Climate in Gangtok (Sikkim), India

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from nearest weather station: Darjeeling, India (48 KM, 29 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Gangtok (Sikkim)

THU Sep 16
18°C | 13°C

Moderate rain

FRI Sep 17
18°C | 12°C

Moderate rain

SAT Sep 18
17°C | 12°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Gangtok in India

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month of: June, July, August and September.
  • Gangtok has dry periods in January, February, November and December.
  • The warmest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 20°C (68°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 10°C (51°F).
  • July is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • December is the driest month.
  • December is the most sunny month.
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