Bhutan climate guide

Temperature in Bhutan (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
7°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Bhutan (Thimphu)7
8°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Bhutan (Thimphu)8
12°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Bhutan (Thimphu)12
14°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Bhutan (Thimphu)14
16°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Bhutan (Thimphu)16
18°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Bhutan (Thimphu)18
18°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Bhutan (Thimphu)18
18°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Bhutan (Thimphu)18
17°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Bhutan (Thimphu)17
15°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Bhutan (Thimphu)15
12°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Bhutan (Thimphu)12
9°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Bhutan (Thimphu)9
Min temperature (night-time)
-7°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Bhutan (Thimphu)-7
-5°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Bhutan (Thimphu)-5
0°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
3°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Bhutan (Thimphu)3
6°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Bhutan (Thimphu)6
9°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Bhutan (Thimphu)9
10°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Bhutan (Thimphu)10
10°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Bhutan (Thimphu)10
8°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Bhutan (Thimphu)8
3°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Bhutan (Thimphu)3
-2°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Bhutan (Thimphu)-2
-5°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Bhutan (Thimphu)-5

Sunshine & Daylight in Bhutan

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
11 hours of daylight per day in January in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Bhutan (Thimphu)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Bhutan (Thimphu)13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in Bhutan (Thimphu)14
14 hours of daylight per day in June in Bhutan (Thimphu)14
14 hours of daylight per day in July in Bhutan (Thimphu)14
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Bhutan (Thimphu)13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Bhutan (Thimphu)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
11 hours of daylight per day in November in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
10 hours of daylight per day in December in Bhutan (Thimphu)10

Rainfall in Bhutan

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
1 day with some rainfall in January in Bhutan (Thimphu)1
1 day with some rainfall in February in Bhutan (Thimphu)1
3 days with some rainfall in March in Bhutan (Thimphu)3
5 days with some rainfall in April in Bhutan (Thimphu)5
11 days with some rainfall in May in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
17 days with some rainfall in June in Bhutan (Thimphu)17
20 days with some rainfall in July in Bhutan (Thimphu)20
20 days with some rainfall in August in Bhutan (Thimphu)20
14 days with some rainfall in September in Bhutan (Thimphu)14
4 days with some rainfall in October in Bhutan (Thimphu)4
1 day with some rainfall in November in Bhutan (Thimphu)1
0 days with some rainfall in December in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
8 mm monthly rainfall in January in Bhutan (Thimphu)8
9 mm monthly rainfall in February in Bhutan (Thimphu)9
34 mm monthly rainfall in March in Bhutan (Thimphu)34
79 mm monthly rainfall in April in Bhutan (Thimphu)79
180 mm monthly rainfall in May in Bhutan (Thimphu)180
411 mm monthly rainfall in June in Bhutan (Thimphu)411
529 mm monthly rainfall in July in Bhutan (Thimphu)529
391 mm monthly rainfall in August in Bhutan (Thimphu)391
247 mm monthly rainfall in September in Bhutan (Thimphu)247
81 mm monthly rainfall in October in Bhutan (Thimphu)81
11 mm monthly rainfall in November in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
5 mm monthly rainfall in December in Bhutan (Thimphu)5

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in January in Bhutan (Thimphu)6
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in February in Bhutan (Thimphu)8
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in March in Bhutan (Thimphu)10
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Bhutan (Thimphu)11
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in October in Bhutan (Thimphu)9
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in November in Bhutan (Thimphu)6
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in December in Bhutan (Thimphu)5
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in February in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in March in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in April in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in May in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in June in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in July in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in August in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in September in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in October in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in November in Bhutan (Thimphu)0
No heat & humidity in December in Bhutan (Thimphu)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Bhutan, represented by Thimphu, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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