Bumthang experiences a cold climate all throughout the year and the best time to visit depends on what the tourist wants to explore. However, planning a trip to Bhutan during the summer season would be an ideal choice when the place offers a spectacular view of a variety of colours. The average maximum temperature in Bumthang goes up to 32°C while the minimum temperature drops down to 0°C.
Climate in Bumthang
Summer Season (April-June)
The summer season in Bumthang let the travellers witness the flora in its full bloom especially the pretty Rhododendrons. Not just this, the pleasant weather with the maximum temperature rising up to 32°C makes it a perfect time to indulge in adventure activities like trekking. Also, planning a visit to Bumthang during May will let one attend the popular Ura Yakchoe Festival.
Monsoon Season (July-September)
Bumthang experiences monsoon from July to September. It is during this time of the year when the tourist destination is characterized by a spell of rain. Even though sightseeing tour becomes a bit difficult but those with the zeal to explore Bumthang even during the monsoon can plan a trip.
Winter Season (November-March)
The weather is far too cold in Bumthang during this time of the year with the average maximum temperature rising up to 7°C while the minimum temperature varying between 0°C and -2°C. Tourist planning to visit Bumthang during December can witness Nalakhar Tshechu.