Thimphu monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Thimphu

Thimphu average temperature chart (Celsius) Thimphu average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Thimphu (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 6.9 8.1 11.3 14 16.1 17.9 17.8 17.8 16.8 15 11.5 8.7
°F 44.4 46.6 52.4 57.3 61 64.3 64.1 64 62.3 59 52.8 47.7

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Thimphu monthly rainfall chart (mm) Thimphu monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Thimphu (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 8 9 34 79 180 411 529 391 247 81 11 5
inches 0.3 0.4 1.3 3.1 7.1 16.2 20.8 15.4 9.7 3.2 0.4 0.2
Rainy days 1 1 3 5 11 17 20 20 14 4 1 0

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Thimphu

Thimphu average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Thimphu
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 8.1 7.7 8 8.3 7.3 6.3 4.7 4.9 5.6 7.6 8.2 8.1

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Thimphu average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Thimphu average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Thimphu (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C -6.8 -4.6 -0.4 3.3 6.3 9.5 10.2 9.9 8.2 3.5 -1.7 -5.5
Max °C 7.2 8.4 11.6 14.3 16.4 18.2 18 18 17.1 15.3 11.9 9.1
Min °F 19.8 23.7 31.3 37.9 43.3 49 50.4 49.7 46.7 38.3 29 22.2
Max °F 32.4 35.4 42.1 47.8 52.3 56.8 57.4 57 54.7 48.9 41.2 35.2

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Thimphu average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Thimphu average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Thimphu in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 19.6 19.8 21.2 23.1 24.7 25.8 26.1 25.7 25.6 25 23.3 21.1
°F 67.4 67.6 70.2 73.5 76.4 78.4 79 78.3 78.2 76.9 73.9 70

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Thimphu average winspeed by month (km/h) Thimphu average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Thimphu (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 5 6 7 8 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 4
mph 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 3 3 2 2 3

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Thimphu relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Thimphu
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
60% 61% 60% 66% 73% 78% 82% 81% 79% 70% 62% 59%

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Thimphu weather stats

Thimphu weather statistics
Hottest month: July 17.8°C 64°F
Driest month: December 5mm 0.2ins
Sunniest month: December 8.1hrs
Coldest month: January 6.9°C 44.4°F
Wettest month: July 529mm 20.8ins
Warmest sea: July 26.1°C 79°F
Map showing location of Thimphu (27.46609, 89.64191)

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