Best Time To Visit Punakha

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Country rank: 6 out of 14 Places To Visit In Bhutan

Sub-Region: Punakha District


What is the best time to visit Punakha?

March -July is the best time to visit Punakha, Bhutan. March-May is the spring season in Punakha, and it’s the busiest in terms of tourism. The temperature combined with humidity makes it cool and pleasant during these months. Temperature ranges between 51.1°F (10.6°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C), and average precipitation is of 1-2 days per month. Tourists love springtime because it is one of the best times to enjoy adventure sports such as rafting and trekking. The places are in full bloom with beautiful flowers, and the Punakha looks gorgeous during spring. You need to book your tickets as well as accommodation early to avoid surges. June-August sees the most precipitation with 8-10 days of rain per month. The temperature is cool and comfortable. The fall months of September-November are chilly with temperature ranging between 53°F (11.7°C) and 42.6°F (5.9°C). Tourism is relatively slow because of the weather. December-February, the winter months are frigid with temperature ranges of 45.8°F (7.7°C) and 33.6°F (0.9°C). So, for the warm weather travellers, this time is off-season in Punakha.

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Monthly Weather in Punakha

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January -10 15
February -6 17
March -3 18
April 1 21
May 3 24
June 5 27
July 6 26
August 5 30
September 5 25
October -1 27
November -6 21
December -6 18

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