Though Bhutan is a small country, its climatic conditions vary significantly with both altitude and specific location of a place. So basically the climatic zone in Bhutan is broadly classified into three zones: alpine in the north, temperate in the broad central regions and subtropical in the south. Specifically, our country is showered with rainfall during the monsoon season which starts from June to mid September.
Bhutan experiences four distinct seasons. As all the coins are two sided, each season has its own merits and demerits for the visitors. So it’s must for the visitors to take note of the unpredictable weather of this homely country. Like the unpredictable ocean currents the predictable weather also varies within 24hours forget about its variation within days and months. Nothing is good or bad but thinking makes it so. Therefore, for some of the visitors they find spring the most suitable season in the kingdom. Here, the chill cold winter waves good bye towards the end of the February. Varieties of flowers start to bloom decorating this heavenly nation like a Mary Christmas tree. For an instance, different colors of Rhododendrons blossom in alpine and subalpine regions shaving the country’s undisturbed beauty to perfection which bring wonders to the visitors.
The winds with moisture of Bay of Bengal bring rain in the month of June which has its affect mostly on south and central arenas. With regard to the north, it’s inhabited by the Yak herders when they return to their pastures. Hence it’s also popular for the visitors to pay a visit at the end of summer. Point to be noted that at this time, days are filled with glorious cobalt skies.
The autumn season waves hi from the months of mid September to November marked by shorter days and cooler evenings. The days remain lovely with sunshine which is neither too hot nor too freezing. The skies remain as clear as the monochromatic light and visitors having the desire to view over the high Himalayas are possible during this season.
When the revolution of the earth goes on, coming towards the end of November the weather puts on its winter coat. Here, days remain warm and nights turn cold. The southern regions, being situated at much lower altitude experiences much warmer winters compared to the rest of the zones.
Though the freezing temperature is damn harsh but at the same time the clear skies in the winter months bring good fortune to the visitors: The fortune to view the peaks of the high Himalayas wearing white jackets.