1 Minimum Temperature: 11° C (Summer), 4° C (Winter)
2 Maximum Temperature: 22° C (Summer), 21° C (Winter)
3 Best Time to Visit : Through out the year.

Gangtok is a bustling, friendly hill station, and the capital of the Himalayan state of Sikkim. The city is situated at an altitude of about 1780 m above the sea level and enjoys a mild temperate climate throughout the year. Integration of different cultures in the region makes this place a heaven on earth.

Summer season : Summers (lasting from late April to June) are mild, with maximum temperatures rarely crossing 22 °C .

Monsoon or Rainy season : The monsoon season from June to September is characterised by intense torrential rains often causing landslides that block Gangtok's land access to the rest of the country.

Winter season : In winter temperature averages between 4 °C and 21 °C .

What to wear : During winters one should pack enough warm clothes to face the spell of chilly winds. In the summers, light cotton clothing will do, but keep a little of warm clothes to meet the uncertain frosty breeze.



Gangtok average temperature & rainfall chart (Month wise)
  City Month Max Temp Min Temp Mean Rainfall mm
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok January 12.6 4.2 31.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok February 14.1 5.5 79.4
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok March 18.3 8.7 122.2
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok April 21 11.5 270.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok May 21.7 13.6 527.7
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok June 22.2 16 611.3
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok July 22 16.6 628.6
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok August 22.4 16.5 563.2
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok September 21.8 15.5 463.4
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok October 20.9 12.3 177.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok November 17.8 8.7 41.7
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Gangtok December 14.4 5.6 21.1