April weather forecast and climate
Thimphu, Bhutan

Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan
Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan

Weather in April

April is a pleasant spring month in Thimphu, Bhutan, with temperature in the range of an average low of 7.1°C (44.8°F) and an average high of 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

In Thimphu, the average high-temperature in April marginally rises, from a comfortable 16.4°C (61.5°F) in March, to an agreeable 20°C (68°F). The average low-temperature, in Thimphu, is 7.1°C (44.8°F).

Rainfall

In Thimphu, in April, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 58mm (2.28") of accumulated precipitation. In Thimphu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 97 days and collects up to 1447mm (56.97") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Thimphu is 12.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are January, March, April and November, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in April in Thimphu?

In Thimphu, in April, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 58mm (2.28") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Thimphu have in April?

In April, the average length of the day is 12.8h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Thimphu?

Months with the most sunshine in Thimphu, Bhutan, are January, March, April and November, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Thimphu have in April?

In Thimphu, the average sunshine in April is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Thimphu?

Months with the highest UV index are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in April in Thimphu?

In Thimphu, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average temperature in April - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average high temperature in April: 20°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (25°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 7.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.6°C).

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Average rainfall in April
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average rainfall in April - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall in April: 58mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (373mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (8mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average rainfall days in April - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall days in April: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average daylight in April: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 8h

Months with the most sunshine are January, March, April and November (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with the least sunshine are July, August and September (Average sunshine: 5).

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Average UV index in April
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average UV index in April - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average UV index in April: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).

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