Gangtok Weather/ Temperature

Gangtok Weather | Best time to visit | Snowfall time
If you are looking for weather & temperature information of Gangtok, this article will give a complete idea. You will find best time to visit Gangtok along with weather in October, November December March April May and in other months in the year.


Gangtok Temperature today & 7 days weather forecast


Gangtok Weather forecast coming 3 months  

Gangtok weather in April – Temperature ranges from Max 20 o C  to Min 11 o C   Average rainfall 290 mm
Weather in May –  Temperature ranges from Max 21 o C  to Min 13 o C  Average rainfall 552 mm
Gangtok weather in June – Temperature ranges from Max 22 o C  to Min 15 o C  Average rainfall 603 mm


Gangtok Weather | Gangtok Temperature | Best Time to visit


Vest time to visit Gangtok  | Gangtok snowfall time

You can plan your travel to Gangtok at any time of the year. Every season will offer you a different flavor. Weather in varies from sub-tropical in the south to tundra in the north. It mainly has five seasons.

Spring (March to April)

March to April it is considered a very good season with moderate temperature. This is the best time to see rhododendrons, orchids, various flowers & snowfall in Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass & sometimes in the city of Gangtok.

Summer (May to Jun)

As summer is not very hot in Gangtok. It draws the maximum no of tourist. The city experiences a temperature climate & it ranges from 18oC (64oF) to 25oC (78oF). This is the time Gangtok gets maximum no of tourists, hence it will incur a high cost. 

Monsoon (Jul to Mid Sep)

July to mid September to this is the time when the state gets maximum rainfall. This is not considered to be a good season to visit the city. Heavy rain increases the risk of landslide during monsoon. But still it is an ideal place to enjoy Indian monsoon with lush green valleys, hills along with beautiful clouds & fog.    

Autumn (Mid Sep to Nov)

October & November just after monsoon this is probably the best time to travel with clear sky & moderate temperature. Temperature ranges from 8oC to 20oC. It is also a good time for photography.

Winter (Dec to Feb)

These are the coolest months (temperature ranges from 4oC to 14OC) & some part of state receives a good volume of snowfall. One can have snow in North district & part of East district including Tsomgo Lake & Nathula Pass. Occasionally Gangtok also gets some snowfall. This is considered to be the best time to see snowfall in the city & other parts of the state.


Gangtok Temperature & Rain Fall Chart


Avg. Temperature

Avg. Rain Fall (mm)

Max 12 o C  Min 4 o C30.9
Max 13 o C  Min 5 o C79.1
Max 18 o C  Min 8 o C116
Max 20 o C  Min 11 o C289.1
Max 21 o C  Min 13 o C552.6
Max 22 o C  Min 15 o C603.1
Max 22 o C  Min 16 o C649.9
Max 22 o C  Min 16 o C574
Max 21 o C  Min 15 o C487.7
Max 20 o C  Min 12 o C181.1
Max 17 o C  Min 8 o C40
Max 14 o C  Min 5 o C22.7


Gangtok Rainfall Temperature graph | Climate graph

Gangtok temperature Climate graph

Gangtok Climate graph













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