Ravangla is situated in south Sikkim of east India. Located at an elevation of 2130 meters above sea level, Ravangla is a year round popular hill station.
Ravangla, owing to its proximity to Greater Himalayan ranges, experiences a cool weather with an average maximum temperature of 22º Celsius and a minimum of 10º Celsius. The weather in Ravangla can be classified in to distinctive conditions such as summer, monsoon, autumn, winter and spring. Ravangla is at its best from April – June and September – January.
The summer in Ravangla – March to June – usually records a maximum of 25° Celsius and a minimum of 15º Celsius. There will be occasional showers during summer in Ravangla.
The monsoon months in Ravangla are from June to September with an average rainfall of around 300 cm. There will be heavy rains and strong winds during monsoon. The maximum temperature during monsoon in Ravangla is 17° Celsius and the minimum is 12° Celsius.
Autumn in Ravangla is between October and November. Ravangla is seen in full bloom in autumn. The maximum temperature during autumn in Ravangla is 18º Celsius and the minimum is 11º Celsius. A clear view of snow capped Himalayan ranges is possible during autumn in Ravangla.
The winter season in Ravangla is between December and March when the maximum temperature is around 10º Celsius. The days are cool and the nights are chilly and heavy woollens are a must when visiting Ravangla in winter. There will be regular snow falls in Ravangla during winter which can dip the temperature to sub – zero levels.
April to June is the most suitable time to visit Ravangla. This hill station attracts substantial tourists during September to November as well.