The climate in Thimphu during August can be summarized as mild and very wet.
August is in the summer in Thimphu and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||18°C 64.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||9.9°C 49.7°F|
|Average temperature||13.9°C 57°F|
|Daily sunshine||4.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||391 mm 15.4 ins|
|Rainy days||20 days|
|Sea temperature||25.7°C 78.3°F|
|Windspeed||4.7kph 3 mph|
On average August is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Thimphu with around 391mm 15.4 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 20 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Thimphu in August 2023.
Best places to visit in August
|Hottest month:||July||17.8°C 64°F|
|Driest month:||December||5mm 0.2ins|
|Coldest month:||January||6.9°C 44.4°F|
|Wettest month:||July||529mm 20.8ins|