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Gangtok Climate & Weather

Gangtok Current Weather

partly-cloudy-day

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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16°C

Max

24°C

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Year Weather Chart

Oct

partly-cloudy-day

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15 °C

Max

23 °C

Nov

clear-day

Min

11 °C

Max

21 °C

Dec

clear-day

Min

6 °C

Max

15 °C

Jan

partly-cloudy-day

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5 °C

Max

14 °C

Feb

clear-day

Min

6 °C

Max

15 °C

Mar

clear-day

Min

9 °C

Max

19 °C

Apr

rain

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12 °C

Max

22 °C

May

rain

Min

14 °C

Max

22 °C

Jun

rain

Min

16 °C

Max

23 °C

Jul

rain

Min

16 °C

Max

21 °C

Aug

rain

Min

16 °C

Max

22 °C

Sep

partly-cloudy-day

Min

16 °C

Max

22 °C

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Gangtok has a subtropical highland climate, highly influenced by the monsoons. Located at an altitude of 1676 meters above sea level, the place experiences a mild, temperate climate, and remains conformable throughout the year. During the year, Gangtok passes though five distinctive seasons: summer, monsoons, autumn, winter and spring.

The temperature in Gangtok ranges between an average maximum of 22° Celsius during summer and an average minimum of 4° Celsius during winter. The average annual temperature is a comfortable 18° Celsius approximately during the year.

Summer in Gangtok is from April-end to June. The weather during this time is mild with the average temperature ranging from a maximum of 22° Celsius and a minimum of 13° Celsius. In fact, the summer temperature rarely crosses 25° Celsius and summers are quite pleasant here.

Monsoon starts around June and continues till around September. During this time Gangtok experiences heavy downpour with the rains often causing heavy landslides. Gangtok registers an average of 3890 mm of rainfall annually annum and is known to receive highest rainfall in the region.

Autumn in Gangtok stays as long as two months for September to October. During this time the temperature is comfortable and the weather gets less humid owning to the receding monsoon.

Winter here starts around the month of November and continues till around early March. The winters here are characterized by foggy chilly mornings and cold nights. The average winter temperature is between 4° Celsius and 7° Celsius. Though snowfall here is rare now-a-days, it does get quite chilly during December and January with the temperature dipping to around 1° Celsius.

The months from March to May, which is typically spring time, are quite sunny and warm.
The best season to visit Gangtok is during autumn and spring time when the weather is ideal for sightseeing. Even summer is pleasant and is popular among tourists looking to escape the summer heat.

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Gangtok Photos in October

Tsomgo Lake,Gangtok

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Jayanta Dutta

Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
Nathula Pass,Gangtok

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S M Bega Raaj

Nathula Pass, Gangtok

Gangtok Photos in November

Tsomgo Lake,Gangtok

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Chandan Chakraborty

Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
Tsomgo Lake,Gangtok

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DINESH MENDIRATTA

Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok

Gangtok Photos in December

Rumtek Monastery,Gangtok

Photo by

Samita Nandy

Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok
Pelling,Gangtok

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Samita Nandy

Pelling, Gangtok

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