Best time to visit, weather and climate Bhutan

Best time to visit Bhutan

Climate Bhutan per month

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

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 Bhutan is 17°C in july and the lowest is 6°C in january.

The average climate figure for Bhutan is an 7,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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 an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



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.


Climate Bhutan

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 6°C 7°C 9°C 11°C 14°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 13°C 10°C 7°C
Night -3°C -1°C 1°C 5°C 8°C 11°C 12°C 12°C 10°C 6°C 2°C 0°C
Precip 6
mm
17
mm
30
mm
42
mm
67
mm
93
mm
148
mm
127
mm
75
mm
32
mm
8
mm
6
mm
Rain
days
3 4 11 17 21 24 27 25 20 11 5 4
Snow
days
5 6 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4
Dry
days
23 18 13 11 10 6 4 6 10 20 22 23
Sun hours
per day
7 7 10 12 12 11 10 11 10 8 7 7
Wind force
in 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 Bhutan january

On average, it is maximum 6° in january in Bhutan and at least around -3° degrees. In january there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 23 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 5 days in january.

Climate Bhutan february

On average, it is maximum 7° in february in Bhutan and at least around -1° degrees. In february there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 6 days in february.

Climate Bhutan march

On average, it is maximum 9° in march in Bhutan and at least around 1° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 7 days in march.

Climate Bhutan april

On average, it is maximum 11° in april in Bhutan and at least around 5° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 2 days in april.

Climate Bhutan may

On average, it is maximum 14° in may in Bhutan and at least around 8° degrees. In may there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 67 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan june

On average, it is maximum 16° in june in Bhutan and at least around 11° degrees. In june there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 93 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan july

On average, it is maximum 17° in july in Bhutan and at least around 12° degrees. In july there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 148 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan august

On average, it is maximum 17° in august in Bhutan and at least around 12° degrees. In august there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 127 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan september

On average, it is maximum 16° in september in Bhutan and at least around 10° degrees. In september there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 75 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan october

On average, it is maximum 13° in october in Bhutan and at least around 6° degrees. In october there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Bhutan.

Climate Bhutan november

On average, it is maximum 10° in november in Bhutan and at least around 2° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm. The it will be dry 22 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 3 days in november.

Climate Bhutan december

On average, it is maximum 7° in december in Bhutan and at least around 0° degrees. In december there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 23 days this month in Bhutan and on average, it snows 4 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Bhutan

The weather for Thimphu in Bhutan will be 20° till 17° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
31 Oct
Licht bewolkt 20°C 5°C 0.1 mm 10% 2m/s 7
Su
1 Nov
Licht bewolkt 19°C 6°C 0.3 mm 25% 2m/s 7
Mo
2 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 18°C 6°C 0.9 mm 45% 2m/s 5
Tu
3 Nov
Licht bewolkt 18°C 5°C 0.7 mm 40% 2m/s 6
We
4 Nov
Licht bewolkt 17°C 3°C 0.2 mm 15% 2m/s 6
Th
5 Nov
Licht bewolkt 15°C 2°C 0.2 mm 15% 2m/s 6
Fr
6 Nov
Helder 14°C 1°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
7 Nov
Helder 14°C 1°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Su
8 Nov
Helder 16°C 2°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Mo
9 Nov
Helder 17°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 6
Tu
10 Nov
Helder 17°C 2°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 6
We
11 Nov
Helder 17°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 6
Th
12 Nov
Helder 17°C 3°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 6
Fr
13 Nov
Helder 16°C 2°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6

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Hotels and apartments in Bhutan

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Flight tickets to Bhutan

Bhutan has 1 airport which you can fly to:

  • Paro Airport
    Paro

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About Bhutan

Bhutan is in the continental part Asia and the capital is Thimphu. The total surface is 47.000 km² and the population consists of 801.540 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 26x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call Bhutan you have to use +975 or 00975 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +9755012457809 or 009755012457809.

Bhutan is in a straight line at 10.202 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 12 hours45.

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Currency Bhutan

In Bhutan the Bhutanese ngultrum and Indian rupee are used to pay.

Exchange rate Bhutanese ngultrum (BTN) 31 october 2020

1 Bhutanese ngultrum = 0,22 South African rand
100 Bhutanese ngultrum = 22,18 South African rand

1 South African rand = 4,51 Bhutanese ngultrum
100 South African rand = 450,85 Bhutanese ngultrum

Exchange rate Indian rupee (INR) 31 october 2020

1 Indian rupee = 0,22 South African rand
100 Indian rupee = 22,08 South African rand

1 South African rand = 4,53 Indian rupee
100 South African rand = 452,82 Indian rupee

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Time difference Bhutan

In Bhutan it is now 05:01 o’clock at night on saturday 31 october 2020. That is 4 hour later than in New Zealand. The time zone of Bhutan is Asia/Thimphu and the Greenwich time is UTC+06.

Vaccinations Bhutan

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Bhutan.

  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)