Weather in Darjeeling is mild and often wet or foggy but it combines with stunning mountain terrain to provide many memorable sights and experiences.
Darjeeling weather offers a relative moderate climate. Monsoon season (July ‘ Aug) is the season to avoid visiting Darjeeling. Autumn (Sept’ Nov) of a popular time for visitors. Winters (Dec- Jan) are generally cool, with temperatures averaging 5 degrees to 8 degrees Centigrade. Spring (Feb’Mar) rarely gets hotter than 26 degrees Centigrade; make it popular time with the visitors.
Best time to Visit Darjeeling:
In winters, weather in Darjeeling gets cold and wet season features heavy downpour. As a result,The best time to visit Darjeeling is either in the months preceding the rains (March to May) or in the cooler season after summer (Sept’nov), Beware, though, that April and may are high season and tourists areas gets very crowded.
What to wear in Darjeeling on holiday:
Visit to Darjeeling are often accompanied by fog and even in summer, it can get chilly, Darjeeling weather means you should bring a light sweater or jacket to ward off chilly evenings. Hoeavy Downpour in rainy seasons will require a good umbrella, at the minimum. Winter temperatures can easy drop to 2 degrees Centigrade, so bring a warm coat, scarf and hat.