Bhutan
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Bhutan

The best time to visit Bhutan is from June until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Bhutan is 17°C in July and the lowest is 6°C in January.

Bhutan has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Bhutan or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Bhutan weather 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

Climate data from city: Thimphu




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Bhutan weather

The Bhutan weather for will be 26° till 34° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The Bhutan weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Thimphu.

Bhutan 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Wednesday
25 may
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32°C
24°C
4.7 mm
60%
2 Bft
SSW
4
Thursday
26 may
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32°C
23°C
6.7 mm
70%
2 Bft
SW
11
Friday
27 may
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32°C
23°C
7.7 mm
70%
2 Bft
WNW
11
Saturday
28 may
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33°C
23°C
7.1 mm
70%
1 Bft
SSW
11
Sunday
29 may
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32°C
23°C
10.2 mm
75%
1 Bft
ESE
11


Climate Bhutan

Bhutan has the tundra climate prevailing. 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

Climate data from city: 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 11,547 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Thimphu).

How long is the flight to Bhutan?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Bhutan is approximately 14 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Bhutan?

These are the largest airports in Bhutan:

  • Paro Airport – Paro

How many inhabitants are there in Bhutan?

Bhutan has approximately 801,540 inhabitants.

How big is Bhutan?

The area of Bhutan is around 47,000 km². It is 6x smaller than New Zealand.

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) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 25 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 51.14 Bhutanese ngultrum
  • 1 Bhutanese ngultrum = 0.020 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 5,113.94 Bhutanese ngultrum
  • 100 Bhutanese ngultrum = 1.96 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 51.27 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.020 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 5,127.16 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 1.95 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Bhutan?

The area code to call Bhutan is +975.