One of the 20 Dzongkhags comprising Bhutan, Samtse has pleasant weather condition throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Samtse is during the winter season when the weather is cool to explore the points of interest in and around Samtse. The average maximum temperature in the tourist destination rises up to 28°C while the minimum temperature drops down to 13°C.
Climate in Samtse
Summer Season (April – June)
The summer season in Samtse begins from April and stretches to June. During this time, the temperature ranges from 23°C to 28°C. A sightseeing tour would be a little difficult but those who don’t mind exploring Samtse in such warm temperature can plan a trip.
Monsoon Season (July-September)
Samtse experiences monsoon from July to September. During this time, a considerable amount of rainfall occurs in Samtse. Tourists who want to experience the rain of Samtse can plan a trip for a different experience.
Winter Season (November-March)
This is the best season to visit Samtse letting the tourists witness a clearer sky, warm and soothing sunlight. During this time the temperature ranges from 13°C to 24°C, making it a perfect time for a hiking or cycling tour, road trip or a sightseeing tour.