 20.4
Min -5.8 -2.6 4.3 -0.2 -5.1 8.2 10.5
February Max 13 14.4 19 13.9 10 15.9 21.7
Min 1.5 0.6 7.8 0.4 -1.4 8.3 11.5
March Max 14.5 16.4 22.8 16.7 16.2 20 24.8
Min 0.6 3.9 10.4 4.4 3.5 11.6 14.4
April Max 17.6 20 26.2 20.1 18.7 22.8 28.3
Min 4.6 7.1 12.9 6.6 3.9 14 17
May Max 23.5 22.5 29.1 21 21.3 25.1 30
Min 10.6 13.1 17.7 11.6 9.5 17.4 22.6
June Max 25.4 24.4 29.2 22.2 22.5 26.1 30.7
Min 14.1 15.2 20.1 13.6 13.5 19.5 22.6
July Max 26.8 25.9 30.4 25.3 24.1 27.1 31.5
Min 14.9 15.6 20.5 15.3 13.6 19.8 23.1
August Max 25.3 25 29.1 23.8 23 25.4 30.2
Min 14.7 15.8 20 15 13.7 19.6 22.7
September Max 23.4 23.1 27.5 22.6 21.6 24.7 30
Min 11.7 15 19.1 14.2 12.1 19.4 21.9
October Max 18.7 21.9 26.1 21.8 19.5 22.7 29.1
Min 7.4 10.4 14.7 11.7 5.9 15.8 17.7
November Max 13.9 17.9 22.6 19.8 16.1 19.9 26.1
Min 1.4 5 9.6 6.4 -0.5 11.2 13.6
December Max 11.2 14.5 19.1 18.2 12.3 17.7 23
Min -1.7 -1.1 6.3 2.5 -2.3 9.5 11.6