Phuentsholing, Bhutan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Phuentsholing, Bhutan? If you're planning to go to Phuentsholing, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Phuentsholing, Bhutan

Based on the climate and weather in Phuentsholing, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Phuentsholing, Bhutan by month

January

January for Phuentsholing is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

If you visit Phuentsholing during February, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

March

If you go to Phuentsholing in March, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

April

April in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

May

If you are traveling to Phuentsholing in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

June

If you vacation in Phuentsholing during June, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

If you vacation in Phuentsholing during July, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

August

In August, Phuentsholing is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Phuentsholing, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September in Phuentsholing is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

October

If you vacation in Phuentsholing during October, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

November is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

December in this region is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Phuentsholing, Bhutan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Phuentsholing, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Phuentsholing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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