Climate & Season

Best season to visit Bhutan is March through May and October through November. Winter is also good, if you can sustain some cold. Summer is affected by monsoon rains. See chart below to learn about the various season advantages:
  Spring Summer Autumn Winter
  March April May June July August September October November December January February
Climate SunnySomewhat cloudy SunnySomewhat cloudy, chances of rain Somewhat cloudySomewhat cloudy, chances of rain Somewhat cloudyCloudy with showers Somewhat cloudyCloudy with showers Somewhat cloudyCloudy with showers Somewhat cloudySomewhat cloudy, chances of rain SunnySomewhat cloudy SunnySomewhat cloudy SunnySomewhat cloudy, chances of haze SunnyChances of snow SunnySomewhat cloudy, chances of haze

Temp.

day/night

10 to 20 / -1 to 10 °C
50 to 70 / 30 to 50 °F
15 to 25 / 10 to 15 °C
60 to 80 / 50 to 60 °F
15 to 20 / -1 to 10 °C
60 to 70 / 30 to 50 °F
5 to 15 / -10 to 2 °C
 40 to 60 / 15 to 35 °F
In words Sunny, somewhat cloudy, occasional showers. Cloudy or somewhat cloudy, humid with frequent rains. Ceasing rain, from October bright and sunny or somewhat cloudy. Bright and sunny, sometimes hazy, chances of snow.
 
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Activities
  • Cultural sightseeing
  • Trekking
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Wildlife / Birdwatching
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Cultural sightseeing
  • Cultural sightseeing
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Wildlife / Birdwatching
  • Trekking
  • Rafting
  • Cultural sightseeing
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Low altitude trekking
Festivals
  • Punakha Tshechu
  • Paro Tshechu
  • Talo Tshechu
  • Chorten Kora
  • Gom Kora
  • Rhododendron Festival
  • Haa Summer Festival
  • Kurjey Tshechu
  • Trelda Tshechu
  • Mushroom Festival
  • Thimphu Tshechu
  • Gangtey Tshechu
  • Black Neck Crane Festival
  • Jambey Lhakhang Drup
  • Thangbi Mani
  • Jakar Tshechu
  • Druk Wangyel Tshechu
  • Trongsa Tshechu
  • Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham
Benefits
  • Rhododendrons and magnolias in blossom
  • Moderate temperature
  • Nature getting awaken after winter
  • Cheaper package
  • Less tourists
  • Lush greenery
  • Warm weather
  • Bright visibility of mountains
  • Coloured forests
  • Moderate temperature
  • Cheaper package
  • Less tourists
  • Bright visibility of mountains
  • Not really that cold

Rainfall & temperature averages graph: