Darjeeling Climate & Weather

Darjeeling Current Weather

rain

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Min

3°C

Max

12°C

Best Season / Best Time to Visit Darjeeling

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Year Weather Chart

Feb

rain

Min

4 °C

Max

12 °C

Mar

rain

Min

9 °C

Max

19 °C

Apr

rain

Min

12 °C

Max

19 °C

May

rain

Min

13 °C

Max

20 °C

Jun

rain

Min

16 °C

Max

21 °C

Jul

rain

Min

15 °C

Max

20 °C

Aug

rain

Min

16 °C

Max

23 °C

Sep

rain

Min

15 °C

Max

20 °C

Oct

clear-day

Min

12 °C

Max

20 °C

Nov

fog

Min

11 °C

Max

20 °C

Dec

clear-day

Min

6 °C

Max

15 °C

Jan

rain

Min

5 °C

Max

13 °C

Best Season / Best Time to Visit Darjeeling

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A picturesque hill station in the state of West Bengal, Darjeeling experiences five distinct seasons: summer which prevails from April to June, monsoons from July to August, autumn from September to November, winter from December to January, and spring from February to March. The average annual maximum temperature is 14.9° Celsius, while the average minimum temperature is 8.9° Celsius.

The summer in Darjeeling is quite comfortable with the temperature never crossing 25° Celsius. The mild weather attracts a lot of tourists to Darjeeling who throng the town to escape the summer heat.
The short monsoon that Darjeeling experiences is characterized by intense downpour which often leads to landslides and road blocks. The average annual rainfall here is about 3092 mm.

Autumn in Darjeeling is quite beautiful, though it is marked by the occasional showers.

Darjeeling experiences cold winters with the average temperature remaining within 5° Celsius to 7° Celsius, and an average minimum temperature of -2° Celsius. Snowfall is rare nowadays, but there it does get the occasional winter showers which further dips the temperature and also causes landslides.

Springtime in Darjeeling is beautiful with greenery and flowers all around. During this time the temperature remains between 10° Celsius to 20° Celsius and the weather is ideal for exploring the town.

The best season to visit Darjeeling is between March to May, and September to November. During this time, the weather remains pleasant with clear blue skies and bright days.  Tourists can enjoy roaming around the scenic hill-station and can also catch a glimpse of the breath-taking view of the sunrise on the Kanchenjunga from the Tiger Hill.

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Darjeeling Photos in February

Kanchunjunga,Darjeeling

Photo by

DILPREET BANERJEA

Kanchunjunga, Darjeeling
Kanchunjunga,Darjeeling

Photo by

Snigdha Chakravarty

Kanchunjunga, Darjeeling

Darjeeling Photos in March

Happy Valley Tea Gardens,Darjeeling

Photo by

PRANAY AGRAWAL

Happy Valley Tea Gardens, Darjeeling
Toy Train,Darjeeling

Photo by

Kaustav Sen

Toy Train, Darjeeling

Darjeeling Photos in April

Ghoom Monastery,Darjeeling

Photo by

Raghavendra Gunaga

Ghoom Monastery, Darjeeling
Ghoom Monastery,Darjeeling

Photo by

Shubhanjana Das

Ghoom Monastery, Darjeeling

Darjeeling Photos in May

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park,Darjeeling

Photo by

Ashit Ghosh

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling
Happy Valley Tea Gardens,Darjeeling

Photo by

Ashit Ghosh

Happy Valley Tea Gardens, Darjeeling

Video Reviews

Very good view & amazing place

Very good view & amazing place  Video Review
01:41

Tiger Hill

Vilas Sawant
3rd Nov 17

A beautiful place to relax

A beautiful place to relax  Video Review
00:55

Shrubbery Nightingale Park

Sayan banerjee
15th May 16

Latpanchar forest, Darjeeling

Latpanchar forest, Darjeeling  Video Review
02:03

Latpanchar

Swakhar Pachal
9th Jan 18

A wood at the lap of Himalaya

A wood at the lap of Himalaya  Video Review
02:02

Latpanchar

Susanta Sadhukhan
9th Jan 18

Ahaldara, sunrise view point

Ahaldara, sunrise view point  Video Review
01:45

Ahal Dara View Point

Swakhar Pachal
9th Jan 18

Mahananda wild life Sanctuary

Mahananda wild life Sanctuary  Video Review
01:17

Latpanchar

Swakhar Pachal
9th Jan 18

Coronation Bridge

Coronation Bridge  Video Review
00:50

Coronation Bridge, Siliguri

Susanta Sadhukhan
8th Jan 18

A bridge near siliguri

A bridge near siliguri  Video Review
01:20

Coronation Bridge, Siliguri

Swakhar Pachal
9th Jan 18

Darjeeling mall 360 view. Popular as chourasta

Darjeeling mall 360 view. Popular as chourasta  Video Review
01:23

The Mall And Chowrasta

Iam Sbk
3rd Jan 18

Nipponjan Myohoji Buddhist temple

Nipponjan Myohoji Buddhist temple  Video Review
01:19

Peace Pagoda

Sarath Kumar
2nd Jan 18